Wright County

by Paul Rignell Contributing writer More than 120 Republican delegates from Otsego and other areas of the new House District 30B gathered at their party’s Wright County spring convention in Buffalo March 10, and on a first ballot they endorsed David FitzSimmons of Albertville as their candidate for state representative. FitzSimmons received more than 76 […]

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Click here to see chart on seat belt use and traffic fatalities by Joni Astrup Associate editor Sherburne County ranks better than most counties in Minnesota when it comes to seat belt use and traffic fatalities. During 2008–2010 in Minnesota, there were 932 vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashes and 409 were not buckled up […]

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One person is still missing after tubing on the Mississippi River in Otsego Friday, Aug. 5. The unidentified male was tubing with a friend, according to a Wright County Sheriff’s release, off Kadler Avenue N. E. around 6:15 p.m. when he disappeared. Wright County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded, searching the river along with the Department of […]

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Sherburne and Wright counties, along with 12 other counties that are a part of the Central Minnesota Continuum of Care (CoC), have been awarded $900,209. The CoC is a network of people who create programs to alleviate homelessness and they were awarded the money by the HUD McKinney-Vento Funding. The $900,209 will be distributed to […]

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Six area public health agencies, including Sherburne and Wright counties, are planning an exercise where they will test their ability to dispense medications to large groups of people in the case of large-scale disease outbreak. Volunteers are being recruited to help from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Zimmerman High School. Volunteers will […]

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