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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to immediately terminate Trailblazer Transit Director Gary Ludwig’s employment was declared out of order and ultimately withdrawn at a Joint Powers Board meeting Thursday morning.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...
08/17/2016 - 10:03am
It never provided refuge for anyone, it was never attacked, and there isn’t a lot of information about it. But Glencoe was home to a fort during the Sioux Uprising of the early 1860s and, on Thursday, a display was dedicated at the original site of the fort, located near the water tower at the intersection of 15th Street and Baxter Avenue...
08/17/2016 - 10:02am
Jay and Shalon Werner of Brownton have been part of the annual Raise the Rouf event since it began 10 years ago. Raise the Rouf began as a fundraiser for Natalie Roufs, who had breast cancer. Shalon Werner was a close friend of Roufs, who lost her battle to cancer in 2009. “We’ve helped since day one,” said Shalon Werner. Jay...
08/17/2016 - 9:59am
Nathan Winter recently received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during their annual meeting and professional improvement conference held in Little Rock, Arkansas. This award is given to agents with more than 10 years of service in cooperative Extension and have exhibited excellence...
08/17/2016 - 9:58am
The Casey’s General Store in Carver was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports at about 8:16 p.m., Sunday, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Casey’s General Store in Carver to investigate a report of an armed robbery. An employee told...
08/17/2016 - 9:52am
Labor Day weekend is a final hurrah to the fun of a Minnesota summer. The Glencoe Police Department, Winsted Police Department, Brownton Police Department, McLeod County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol will be helping keep Minnesotans safe as they travel and celebrate the final weeks of summer. Law enforcement statewide will be...
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