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By John Holler Contributing Writer   What started as an unprecedented experiment to achieve county board unanimity turned into a free for all at the April 15 meeting of the Wright County Board, as discussion concerning Wright County’s inclusion in the Trailblazer transit system took an unexpe...Read More
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Borrell: ‘We can’t give blanket approval to this’ By John Holler Contributing Writer   It is a foregone conclusion that, when July 1 comes, Wright County’s River Rider program, which supplies affordable transportation for citizens without their own mode of transport, will be absorbed in...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Every year, Wright County Medical Examiner Dr. A. Quinn Strobl presents her annual report to the Wright County Board of Commissioners. The purpose of the report is to have a historical record of the numbers of deaths in the county, as well as the manner of death. A...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer While the county commissioners, county attorney and sheriff are the names and faces most people associate with Wright County, there are hundreds of other employees who complete the day-to-day operations of running the county. At the March 4 meeting of the Wright Co...Read More
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By John Holler It’s hard to ignore that technological innovations have made the collection and dissemination of news much more instantaneous. For centuries, newspapers have been the primary source of delivering news. But, as social media and internet websites have become the fastest way to get inf...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer One of the sure signs of spring is that the Wright County Board of Commissioners approves its annual list of spring road weight restrictions. For the winter of 2013-14, with a record-setting number of days in which the temperature fell below zero, spring can’t co...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer Dogs have the moniker of being man’s best friend, but, when dogs are deemed to be dangerous, there need to be legal remedies to handle such situations. At the Jan. 21 meeting of the Wright County Board, Assistant County Attorney Brian Asleson came before the boar...Read More
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