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It’s hard to ignore that technological innovations have made the collection and dissemination of news much more instantaneous. For centuries, newspapers have been the primary source of delivering news. But, as social media and internet websites have become the fastest way to get information, newspapers have struggled to maintain their readership in an increasingly paperless [...]

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Residents and business owners are invited to learn about traffic changes, construction plans and other details for a project that will reconstruct Interstate 94 between Wright County Road 18 and Highway 25 in Monticello. Two open houses will be held at Monticello Community Center, 505 Walnut St., in the Mississippi Room, MnDOT stated in a [...]

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The Wright County Highway Department advises motorists to drive very cautiously when traveling on Wright County Highways this week due to icy patches and blowing and drifting snow.  This advisory covers all Wright County Highways. While Wright County does not anticipate any highway closures at this time, quickly drifting snow is encroaching driving lanes, Wright [...]

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GOP and DFL leaders of the Minnesota House and Senate Feb. 19 answered questions from the press about the legislative session that starts Feb. 25. You can watch that discussion streamed here. The upcoming session is expected to be quite lively, with center stage issues being the minimum wage debate, ongoing issues with MNsure, a [...]

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Thanks to technological advancements, the way of doing business has changed in many respects. The home phone is going the way of the dinosaur. Computers have replaced many of the old-school forms of communication and the image quality of photos, whether from cameras or mobile devices, have become increasingly more advanced. At the Feb. 4 [...]

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