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  1. Retiring? Then what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Insight News

    A public awareness initiative of Senior Community Services Looking forward to retirement? Are you daydreaming about saying sayanara to the daily grind, the chaotic commutes? Most of us spend 40 years in the workplace developing skills, supporting our families, and helping others. And then, it ends.


  2. Against an Article V Constitutional Convention of StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Budget - While this issue is self evident on the Federal Level, this writer brings to bear the failure of Wright County Minnesota to produce Financial Records he has requested verbally since 2008 and in writing through various avenues since 2009. ...


  3. $1M Powerball ticket sold in Hennepin County goes unclaimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... to claim any prizes. Earlier this month, a $100,000 prize from an All or Nothing lottery ticket sold in Wright County went unclaimed. A total of $9.6 million in Minnesota lottery funds went unclaimed last year. Earlier this week, state Rep. Joe ...


  4. City Council debates landfill expansionRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... waste in addition to the industrial and demolition waste the company currently accepts. Located east of the Wright County Compost Facility, the site has existed since 1965, owned by a number of corporate entities. Advanced Disposal's current ...


  5. $1M lottery prize expires Thursday - check that ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TwinCities

    ... the state's general fund. Earlier this month, a $100,000 prize from an All or Nothing lottery ticket sold in Wright County went unclaimed. On Wednesday, state Rep. Joe Atkins, D- Inver Grove Heights, announced plans to introduce legislation to try ...


  6. New Maple Lake Ambassadors CrownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... visiting Ambassador Royalty in the "Sparkle Section" to the ceremony. Ambassadors from 37 area communities and Wright County organizations attended the morning brunch, parade and coronation. Mayor Lynn thanked committee members, business sponsors, ...


  7. Woman charged in beating death of Minnesota manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | TwinCities

    A woman accused along with her boyfriend in the disappearance and death of a man in Wright County is due in court. Gwen Butcher, 33, was arrested Tuesday night on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Christopher Rossing.


  8. looking to prevent distracted drivingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... to keep people off their cell phones while operating a motor vehicle, something that is easier said and done. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty has been working with Pat Hackman of the Safe Communities of Wright County program to educate and inform ...


  9. 30th Annual Pheasants Forever BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Wright County Pheasants Forever Chapter members and guests observed their 30th anniversary on March 7 at the Classic Hall, Annandale. Highlighting the evening was the presentation of a plaque recognizing the chapter for providing $5,000,000 in funds used for various programs and projects in the county and Minnesota over the 30 years.


  10. 2015 Class AA state girls basketball previewRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Examiner.com

    ... Cardinals and the fourth seeded Minnehaha Academy Redhawks. The Cardinals are the third team from the Wright County Conference to advance to the state tournament. The others are New Prague and Orono. It's been a great March for the conference. There ...


  11. All lanes of I-94 open after collisions near ClearwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | St. Cloud Times

    ... of Exit 183 near Hasty. The Department of Transportation said traffic was being detoured along Highway 24, Wright County Road 75 and Wright County Road 8. Central Minnesota saw its largest snowfall since November on Tuesday morning, and Grabow said ...


  12. Council stalls support of landfill expansionRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    At its most recent meeting Tuesday, February 17, the Maple Lake City Council demurred from Advanced Disposal Landfill's request for a letter to Wright County supporting its proposed expansion. Instead, the council countered with a request of its own.


  13. Police arrest 2 after pursuit across 2 citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... of fleeing police and driving after cancellation; he had a felony warrant for fleeing an officer out of Wright County, according to Waite Park police. The passenger, Teresa Arianna Skutt, 20, was wanted in Sherburne County on a felony narcotics ...


  14. Loch Adventures Steve and Al Loch make the most of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Brothers Steve and Al Loch may be well known as the owners of Loch Jewelers in Monticello, but what you may not know is the pair of Maple Lake residents are also avid outdoorsmen who have been finding ways to enjoy the cold winter temperatures for decades. Steve Loch is a member of the Wright County Divers, a group of 15-20 local divers that enjoy scuba diving on area lakes all 12 months of the year.


  15. East metro girls hockey player of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... trade my high school hockey experience. As a freshman, Voight scored 16 goals and had 10 assists for North Wright County, a girls hockey co-op of Annandale, Monticello and St. Michael-Albertville high schools. Voigt said she transferred to ...


  16. 56 pounds of marijuana, still found in Wright County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    Wright County investigators searching a home found 56 pounds of marijuana, along with an active homemade alcohol distillery in the basement, the sheriff's office announced last week. During the search of the home in Southside Township, which is between Annandale and Kimball, the Wright County sheriff's special investigations unit said smaller amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine also were found.


  17. Board approves grant application for mountain bike trailRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    For several years, the Wright County Board of Commissioners has wrestled with the topic of the Bertram Chain of Lakes Park land acquisition. An ambitious eight-figure project, it has been daunting from the start.


  18. ANML wrestlers win undefeated conference titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Annandale-Maple Lake wrestlers ended their regular season with five more wins, boosting their final record to 21-3 and claiming an undefeated Wright County Conference victory. ANML's only losses this season were to the No.


  19. Siberian Huskies lead sleds through Ney ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... the thrill of being pulled on a sled by a team of Siberian Huskies through the woods. Kurt Eich with the Wright County Parks welcomed the group. He said the dog sled rides began back in 2007 and has grown in popularity every year. He also shared ...


  20. Diving ducks drive habitat restoration at Wright County's Pelican LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    Diving ducks drive habitat restoration at Wright County's Pelican Lake Pelican Lake habitat restoration could bring transformation to lake known for diving ducks Check out this story on sctimes.com: With the opening of a dam, the slow drawdown of Lake Pelican began in late December. It's part of a restoration meant to restore waterfowl habitat on a lake known for diving ducks.