Wright County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Man pleads guilty to killing Annandale manMan pleads guilty to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Kyle L. Greene as he and others tried to rob Greene of drugs and money. Soltis is scheduled to be sentenced in Wright County District Court on June 18. Soltis was one of six suspects charged in adult and juvenile court with participating in part or ...

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  2. I-94 ramps to Minnesota Highway 25 to close May 9I-94 ramps to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Highway 94 will close starting overnight May 9. A signed detour will direct motorists along Chelsea Road to Wright County Road 18 and then to eastbound I-94. The ramps from Highway 25 to eastbound I-94 will open by mid-September. Also starting ...

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  3. Upcoming outdoors activitiesUpcoming outdoors activitiesPlant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Plant wildflowers, rake leaves and help spiff up Lake Maria State Park, off Wright County Road 111 west of Monticello, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday during Green Touch Volunteer Day, sponsored by the park's friends group and Wright Hennepin Electric Cooperative.

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  4. The Republican Party left me; Time for me to flyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... d to total of about $500 per year. Which led this writer to ask, where is all the money going? Since 2009, the Wright County Board has refused to provide this writer the financial information he has been requesting since 2009. They have ignored this

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  5. County readies for battle with wild parsnipRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Maple Lake Messenger

    Given the blanket of snow that hit Wright County almost simultaneously, it seemed a little strange to be talking about the growth of weeds in the county, but, at the April 15 meeting of the Wright County Board, the commissioners heard a presentation concerning the spread of wild parsnip in the county and the dangers it poses in rural areas.

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  6. GOP House candidate who ousted incumbent gets primary challengeRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Corey Mitchell and Jim Spencer . A city councilman from St. Michael is running in the August primary for a Wright County-area House seat against a fellow Republican who snatched the party's endorsement from a sitting lawmaker. Kevin Kasel launched ...

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  7. Boys athlete of the week: Cole Neeser, Sauk RapidsBoys athlete of the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... to Alexandria Technical & Community College where he plans to major in law enforcement. "My unicle is a Wright County sheriff's deputy and he's told me a lot of stories, some not good and some interesting. I've always wanted to be a cop and I think ...

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  8. Widow's home burglarized during husband's funeralRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... of the Twin Cities, was burglarized Wednesday while she was attending her husband's funeral. According to the Wright County Sheriff's Office, Anne Crowley said she came home from her husband's funeral at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Delano to find ...

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  9. Missing sex offender arrested in ClearwaterMissing sex offender...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... night in Clearwater. Dagan Michael Lasart, 32, was arrested without incident in Clearwater and booked at the Wright County Jail. Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Minnesota State Patrol and the ...

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  10. County, medical examiner work as crime-fighting teamRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Maple Lake Messenger

    The last thing anyone in the area of law enforcement wants to deal with is a murder. But, as Wright County continues to grow, the odds of having murders in the county rise as well. In the last four years, there have been two murders, both taking ...

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  11. Prep softball roundup: Becker blows by AlbanyPrep softball roundup:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... season. Annandale scored even runs in the sixth inning to break an 8-8 tie en route to defeating Litchfield in Wright County Conference play. Kaelin Smieja had an RBI single and Upsala scored five runs in the fourth inning en route to a Prairie ...

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  12. Prep baseball roundup: Storm strike in 4th in 8-4 winPrep baseball...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... inning with a single, stole a base, then scored the winning run on an error as Annandale edged Litchfield in Wright County Conference action. The Cardinals (1-0) led 10-5 going into the seventh inning but Litchfield scored five runs in the top of ...

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  13. I-94 lane closures in Monticello begin MondayRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... work as part of the I-94 Monticello reconstruction project. The project will preserve and improve I-94 from Wright County Road 18 to just west of Highway 25. Crews will reconstruct all lanes of I-94, add an auxiliary lane to westbound I-94 between ...

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  14. The Republican Party left me; Time for me to flyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... d to total of about $500 per year. Which led this writer to ask, where is all the money going? Since 2009, the Wright County Board has refused to provide this writer the financial information he has been requesting since 2009. They have ignored this

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  15. Get Out: Coming outdoors eventsGet Out: Coming outdoors eventsBuild...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... will lead an introductory map-and-compass event from noon-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Lake Maria State Park, off Wright County Road 111 west of Monticello. Learn to use both while maneuvering through the trees. Beginners should arrive early for ...

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  16. Wright County website upgrades coming in MayRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Maple Lake Messenger

    As advancements in how we communicate and access information becomes more dependent on technology, Wright County is preparing to make a big technological leap, starting in May, as the updating of the county's website is the first step in the process of going increasingly paperless.

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  17. New EHV-1 Cases Confirmed in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Horse

    ... for any other purpose. See our privacy policy for more information. A horse exhibiting neurologic signs at a Wright County, Minn., farm has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1), and several other horses residing at that farm were found ...

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  18. Central Minnesota employment figures improve slightlyCentral...Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... lower than in February of 2013. The trend was similar in most of the counties in Central Minnesota. Except for Wright County, which experienced a rise of 0.1 percentage points to 6.6 percent unemployment, all others experienced a small ...

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  19. Wright County sheriff to seek re-electionWright County sheriff to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    Wright County sheriff to seek re-election on sctimes.com: Hagerty began his service to Wright County in 1985 as a deputy sheriff.

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  20. Upcoming outdoor eventsUpcoming outdoor eventsAuthor Stan Tekiela to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... lifestyles of North American bears illustrated by his photos, at 1 p.m. April 6 at Lake Maria State Park, off Wright County Road 111 west of Monticello. Freewill donations will help cover speaker fees. Park admission costs $5 for the day, $25 for a ...

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