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By John Holler In 2011, during a time when Wright County was battered with numerous heavy rain storms that were enough to raise county lake levels, the Wright County Board of Commissioners enacted an emergency No Wake Zone on county lakes. A year later, at the Aug. 21 meeting of the county board, the county [...]

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The following are some of the incidents reported by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office for the period ending Aug. 27: On Aug. 22, Hung Phi Dao, 18, of DELANO was arrested in Delano on the charge of fifth degree controlled substance violation. On Aug. 22, Huong Van Dao, 43, of DELANO was arrested in Delano [...]

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The following is a list of some of the sentencing by the Wright County Court for the weeks of Aug. 13 and Aug. 20: William Lee Fiedler, 36, of ROCKFORD was sentenced Aug. 13 for gross misdemeanor domestic assault to 365 days jail, $3,000 fine; 339 days, $2,700 stayed for three years on conditions of [...]

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The primary vote is in for Wright County Dist. 4 Commissioner. This is a new district that includes Precinct 1A in St. Michael (west of County Rd. 19), Albertville, Hanover, Rockford and Rockford Township. Mary Wetter of Rockford Township received the most votes, at 229. Mike Potter of Albertville received 199 votes and will face [...]

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By John Holler sunpressnews@ecm-inc.com   It was known that the Wright County Board of Commissioners would have a new look in 2013, but, following the Aug. 14 primary elections, it became clear that four new commissioners will be seated. Four of the five districts were subject to primary elections to narrow the field down to [...]

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By John Holler Several years ago a bike trail was begun with the purpose of allowing riders to follow the Mississippi River as its makes its way south from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico. At the Aug. 14 meeting of the Wright County Board, the commissioners voted to authorize the Minnesota Department of [...]

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The following are some of the incidents reported by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office for the period ending Aug. 20: On Aug. 14, Mandel Tabor Dye, 27, of ALBERTVILLE was arrested in Albertville on the charges of domestic abuse no contact order violation, obstructing legal process with force and disorderly conduct. On Aug. 15, Jack [...]

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The following are some of the incidents reported by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office for the period ending Aug. 13: On Aug. 6, Miles Robert Hamerlund, 18, of DELANO was charged with misdemeanor underage drink and drive. On Aug. 9, David Blade Clay, 45, of Oklahoma, Ok., was arrested in ROCKFORD on a State of [...]

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