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Roundabout on Irvine working OK for you?

I drive through the intersection on Irvine Avenue (County Road 15) with the new roundabout several times every day. I think it works great in that application. How about you? What about on a busy 4 lane like what is proposed for Bemidji Avenue?

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Body found, hands free rule update in the news today

In the news today, authorities believe they have found the body of a missing Outing woman, 35-year-old Michelle Mae. The body, according to a release, was found not far from where her vehicle, a black Jeep, was found earlier this month. In other news, the hands free rule appears to be taking hold, but state public safety officials believe it …

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Morning Trivia Oct. 16

Good morning! Since Canada recently celebrated their Thanksgiving holiday, for trivia today, I asked how many provinces make up Canada. The answer is ten! Canada is made up of ten provinces and three territories. The provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan. The three territories are the …

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Chat About Oct 16

On Chat About today, Erin Schneider and Andrea Kingbird from the Northwoods Battered Women’s Shelter will be in to discuss an event coming up Oct. 22, as well as the efforts of the shelter in raising awareness of domestic violence in our community. That’s on Chat About, at about 12:15 p.m.

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Deer surveys, cold weather rule in the news today

Good morning! In the news today, we discussed that members of the Bemidji State University biology department will conduct deer spotlight surveys in the city of Bemidji Monday, Oct. 21. While this may appear like the illegal activity of “shining” deer, residents are asked not to contact law enforcement or disrupt the surveys. They’re getting accurate counts of those pesky …

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Tue Oct 15 Morning Trivia

Good morning! For today’s McDonald’s Morning Trivia question, I asked in what year World War II ended. The answer was 1945! German forces surrendered shortly after Adolf Hitler’s suicide in late April of 1945, with them surrendering unconditionally in the west on May 7 and to the east on May 9. On Sept. 2, 1945, Japan signed the instrument of …

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