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03/28/2015 - 8:06am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 31, at 9 a.m., and among agenda items is the possibility of reinstating the sheriff's department's K9 program. Sheriff Scott Rehmann will be asking for County Board approval of $13,200 to buy a dog and train both the dog and a handler. Also on the agenda are an update on the county's planned switch to a one-sort...
03/25/2015 - 6:49am
The next step to establish a McLeod County trails advisory committee will be at a meeting of people representing all the cities and townships in the county set for Tuesday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at the county courthouse in Glencoe. The meeting was requested by County Parks Director Al Koglin at the March 17 Board of Commissioners meeting in order...
03/25/2015 - 6:48am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners opened the March 17 meeting with recognition of Lester Lindeman, who will be retiring from the Penn Township Board of Supervisors after 54 years of service. Paul Wright, county board chair who presented the certificate of appreciation, said Lindeman was first elected to the board in March 1961, most of...
03/25/2015 - 6:47am
It isn’t often a state commissioner drops by Glencoe, but one did Tuesday, March 17, for an impromptu visit to gather local input about the state’s transportation needs. The state Legislature is currently looking at increased funding for transportation, but the issue is how much and where will it be spent. Charlie Zelle, state...
03/25/2015 - 6:46am
After a series of fits and starts, financing seems to be secured for the new Trailblazer Transit facility in Buffalo. The Trailblazer Joint Powers Board heard Thursday morning that the city of Buffalo will now assume the responsibility of issuing bonds to build the facility, which it will rent to Trailblazer with a lease-to-own contract....
03/25/2015 - 6:44am
Trailblazer Transit is struggling to find drivers for its expanded service, its joint powers board heard Thursday morning. Executive Director Gary Ludwig said the system has a total of about 10 part-time and full-time slots to fill. “There are concerns about salary,” said Ludwig. “We were concerned about that coming into this...
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