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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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6 shot in 3 separate Minneapolis incidents within 45 minutes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Six people were shot and injured in Minneapolis in three separate incidents that occurred within 45 minutes of each other. The shootings happened Thursday night. Police say the first call came in at 9:06 p.m. Police responded to multiple 911 calls about a shooting on the ...

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McCaffrey to miss third straight game with hamstring injury

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey will miss his third straight game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings because of a hamstring injury. McCaffrey was held out of practice for a second consecutive day Friday and is listed ...

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