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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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New Crookston bishop says sexual abuse victims are priority

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — The new bishop of the Crookston diocese said Monday he has learned important lessons about how the Roman Catholic church should respond to abuse by priests. Bishop Andrew Cozzens replaced Bishop Michael Hoeppner, who resigned earlier this year at the request of Pope ...

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Weekly state high school football rankings

By The Associated Press Minneapolis (AP) — The Associated Press state high school football polls for the week of October 19, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers: Class 6A School Total Points Prv 1. Lakeville ...

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