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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...
03/11/2015 - 9:48am
Glencoe-Silver Lake School officially kicked off its informational campaign for its proposed $24.19 million building project at the Glencoe Business Expo Feb. 22, and is continuing its efforts with weekly tours of Helen Baker Elementary and public forums. At Monday night’s School Board meeting, Superintendent Chris Sonju said he had a...
03/11/2015 - 9:47am
McLeod County Commissioner Paul Wright recognized the “exceptional work” of the county’s Geographic Information System (GIS) Division at the March 3 board meeting. The online mapping tools are being extensively utilized throughout the community, maintaining accurate, current and complete geospatial data. The great need for the...
03/11/2015 - 9:46am
Unless the weather regresses dramatically, the Glencoe-Silver Lake School District will not be able to try out its “digital/different day” this year. The topic has been under discussion at recent Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board meetings, and the board gave its approval Monday night to trying it out on a test run. The goal of...
03/11/2015 - 9:44am
McLeod County is still looking to organize a trails plan steering committee. The Board of Commissioners voted to sign a contract for professional services with the Mid-Minnesota Development Commission (MMDC) at the March 3 meeting at a cost of $7,200. However, the board tabled the forming of a committee to help with the organization of a...
03/11/2015 - 9:43am
McLeod County Highway Engineer John Brunkhorst has been doing some spring cleaning of older equipment and asked the Board of Commissioners for new gear at the meeting on March 3. When it was all said and done, the board dished out nearly $236,954, with funding coming from the 2015 highway budget. The big-buck item was the purchase of a 2015...
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