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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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Enbridge fails to meet aquifer cleanup deadline in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge has failed to meet a deadline set by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for cleaning up a site where an aquifer ruptured during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline, DNR officials said. The agency had given the company until Friday to repair the ...

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Talbot, Wild beat Kings 3-2, for 2-game sweep to open season

By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick Gaudreau, Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman scored in the second period and the Minnesota Wild held on for a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Cam Talbot started for the second straight night and made 29 saves. He ...

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