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Wells Council chooses LaPointe

Following a meet-and-greet day on Monday afternoon, Oct. 11, and a formal interview process the next day, the Wells City Council has selected a new city administrator. Connor LaPointe has accepted the position and is set to begin in Wells on Nov. 22. The City Council still has to go through the formal process of approving the contract with LaPointe, either at a special meeting or at their next regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 25. LaPointe comes to Wells after serving as the city administrator for Claremont since 2019. He was the first of the four finalists to be interviewed on ...

W’bago proposes tax, rate increase

The Winnebago City Council addressed some grim financial realities at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Discussion began to spiral around inconvenient economic ...

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COVID-19 cases rising faster on reservations in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Native Americans have contracted COVID-19 at two to three times the rate of white Minnesotans over the past month, according to state health officials. There are large pockets of unvaccinated people in the 18 to 49 age range in Minnesota's tribal communities and across ...

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Canada beats US 3-1 in pre-Olympic women's hockey game

By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Emily Clark scored twice, including the go-ahead goal 5:05 into the third period, and Canada beat the United States 3-1 in Game 1 of a nine-game pre-Olympic Rivalry Series between the national women's hockey teams Friday night. It was ...

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