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Notice of Application for Livestock Feedlot Permit


Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in All Legals

Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 116, that Eric Ruen has made application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or the County of Fillmore for a permit to construct or expand a feedlot with a capacity of 500 animal units or more.

The existing and proposed feedlot will be located in the SW 1/4 Section 11 T103N R10W, Fillmore County, Minnesota. The existing facility consists of 785 animal units in total and partial confinement and open lots and is permitted for 30 head of steers/heifers, stock cows or bulls, 214 feeder calves, 2000 head of market hogs, and 5 horses. Existing Facilities consist of two 41’ x 200’ total confinement buildings with 8’ pits, one 50’ x 120’ cattle shed with attached open lot and one 34’ x 100’ barn.

The proposed facility will consist of the addition of one new 51’ x 192’ total confinement building with 8’ pit. There will be no open lots. The site will be permitted for 996 animal units consisting of 35 head of steers/heifers, stock cows or bulls, 3200 head of market hogs, and 10 sheep.

This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed feedlot as required by Minnesota State Law.

Published in the Fillmore County Journal, August 25th, 2014.

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Why government openness matters

By Lee Hamilton

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies ..... 
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Rushford Village reviews project, staffing options

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Aug 22nd, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village Government

Getting the Tuff Lane Project underway may finally be drawing near for Rushford Village. Deemed deficient by the county, the city is mandated to remedy the lane bridge, which currently has insufficient tonnage limits. In June project engineer Brian ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson discusses plans for repurposing facilities

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Aug 22nd, 2014
Posted in Peterson Education

Following a recent Tri-City meeting, and meetings with municipal councils and entities, the school board continues to discuss options for repurposing current facilities should the November referendum be successful. In doing so, the district has secu ..... 
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Drug sales, weapons charges pending for Preston man and woman

Fri, Aug 22nd, 2014

Felony Drug Sales and weapons charges are pending against a Preston man and woman following the conclusion of an ongoing drug investigation in Fillmore County. Trevor Schweitzer, age 35 and Nicole Olson age 31, both of Preston were arrested followin ..... 
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Highway 43 detour for culvert repair south of Rushford postponed

Thu, Aug 21st, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village All

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A planned one-day detour on Highway 43 south of Rushford has been delayed by weather and will likely be started on Monday, weather permitting. Motorists on Highway 43 south of Rushford will encounter a detour as Minnesota Depart ..... 
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Highway 43 detour for culvert repair south of Rushford postponed

Thu, Aug 21st, 2014
Posted in Rushford All

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A planned one-day detour on Highway 43 south of Rushford has been delayed by weather and will likely be started on Monday, weather permitting. Motorists on Highway 43 south of Rushford will encounter a detour as Minnesota Depart ..... 
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Harold Eugene VanGundy

Mon, Aug 18th, 2014
Posted in All Obituaries

Harold Eugene VanGundy, 90 of Houston, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse with family at his side. Harold was born June 30, 1924 at the Caledonia Hospital to Carl and Luellen (Olson) VanGundy. He attend ..... 
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Delaine Margaret Johnson

Mon, Aug 18th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Delaine Margaret Johnson, age 79, of Mabel and formerly of Rushford died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel. Delaine was born with her twin sister, Darlene, on January 5, 1935 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Richard and Delora (Da ..... 
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