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08/27/2014 - 11:05am
  The recent mosquito spraying in Silver Lake raised concerns for some residents about organic gardening and monarch butterfly conservation, the Silver Lake City Council heard at its meeting Monday, Aug. 18. In July, the Council approved contracting with Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc., for mosquito control in the city limits. The short-term contract included three...
08/27/2014 - 8:29am
Trailblazer Transit can’t get service on the road fast enough in Wright County, its Joint Powers Board heard Thursday morning. Trailblazer Executive Assistant, Cindy Posivio, told the Board that Trailblazer provided at least 3,750 rides on three buses in its first month of operation, July, in Wright County. Those statistics reflected...
08/27/2014 - 8:27am
Dean Scheele, a native of Hamburg, has enjoyed traveling and teaching around the United States in New Orleans, La., Williamsburg, Iowa, and Bay City, Mich., but is “happy to be back” as the new principal at First Lutheran School here in Glencoe. Scheele grew up in Hamburg, graduated from Mayer Lutheran High School and earned his...
08/27/2014 - 8:25am
Logan H.A. Pool, 18, of Glencoe, and Sierra A. Newman, 18, of Belle Plaine, were both injured in a vehicle rollover Saturday at about 10:20 p.m. According to the State Patrol, Pool was driving a 2001 GMC Sonoma westbound on Highway 212 near Dairy Avenue, east of Glencoe, when he fell asleep. The vehicle went into the median. The driver...
08/27/2014 - 8:25am
McLeod County will receive dividends totalling $160,574 from the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) — $94,327 for workers compensation and $66,247 for property/casualty insurance. County Administrator Pat Melvin informed the County Board of the dividends at its Aug. 19 meeting, saying that the dividends are awarded to...
08/27/2014 - 8:17am
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