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20
Apr

Legion Riders donate to Trevor’s Fill the Suburban


Mike Huro, president of the Maple Lake Legion Riders, presented a check for $100 to Trevor Pribyl to take to the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital for Trevor Fills the Suburban Campaign to buy personal articles and gifts for sick children. (Photo by Charlene Wurm)
Wed
20
Apr

Pribyl honored for 39 years of service to Lake Region Co-op


The Lake Region Co-op Board of Directors presented Dan Pribyl with a plaque honoring his 39 years of dedication and service to Lake Region Co-op at their annual meeting. Pictured is Secretary Amanda Berndt, Vice President David Jude, President Frank Cruz, Dan Pribyl, Brian Varner, Jason Foss and General Manager Jeff Brandle.

Right: Dan Pribyl with his wife, Mary Jo. (Photos submitted)
Wed
20
Apr

County State Aid Hwy. 12 construction update

Work on Wright County Highway 12 will start up again the week of April 18th, 2016. A detour will be put in place while remaining work on the project is completed. Construction activities on Wright County Highway 12, from TH 55 to the new Roundabout at CR 138, include turf establishment and final cleanup and work on this segment should be completed by mid-May (at which time the detour will be lifted on this portion of the highway).

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Wed
13
Apr

National Volunteer Week April 10-16


Volunteers young and old planted shrubs and trees for the 2015 Hwy. 55 Beautification. (Photos from Messenger archives)

National Volunteer Week celebrates ordinary people that, day in and day out, do extraordinary things.
It salutes the individuals that find that extra hour to lend a hand where it’s needed and honors their enormous contributions. It reminds us all to thank the volunteers we see in our lives, to give them the handshake or pat on the back they so richly deserve.

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Wed
13
Apr

Trevor fills the Suburban for sick kids


Trevor Pribyl, turning 11 on April 21st, showcased some gifts for the 2nd annual "Fill the Suburban" event for his birthday. Trevor will be delivering gifts to kids, toddlers to teens, at the U of M Children's Hospital. (Photos by Rachel Pribyl)

Alex and Joseph Towne delivering to the cause.

Selflessness, defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is: "Having or showing great concern for other people and having little or no concern for yourself." Eleven-year-old Trevor Pribyl likes to be selfless on the one day of the year that is supposed to be about him…his birthday.

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Wed
13
Apr

New trash collector, new pickup day

It’s springtime, and change is in the air. Beginning May 1, Maple Lake residents will have a new trash collector and a new pickup day: Tuesday.

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Wed
13
Apr

Schoolseum project becomes a family affair


Brendon Maness and his father, Dick Maness, beside one of the “Discovering the Then and Now of Maple Lake” Schoolseum displays.

Photographer Brendon Maness and MLFD member, Mike Peterson, during a photo shoot in June of 2015. (Photos submitted)

Brendon Maness on top of the Maple Lake Grain Elevator taking photographs.

Recreational photographer, Brendon Maness, was inspired by Ginger O’Loughlin to photograph local businesses with the intent of creating an exhibit in the Maple Lake Schoolseum. O’Loughlin discovered his talents through pictures he had entered in the 2015 Community Guide Contest.

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Wed
13
Apr

Spring turkey hunting opens Wednesday with more opportunities

With the benefit of expanded spring turkey hunting opportunities in their favor, an estimated 42,000 hunters will take to Minnesota’s fields and forests between Wednesday, April 13, and the end of May, aiming to bag a wild turkey.

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Wed
13
Apr

Lane closures on Hwy. 55 in Rockford this week

Motorists traveling Highway 55 in Rockford may encounter delays as westbound Highway 55 at Main Street is reduced to a single lane after 6 a.m. Monday, April 11.

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Wed
13
Apr

County heading to court to get out of auditor lawsuit

Wright County is looking to have its inclusion in a constitutional question between the State Auditor’s Office and the Minnesota State Legislature dismissed with prejudice in a Ramsey County court.
On Friday, April 1, Scott Anderson, the attorney representing Wright and Becker counties, moved to dismiss the charges. The hearing has been scheduled to be heard at 9 a.m. Friday, May 6.

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