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Fillmore County Sheriff's office joins Crime Stoppers of MN


Fri, Oct 2nd, 2009
Posted in Government

Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen has announced that the sheriff's office has joined with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota to increase ways that citizens can pass on anonymous tips about crimes.

In addition to remaining anonymous, persons providing tips may be eligible to collect up to $1,000 in reward. Citizens who turn in tips may save thousands of dollars of investigators' time.

Through this partnership, the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office will receive tips that Crime Stoppers of Minnesota collects through its technology and by the increased publicizing of crimes needing additional information to be solved.

Tips may be turned in at a toll-free phone number (1-800-222-TIPS 8477), on-line at www.crimestoppersmn.org, or through SMS Text Messaging TIP674 plus a message to CRIMES (274637) all which are supplied and maintained by Crime Stoppers of Minnesota who guarantees that its procedures protect the identity of the tipster.

Crime Stoppers of Minnesota is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer

A board of directors oversees the operations and fundraising efforts for tax deductible contributions. The program has been in place in Minnesota since 1979 and was the nation's second such program to be formed. Today, there are over 1,300 Crime Stoppers programs worldwide.

Spring Valley budget and levy

Fri, Oct 2nd, 2009
Posted in Government

The Spring Valley City Council has passed a resolution setting the preliminary budget and levy for 2010. At the meeting Monday night, the Council set the preliminary levy at $880,344. City Administrator Deb Zimmer said that, "There will be no salary ..... 
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Rushford approves expansion of Fire Department storage facilities

Fri, Oct 2nd, 2009
Posted in Government

Resolution 2009-068 has officially awarded the "2009 Municipal Improvement Project" to Winona Excavating Company At the Monday, September 28th, city council meeting, both Otomo Engineering Services and BDM Consulting Engineers recommended the firm a ..... 
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Fountain Wastewater Plant Progressing

Fri, Oct 2nd, 2009
Posted in Government

Dave Morrill of McGhie and Betts, Inc. updated the Fountain City Council on the construction progress at the council's October 1 meeting. He reported that there was a meeting with the plant operators at Chatfield along with Chatfield City Clerk Joel ..... 
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Vandalism, brush dump discussed

Sat, Sep 26th, 2009
Posted in Government

During their regular meeting, members of the Lanesboro City Council were able to see firsthand the vandalism that was done to the downstairs bathrooms at the Community Center. City Administrator Bobbie Vickerman explained that late Friday night, Sep ..... 
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Planning Commission recommends approval of Holst feedlot permit

Sat, Sep 26th, 2009
Posted in Government

The Fillmore County Planning Commission at their September 24 meeting unanimously recommended approval of a Conditional Use Permit for a feedlot on the Glenn Holst family farm in Carrolton Township. Glenn and Colette Holst applied for the permit. He ..... 
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Commissioners strongly urge support for off-system bridge program

Sat, Sep 26th, 2009
Posted in Government

All five commissioners signed a letter addressed to Congressman Tim Walz and Representative James Obestar (MN-8th district) urging the continued support of federal funding of the off-sytem bridge program at the board's September 22 meeting. The lett ..... 
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Preston addresses safety concerns

Sat, Sep 26th, 2009
Posted in Government

The Preston City Council at their September 22 meeting decided to formally invite a representative of MnDot to a future meeting to express their concerns and to ask MnDot to do a speed study. Councilman Robert Sauer was absent.

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Chatfield discovers collapsed storm sewer

Fri, Sep 18th, 2009
Posted in Government

Superintendent of City Services Tony Lammers discussed the unexpected discovery of the deteriorated pipe at the city's September 14 meeting. Mayor Les Knutson was absent. The collapse of the storm sewer pipe along Highway 52 between Spring and First ..... 
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