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By John Holler Contributing Writer For five years, Wright County has objected to the funding formula used at the Tri-County Forensics Laboratory its funds with Anoka and Sherburne counties. Over the last several weeks, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has discussed looking into potentially p...Read More
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Safe Communities of Wright County recently promoted the Wright County Sober Ride Program that highlights the value of alternative rides home. The program was especially highlighted during St. Patrick’s Day, where officials also announced extra DWI enforcement and encouraged motorists to find alter...Read More
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Wright County Cares is hosting a community forum Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center, 877 Bison Blvd., Buffalo. Three major organizations — Wright County Sheriff, MEADA Colition of Wright County, and Safe Communities of Wright County — unite to inform, protect, a...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer As an annual rite of passage, the first Wright County Board meeting of every calendar year is opened by Auditor/Treasurer Bob Hiivala. Under state law, there is no county board chairman until a preliminary vote has taken place. That ritual was repeated Jan. 6 and t...Read More
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By John Holler Contributing Writer In what is perhaps the most important single decision of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, at the Jan. 6 meeting of the board, the commissioners handed out committee assignments for 2015. While the general public typically only sees the commissioners at the...Read More
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Borrell: MnDOT a ‘bully, dictator’ by John Holler Contributing Writer   For those who use the River Rider transit program in Wright County, many of them are dependent on the program to get from one place to another. While the program is open to everyone, the majority of the 70,000 riders in...Read More
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Wright County residents thinking about buying a home are invited to attend a one day informative workshop designed to help them learn the basics of home ownership. Home Stretch will be offered Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8 am from 5 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 449 West Broadway, Monticello. To regist...Read More
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