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12/17/2014 - 8:49am
Jeff and Julie Rose of Glencoe announce the birth of a son, Collin Michael Rose, born Nov. 28, 2014, at Ridgeview Medical Center. Collin weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long. He is welcomed home by siblings Braxton and Hanna. Grandparents are Ricky and Julie Rose of Glencoe, Harold and Lynn Schroeder of Gibbon and Rita Kiffmeyer and Steve Smith of Becker.
12/10/2014 - 8:58am
Minnesota State University, Mankato, will present 1,687 degrees during the summer and fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 13. Glencoe students who are graduating include Jennia Bartels, bachelor of science (BS), nursing; Alexander Jenson, BS, sport management; Tyler Lang, bachelor of science-mechanical engineering, cum laude; and...
12/10/2014 - 8:57am
The Stewart City Council approved will raise its levy 3 percent in 2015, it decided at its Monday night meeting. The city had proposed a 5 percent increase when it adopted its preliminary budget in September. Mayor Jason Peirce said the levy increase will provide the city with another $11,270 in revenue. Council Member Kevin Klucas made the...
12/10/2014 - 8:56am
A tough year for farmers also was a tough year for the Brownton Co-op Ag Center, which had an operating loss of $48,428 for its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. Fortunately, patrons heard at the cooperative’s annual meeting Friday, other income and patronage received from investments boosted the bottom line to a positive $51,568....
12/10/2014 - 8:54am
The Brownton City Council agreed on its 2015 budget at its Dec. 2 meeting — one that does not increase taxes — but did not agree on a salary increase for employees. City Clerk Ella Kruse said the 2015 budget included a 3 percent wage increase for employees, but that the City Council was free to decide if it wanted to award 3 percent...
12/10/2014 - 8:46am
On a 3-2 vote, the McLeod County Board of Commissioners approved revisions to its county tobacco-free workplace ordinance to include e-cigarettes on Tuesday evening, Dec. 2. Jean Johnson, public health educator, approached the County Board once again, urging it to approve the revisions. She shared an editorial published in the Hutchinson Leader...
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