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08/24/2016 - 11:26am
A motion to immediately terminate Trailblazer Transit Director Gary Ludwig’s employment was declared out of order and ultimately withdrawn at a Joint Powers Board meeting Thursday morning. The motion was made in the midst of another long and messy discussion regarding Trailblazer’s workplace environment, and whether Ludwig was complying with a letter of reprimand issued by the...
08/24/2016 - 11:25am
The city of Glencoe will have contested council races on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. Filings for candidacy closed on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Mayor Randal Wilson is seeking re-election and is unchallenged. In Precinct 1, incumbent Daniel F. Perschau is being challenged by Milan Alexander; and, in Precinct 4, incumbent Kevin Dietz is being...
08/24/2016 - 11:24am
The McLeod County Board, on a 4-1 vote, tabled until Aug. 30 a decision on whether it should apply for Legacy grant funding to pave the Dakota Trail. At its Aug. 16 meeting, Parks Director Al Koglin told the board that the trail had received designation as a regional trail, which will allow it to apply for a Legacy Fund grant. It is estimated...
08/24/2016 - 11:23am
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is updating its Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan, and that has the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board pondering whether it should be expanding service hours into evenings and weekends. Beverly Herfindahl of MnDOT said that the proposed plan is based on a survey of transit riders,...
08/24/2016 - 11:21am
Glencoe Chapter 92 of the Experimental Aircraft Association, known as the South Central Minnesota Flyers, will have its annual sweet corn and bratwurst feed and fly-in on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at teh Glencoe Municipal Airport (Vernon Pershau Field). A sweet corn and bratwurst meal will be served with all the trimmings....
08/24/2016 - 11:20am
The McLeod For Tomorrow Leadership Program has set its second annual Glow Run 5K for Saturday, Sept. 10. The Glow Run event is designed to be family friendly, geared for running or walking, and hopes to encourage people to be outdoors and active. Participants are invited to dress in their best glow apparel, and costume prizes will be awarded...
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