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Monday Aug 18 | WWTC-AM Eagan

Man Dies Following Standoff In Albertville

An investigation is ongoing after a standoff in Albertville ended tragically. Authorities in Wright County reported Sunday afternoon that a suicidal man was held up in a home near the intersection of 64th Avenue Northeast and Karston Avenue Northeast.

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Related Topix: Albertville, MN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Wright Co. investigates report of armed, suicidal manWright Co....

Wright Co. investigates report of armed, suicidal man Wright County received a report about a suicidal man early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Albertville, MN

Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBS Local

WCCO Viewers' Choice For MN's Best Flea Market

No matter how odd the item you're looking for, there's a good chance you'll find it at a flea market.

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Related Topix: Annandale, MN, Weird

Maple Lake Messenger

Wright County Sheriff's Office issues 224 speeding tickets in July

The Wright County Sheriff's Office issued 224 speeding tickets during the 18-day stretch, the second most speeding tickets of any county outside the metro area, with only Olmsted County issuing 20 more.

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Related Topix: Olmsted County, MN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

St. Cloud Times

MPCA schedules Wright County landfill hearingMPCA schedules Wright...

MPCA schedules Wright County landfill hearing Advanced Disposal Rolling Hills wants to construct a new disposal area Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/08/mpca-schedules-wright-county-landfill-hearing/13764711/ The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has scheduled a public meeting on a proposed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Buffalo, MN

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Star Tribune

GOP Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald ticketed again

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, was ticketed in Wright County last week for violating the terms of her limited license as she awaits trial for alleged drunken driving and resisting arrest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

City council, school board join forces

Common goals and shared interests were discussed by the city's leaders Tuesday, July 29, as Maple Lake's City Council and School Board convened for a joint meeting in the school district's board room.

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Related Topix: Maple Lake, MN, Education Etc., Home Building, Home

Tri

Christian Women's Club meets Aa

It's the "Dog Days of Summer" in more ways than one. Not only is it the theme for a great brunch that you won't want to miss, ladies, held 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Reichel's Event Center in Annandale, it's also the focus of the feature.

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Related Topix: Annandale, MN

Maple Lake Messenger

County declines request for storm siren funds

At the times of dangerous summer storms, often the difference between being forewarned and being caught unaware can be the sounding of storm sirens alerting people that threatening weather is in the area.

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Related Topix: Meeker County, MN, Cokato, MN

Maple Lake Messenger

Wright County Fairest of the Fair

The new Wright County Fair, Fairest of the Fair Ambassadors left to right: Amy Marquette from Buffalo, Sadie Lemke 2013-2014 Ambassador and 2015 Aquatennial Candidate, former Maple Lake Ambassador candidate Maria Zaske from Maple Lake, Jayda Palmer 2013-2014 Ambassador and Chelsea Menshausen from Monticello.

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Related Topix: Maple Lake, MN, Monticello, MN, Cokato, MN, Rockford, MN

Tue Aug 05, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Chaska man faces charges for crash that killed Monticello...

Chaska man faces charges for crash that killed Monticello doctor Korie Schiel was driving a golf cart when Dr Eric Lefebvre crashed into it Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/05/chaska-man-faces-misdemeanor-crash-killed-monticello-doctor/13612755/ Korie Schiel, 39, of Chaska was charged ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monticello, MN

Mon Aug 04, 2014

St. Cloud Times

2 deputies challenge Wright County sheriff2 deputies challenge Wright ...

Having two challengers means there will be a primary election Aug. 12 to narrow the three candidates to two for the general election on Nov. 4. The challengers are Stacy Braun, who works for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, and Bruce Doney, a Wright County deputy.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Otsego, MN

Sat Aug 02, 2014

TwinCities

Anoka county forensic lab receives national accreditation

The Tri County Regional Forensic Laboratory, which also serves Wright and Sherburne counties, earned the recognition earlier this month, according to lab director Scott Ford.

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Related Topix: Anoka County, MN, Sherburne County, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Minneapolis, MN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Roseville Review

They're in your court: Women in the Judiciary

If I was to ask you to name a woman judge, I expect most of you would say "Judge Judy."

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Minnesota, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

County population growing as expected

This fall, two Wright County commissioners will be on the ballot after serving two-year terms.

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Related Topix: Albertville, MN

Maple Lake Messenger

Eight vie for Fairest of the Fair

Eight area girls are competing for the title of 2014 Wright County Fairest of the Fair Ambassador, including former Maple Lake Ambassador candidates Miranda Jordan, Holly Jo Parchem, Heather Schlueter and Maria Zaske.

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Related Topix: Maple Lake, MN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

Wright County Collision: Taking the hassle out of those unfortunate incidents

Owner Neil Bateman welcomes all auto owners to address their body issues at Wright County Collision in Buffalo.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, MN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

Motorcycle vs. golf cart crash kills one

Wright County deputies responded to the accident at 17205 46th St. NW near Wright County Highway 2 in French Lake Township at 3:40 p.m. The driver and lone occupant of the motorcyle, Eric Lefebvre, 51, of Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, MN

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