Wright County Newswire

Wright County Newswire

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  1. Enjoying Ney Park by dog powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Maple Lake Messenger

    The Wright County Parks Department hosted its annual dog sledding program, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28. Jack Christopher, standing, makes sure the riders are secure in the sled before giving the word to go. Jack Christopher drives his team of dogs over a snow-covered bridge.

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  2. Ex-medical marijuana officials charged for illegal shipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Post-Bulletin

    ... But shipping products across state lines still violates both state and federal laws. The complaint filed in Wright County Court alleges two officials who no longer work for Minnesota Medical Solutions - which operates a dispensary in Rochester - ...

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  3. VFW Post seeking support for Veterans MemorialRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Maple Lake Messenger

    A dream is closer to reality as the Wright County VFW Post 1901 is now seeking help for the funding of a Veterans Memorial at the post home on Highway 12 in Montrose. The Wright County Veterans of Foreign Wars of Montrose and the Honor Project Committee are committed to seeing the construction of a permanent monument located at the Wright County VFW post home in Montrose.

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  4. Private Pesticide Applicator Workshops ScheduledRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... ay February 9th, 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Hutchinson Event Center a Buffalo, Thursday February 16th, 9:00am - 12:30pm, Wright County Government Center, Rm 120 a Foley, Thursday February 23rd, 12:30pm - 4:00pm, Henry's Catering.

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  5. 3 teens remain hospitalized after crash, charges expectedRead the original story

    Friday Jan 20 | Post-Bulletin

    ... says Greta Jenson and Beckett Olson are in critical condition and Ian Orina is in serious condition. The Wright County Sheriff's Office says a bus was picking up the students and had its stop arm extended Thursday morning. And, when the students ...

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  6. 3 Wright County teens in critical condition after truck hits them at bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | TwinCities

    Three high school students were critically injured when a pickup truck driver ignored a school bus stop sign Thursday morning and struck them in Otsego, the Wright County sheriff's office said. Around 6:50 a.m., law enforcement and medical personnel responded to calls that several pedestrians had been hit as they were about to board an Elk River School District bus.

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  7. Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop9 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Three students were injured when a pickup driver passed through a school bus stop sign Thursday morning, Jan. 19, and struck them in this north Twin Cities metro community, the Wright County Sheriff's Office said.

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  8. Three students struck before boarding school bus in Minn.1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Three students were injured when a pickup driver passed through a school bus stop sign Thursday morning, Jan. 19, and struck them in this north Twin Cities metro community, the Wright County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. 3 high school students struck by pickup in OtsegoRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... Hospital in Coon Rapids Thursday morning. There's no immediate word on their injuries. A statement from the Wright County Sheriff's Office says a bus was picking up the students and had its stop arm extended. And, when the students walked toward the ...

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  10. Tuesday's prep sports roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... Wilken scored 22 points to lead the balanced Cardinals, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, past the host Dragons in the Wright County Conference. Luke Martens scored 22 points and Tre Jones 19 to help the Eagles, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, hold off the ...

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  11. Wright County Child Foster Care party provides smiles to many children's facesRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... children, while the children's families strive to create a healthy environment for them to return home to. Wright County Health and Human Services spreads a little cheer each year by hosting a holiday party. This year's party was held on December ...

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  12. Fender bender at Maple Lake north accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Maple Lake Messenger

    One person was transported by Maple Lake Ambulance after this grey Ford Fusion was rear-ended when turning into the Maple Lake access on County Road 37, Thursday, Jan. 5. According to Maple Lake Fire Chief Todd Borell, both vehicles were heading east. The accident occurred around 2:40 p.m. Maple Lake Ambulance and Rescue, along with the Wright County Sheriff's Department and Allina Ambulance responded to the scene.

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  13. Minnesota artist hopes to save cafe culture one painting at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    As a boy, Mat Ollig often tagged along with his grandparents to Red's Cafe in Montrose, 45 miles west of Minneapolis. Today the Wright County town is a bedroom community, but in Ollig's youth it was more rural than exurban, with Red's the gathering spot for townies and truckers who pulled off Hwy.

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  14. Moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Messenger

    Plans to improve courtroom security inside the 125-year-old Wright County Courthouse have taken a step forward, according to Andy Yackle, the county's director of buildings and grounds. Some security measures proposed in the renovation plan include video surveillance, audio recording of events, weapons screening and an intrusion detection system.

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  15. Maple Lake Chamber of Commerce is community mindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... the metro area who spoke on employment law changes, Hennen said. In November Sergeant Brian Johnson of the Wright County Sheriff's Department spoke about safety in the work place. Another speaker will be giving a presentation on distracted driving ...

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  16. MN Dva Outreach and St. Cloud Medical Center OutreachRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    As most of you are aware, Launette Figliuzzi has resigned as the county Veterans Service officer and Wright County is in the process of hiring her replacement. This is to notify you that MN DVA Outreach has placed two representatives in Wright County.

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  17. Sheriff: At Least 3 Christmas Displays Vandalized In Wright CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... displays were destroyed overnight Saturday into Sunday in a community northwest of the Twin Cities. The Wright County sheriff's office said at least three homeowners reported their displays were vandalized in the city of Rockford. Authorities are ...

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  18. Arenson Annandale Pharmacy sells to Thrifty WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... will close on its purchase of Arenson's, effectively eliminating the last independently owned pharmacy in Wright County. Customers won't be displaced, though. All inventory and prescription files will be transferred to the new store located near ...

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  19. Woman confesses to sending threatening letter to MessengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    A 46-year-old woman from Corinna Township has been charged with terroristic threats after sending a menacing letter to the Maple Lake Messenger early last week that suggested the local public school was the target. Shannon Voeller confessed to wanting to "cause pain" to three Maple Lake High School students mentioned in the letter, but didn't know why, Annette Habisch-Peterson, a captain with the Criminal Investigative Unit for the Wright County Sheriff's Office said.

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  20. DeZiel Heating & - SA/C will keep your furnace fit and your home toastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... Located in Buffalo, DeZiel Heating & A/C is a family-owned and operated HVAC company that has been servicing Wright County and the surrounding communities for the last 18 years. "Safety is the number one reason homeowners should have their furnace ...

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