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04/17/2015 - 11:12am
The Carver County Sheriff's Office still has not released the names of an off-duty McLeod County sheriff's deputy and suspect involved in an early morning shooting at the Kwik Trip in Norwood Young America, but did say the deputy was treated for minor injuries and has been released from the Ridgeview Medical Center. The sheriff's office's latest news release on the incident is...
04/01/2015 - 9:43am
Glencoe-Silver Lake’s first public forum regarding its proposed building bond had a slim turnout Monday evening — three residents, two school board members and a reporter. Nevertheless, Superintendent Chris Sonju and Business Manager Michelle Sander explained the estimated $24 million project — slated to be on a May 12 ballot...
04/01/2015 - 9:40am
Clarence and Melinda Mickolichek of Silver Lake both spend a great deal of their spare time piecing things together — just not the same things. Clarence puts together jigsaw puzzles. He recently put together a really big puzzle — over 32,000 pieces — the largest commercially made puzzle available. Melinda, on the other hand,...
04/01/2015 - 9:39am
The Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office is best known as the governing body of state elections, but most of its business is, well, really business. Secretary of State Steve Simon stopped at McLeod Cooperative Power Association Monday morning to talk business. Simon said the cooperative was chosen because it was the oldest registered...
04/01/2015 - 9:37am
The McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission made quick work of its agenda at its Wednesday, March 25, meeting. The agenda had just two items, neither of which drew any public comment. The first was for a conditional use permit for Jason Schwartz in Hutchinson Township, who intends to build a storage shed greater than 2,400 square feet on a...
04/01/2015 - 9:36am
McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann asked the McLeod County Board of Commissioners to re-establish a K-9 dog program to help with narcotics detection and patrol tracking at its Tuesday meeting. The board voted to move forward with a job description for the dog handler. After negotiation with the union, a final proposal will be brought to the...
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