Archive for Andrew Meuleners

St. Michael structure fire

According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at 9:37 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, deputies were dispatched to 599 Central Ave. W. in the City of St. Michael for a structure fire.

Upon arrival deputies found the residence fully engulfed in flames.

Fire departments from Albertville Fire, Hanover Fire, and St. Michael Fire were dispatched to the scene to fight the fire.

At this time there are no reported injuries from the fire. The fire is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office as well as the Minnesota State Fire Marshall.

Wright County considers fire assessment fees

Much of the less than one-hour Wright County Board of Commissioner’s meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 2, was spent discussing a proposed change to the fire assessment fees shouldered by county townships.

See the full story in this week’s newspaper.

Remembering Charlie Gross

Charlie Gross, a Delano educator, and coach, who spent his career advocating for women’s sports passed away July 28 at the age of 73.
The cause was complications from mesothelioma, his brother Hal Gross said.

See the full story in this week’s newspaper.

Two drivers injured in Wright County crash

Delano, MN, Two drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Delano Tuesday, June 29 in the  afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP), 26-year-old Matthew Hendrickson of Cokato and 51-year-old Tamara Schaust of Delano were taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment.

The MSP said Schaust suffered life-threatening injuries. Hendrickson suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Highway 12 at Eaken Avenue Southeast.

Doug Ohman Uncovering and Saving History-Metal Detecting Workshop, Saturday, June 18

With the use of simple tools; a metal detector and camera, Doug has respectfully recovered and photographed artifacts that help us reconnect to our past. Come join Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m at Delano Friends of the Library in Delano.
He will share his experiences, photos, stories and actual relics that will help bring local history to life. Outside will be the workshop where you will pair up to look for buried treasure with real metal detectors provided by Mr. Ohman. For ages 6 and up. Limit 25 people. Registration required. A Legacy event.

O’Reilly Auto Parts opens its doors in Delano

May 16 marked the official opening of O’Reilly Auto Parts in Delano, with the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 14.
The decision to open a store in Delano was driven by the area’s population increase and location. The only other two stores in the area are Orono, which is 15 miles southeast of Delano, and Buffalo at 15 miles northwest.

Read the full story in this week’s newspaper.