Brownton/Stewart

02/15/2017 - 9:21am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake Trapshooting and Skeet team will be able to practice in the Brownton Area Civic Center — but only with a laser trainer. The Brownton City Council, at its Tuesday, Feb. 7, meeting, approved a request from Doug Fegley to use the former wrestling room of the old school building to practice with a laser simulator. But the City Council asked for safety assurances...
02/15/2017 - 9:20am
The city of Stewart may be a “conduit” for issuing bonds for Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) long-term care project. At its meeting Monday night, the City Council heard a proposal to issue conduit bonds to help GRHS fund its major renovation of its long-term care facility. According to John Doidge of GRHS, the health-care...
01/11/2017 - 9:26am
The Stewart City Council breezed through its first meeting of 2017 in about an hour Monday night. The City Council discussed  its proposed north bypass road, to be known as Mill Street, with engineer Andy Kehren of Bolton & Menk. At issue is whether the city should bid the project with turning lanes off County Road 7. The new road...
12/14/2016 - 10:02am
The city of Brownton had just one person show up for its truth-in-taxation hearing Tuesday, Dec. 6. The city is proposing a 1.8 percent tax increase for 2017, which will generate an additional revenue of about $6,700. City Clerk Ella Kruse said the city has started payments on the fire department’s newest truck, which was the reason for...
12/14/2016 - 10:00am
The Stewart City Council swore in its two re-elected council members Monday night — Carol Altrichter and Kevin Klucas — to ensure that it would have a quorum as it moves into 2017. As Monday’s City Council meeting began, the city still did not have a mayor for 2017 nor one more council member. Incumbent Mayor Jason Peirce,...
12/07/2016 - 9:53am
The Stewart City Council, at a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29, authorized the purchase of a used street sweeper for its maintenance department. The City Council considered three different proposals, and voted to purchase a 2002 Elgin Pelican P that had 4,890 hours and 16,916 miles on it. The asking price was $35,000, but with a trade-in value...
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