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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to immediately terminate Trailblazer Transit Director Gary Ludwig’s employment was declared out of order and ultimately withdrawn at a Joint Powers Board meeting Thursday morning.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...
08/10/2016 - 10:12am
A Winsted man is facing charges of criminal vehicular operation and driving while intoxicated after a two-vehicle accident near Winsted late Saturday afternoon. The accident was reported at 4:24 p.m., and occurred in the area of 230th Street and Cable Avenue, southwest of Winsted. Arrested was Jacob Krueger, 30, of Winsted. Involved were a...
08/10/2016 - 10:11am
CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program awards grants to local communities to fund safety-related equipment and projects. The company recently awarded the city of Glencoe a $2,500 grant for solar-powered rapid flashing beacons for pedestrian signs that will be used to serve the community. “At CenterPoint Energy, our...
08/10/2016 - 10:10am
The 144th annual McLeod County Fair will open Wednesday, Aug. 17, and run through Sunday, Aug. 21. Each day has a theme, and the Friday, Aug. 19, theme is “Celebrating Community,” with Glencoe as the featured community this year. On that day, Mayor Randy Wilson will present a history of Glencoe at 1 p.m., Jim Benson will give a...
08/10/2016 - 10:09am
Two years after initiating a comprehensive street and utility project, the city of Brownton is still struggling to nail down the financing. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering consultant, told the City Council Aug. 2 that Rural Development has yet to approve the city’s application for funding....
08/10/2016 - 10:08am
The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who fled on foot after a vehicle pursuit that started shortly after midnight on Sunday, Aug. 7. The sheriff’s office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the alleged driver, Jacqueline Rodriguez, 22, of Gaylord. According to the sheriff’s office, the chase...
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