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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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To the Editor: After 10 years of serving the senior population of Wright County, Seniors Wright at Home, (formerly known as Faith in Action of Wright County) is closing on Dec. 31. This decision did not come lightly, but was decided upon with care and much consideration due to many factors. All of u...Read More
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Sparks start to fly even before Emmer announcement “Join us in bringing the spirit of Main Street to Washington,” said Delano Attorney and ex talk show host Tom Emmer, as he announced on Wednesday June 5 that he is running to represent the Sixth District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Emm...Read More
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The Wright County Planning Commission has scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, a public hearing on a proposed ordinance amendment relating to athletic complexes as accessories to commercial outdoor recreation uses. After the public hearing, the Planning Commission will make a recommendation and r...Read More
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By John Holler [email protected]   For the last month, it has been known that sitting Wright County Commissioners Pat Sawatzke and Rose Thelen would be squaring off for one commissioner seat in November. At the Sept. 11 meeting of the Wright County Board, the gloves came off and the anim...Read More
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Wright County Community Action (WCCA) is seeking “energetic individuals who are familiar with the needs of their neighborhoods and want to join WCCA in it mission to prevent and resolve conditions of poverty within the community.” The WCCA will hold an election for one consumer sector representa...Read More
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By John Holler Underage drinking has been a problem for generations. Over time, laws have been enacted and enforced to target the underage drinkers and the adults that purchase alcohol for them. But a loophole in the law made it impossible to prosecute those who host parties in which underage drinki...Read More
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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, th...Read More
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