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Monticello Man Drowns While Trying to Help Children

MONTICELLO TOWNSHIP -- Another drowning incident in Minnesota, this time in Wright County Sunday. The sheriff's office was called to Cedar Lake just southwest of Monticello at about 5:15 p.m. for a man who had gone into the water and had not returned to the boat. Fifty-two-year-old Chad Holland of...
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Sports Buddies Needed For Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota is looking for "Sports Buddies" to spend a couple days a month hanging out with kids who love sports. The program is looking to match "Bigs" who enjoy sports and being active with kids who also love sports. The Sports Buddies program would pair the Bigs and youth to do sports-related activities like playing sports, watching sporting events, going on outdoor adventures and attending sports clinics.
Wright County, MNhometownsource.com

Wright County sheriff

On June 12, Alicia Caprice Anderson, 54, of St. Michael, was arrested in St. Michael on a Wright County warrant for financial transaction card fraud violations. On June 14, Brandon James Conavatti, 41, of Albertville, was arrested in Albertville on the charge of domestic assault. There were 35 property damage...
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Local Club aims to get kids outdoors at Youth Day

The Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club brought back its Intro to the Outdoors Youth Day last weekend after many years without and the reception was more than organizers hoped for. Within the first couple days of opening registration the event was already filled to capacity, said Tom Hudek of the Sportsmen’s...
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Minnesota farmers desperate for rain amid drought

(FOX 9) - A near statewide drought has many Minnesota farmers feeling uneasy right now. Their corn and soybean crops are withering away each day that passes without much-needed rain. "It’s probably the driest I’ve seen it in my farming career now," Wright County farmer Dan Glessing said. Glessing is...
Hennepin County, MNhometownsource.com

Hennepin County Sheriff

On June 8, deputy responded to a business in the 23400 block of County Road 10 to assist Corcoran Police on a 911 hang up. Deputy arrived on scene and walked into warehouse, nobody appeared to be in distress, deputy spoke to both employees on-site that said everything was okay. Deputy also checked neighboring business, everything appeared okay. Clear assist. No other action was taken.
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Wright County Area Fishing & Hunting Report for 6/18/21

Sunfish are remaining active on Clearwater, Indian, Sugar, and Maple Lakes, as well as, Lake Marie, Lake John and Lake Sylvia, at 5-12 ft. Try Clearwater and Sylvia, near the weed edges in the evening, at 10-14 ft. to catch crappies. Bass and pike remain active along most weedlines. Clearwater, Buffalo, and Cedar Lakes are producing a few walleyes, early or late each day in 15-20 ft. on jigs and leeches, or spinner rigs.
Wright, MNwright.mn.us

Fishing Pier at Beebe Lake Has Been Moved to a New Location

Those who have visited Beebe Lake Regional Park between Buffalo and St. Michael in recent days have noticed a pretty significant change. Last week, a project that the Wright County Parks & Recreation Department had been wanting to do for several years was completed – moving the fishing pier to a new location.
Wright, MNwright.mn.us

Wright County Included in Two DNR Fire Warnings

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has included Wright County in a pair of fire danger warning areas – one for today (June 18) and one that will last until Wright County gets enough rain to be considered out of the danger zone for fires to start and spread quickly.
Buffalo, MNkrwc1360.com

Total Watering Ban Now in Effect in City of Buffalo

The City of Buffalo has instituted a complete ban on lawn watering until further notice. For several weeks, city property owners had been asked to limit watering to every-other day with even-numbered addresses on even numbered days, and odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days. However, due to the persistence of the...
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Blood Donors Needed as Minnesota Faces Critical Shortage

Wright County residents are included in a call to all Minnesotans to donate blood as the state is facing a critical shortfall. Memorial Blood Centers says there is a critical shortage, and that Minnesota is down to a three-day supply to offer more than 30 area hospitals. Officials say the...
Wright County, MNhometownsource.com

Good came from COVID-19 in Wright County license bureau

Nobody questions that COVID-19 has impacted the lives of Wright County residents over the last year, from shelter-in-place orders to mask mandates. But, in some instances, the changes created by the pandemic have resulted in positive changes in terms of conducting business. With the mask mandate now lifted, many have...
Annandale, MNannandaleadvocate.com

Legal Notices – June 16, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF WRIGHT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT FILE NO.: 86-PR-21-2352 IN RE THE ESTATE OF LORI LYNN THOMPSON, DECEDENT NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS. NOTICE IS...
Elk River, MNhometownsource.com

Dead tree falls across Parrish Avenue

A dead cottonwood tree in Otsego could stand no more, and when it fell it landed across more than half of Parrish Avenue to the west of 96th Street. Law enforcement from Elk River and Wright County were called out between 4:30 and 5 p.m. June 5 on a report of tree blocking the roadway in the 10000 block of Parrish Avenue. They directed traffic while the Wright County Highway Department cleared tree limbs and debris from the road.