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  • Road construction

    The Highway 4 resurfacing project from Fairfax to the intersection of Highway 4 and Highway 68 will start on Monday. The project includes the resurfacing of Highway 4 for 13.4 miles, the replacement of 2 …

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    15 Jul 17
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Board will not be considering an increase to its wheelage tax. The county currently has a wheelage tax of $10 per registered vehicle in the county, which generates about $375,000 per year. …

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    15 Jul 17
  • Courtland

    The Courtland City Council recently approved new park equipment at a new park Red Shoe Park. The park is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Red Shoe Drive and Dobie Drive. During …

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    15 Jul 17
  • GSL

    Superintendent Chris Sonju told the Glenco-Silver Lake School board that the district is anticipating a September 5th start date for the 2017-18 school year. Sonju told the board that at the end of July more …

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    15 Jul 17
  • liquor_sales

    The St. James City Council agreed to move forward with drafting an ordinance to allow for off-site liquor sales only on certain Sunday’s during the year at the discretion of the liquor store manager. The …

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    15 Jul 17
  • Animal cruelty1

    Charges have been dropped for the Redwood Falls man suspected in the brutal beating of a cat. Prosecutors dismissed the charge of animal cruelty against 38-year-old Ricky Kruse, citing insufficient evidence to prove guilty beyond …

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    14 Jul 17
  • Jesus Ibbarra

    The St. James man who assaulted an elderly man causing serious injury made his first appearance in Watonwan County District Court. Jesus Ibarra has been charged with first degree assault. According to the criminal complaint, …

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    14 Jul 17
  • butterfield odin school

    Former Butterfield-Odin School Superintendent Lisa Shellum appeared in court Thursday. She was ordered to court by the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office to sign a booking order. Her next appearance in court is scheduled for late …

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    14 Jul 17