Councilmember Lloyd Hilgart has been appointed to a team that will develop a redevelopment request for proposal (RFP) for city-owned properties downtown. Hilgart was appointed Monday, Sept. 8, via a unanimous council vote. He joins Councilmember Tom Perrault on the ad-hoc committee for Block 34 development. “The city will be putting together its vision for [...]

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Wright County Attorney’s Report Matthew David Bettridge, 23, of Buffalo, sentenced Sept. 3 for probation violations for felony theft to 60 days jail. Jeffrey John Bruska, 34, of Buffalo, sentenced Sept. 4 for gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation to 365 days jail, $100 fine; 363 days stayed for one year on conditions of probation, serve [...]

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In 2003, then-Wright County Sheriff Gary Miller estimated that 80 percent of the prisoners in the Wright County Jail were there because of methamphetamine. From manufacturers to sellers to users to those who committed crimes to help support their habit, it was a drug that was gaining a stronghold in Wright County a ruining lives. [...]

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Monticello council members have called a Sept. 22 public hearing to explain a St. Cloud revenue bond sale called on behalf of the CentraCare Health System. St. Benedict’s Senior Community, located in Monticello and operated by CentraCare Health System, a Minnesota nonprofit, was originally financed as part of a revenue bond issued by the city [...]

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The weather for last Saturday’s unique Faith Lutheran Church’s 5K fundraising run was as clear and true as the sound from the church bell being commemorated. Faith Lutheran Church celebrated its 30th Fall Fest Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7 with two days filled with events. Faith Lutheran is located at 12449 Clementa Avenue [...]

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