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Fountain City Council approves Structure Lease Agreement


Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Government

The Fountain City Council met on the evening of Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. with all council members present as well as City Clerk Ronda Flattum and Police Chief Tom Mosher.

Consent agenda items approved included the minutes from the March 6, 2014 meeting, Treasurer’s report along with monthly city bills and Fire Department bills.

Rose Voight, representing Taste of the Trail, attended the meeting to discuss the sign that is being worked on to be displayed by the trail. The council will look into having someone build the frame.

Motioned by Schott seconded by Ostby for John Hanson and Tom Mosher to attend a Safety & Loss Control Workshop in Rochester, Minn. on April 17, 2014. Motion carried. Ronda Flattum noted that April is Abuse Awareness month and ribbons have been put up on light poles in town to raise awareness.

The Southeastern League of Municipalities will hold a meeting on April 30, 2014 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. in the Spring Valley. Community Center. The topic will be Destination Medical Center and how it affects your town. In addition there will be a round table discussion on winter issues such as frozen pipes, sidewalk cleaning, snow removal, etc. Attendees will discuss the past winter and how each city dealt with these problems. The council members will decide who can attend this meeting by the registration deadline of April 28.

Police Chief Mosher reported his activity for the month of March 2014. March 7 he assisted in traffic control while John Hanson removed snow from an intersection along Highway 52. A citation was issued for fifth degree assault relating to an incident at the Village Square. Officer Mosher has been working with Dodge County probation on a harassment/custody issue.

A stop sign at the intersection of County Road 11 and Highway 52 was ran over by a semi on March 12. The sign has been replaced. March 14 Chief Mosher assisted a person that was being threatened by an individual with a baseball bat.

March 23, 2014 Police Chief Mosher provided escort during the funeral for Willie Cambern, which Officer Mosher stated he was “proud to be a part of.”

March 24, 2014 Chief Mosher received four hours online education as part of his pursuit training and will attend an additional four hours of hands on pursuit training on April 26 on a course in Rochester, Minn.

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Rushford Peterson Valley triathlon event gains momentum

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Peterson Features

The excitement surrounding Rushford Peterson Valley Tri-City Challenge and Conquer the Bluff is building. A project put forth by the Foundation for Rushford-Peterson Schools, the event is designed to bring awareness to the community and to raise fund ..... 
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Rushford Peterson Valley triathlon event gains momentum

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Features

The excitement surrounding Rushford Peterson Valley Tri-City Challenge and Conquer the Bluff is building. A project put forth by the Foundation for Rushford-Peterson Schools, the event is designed to bring awareness to the community and to raise fund ..... 
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Teal ribbons

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

In 2001, April was first observed nationally as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the color teal was chosen as the official color in representing sexual violence awareness and prevention. In communities all over the United States, advocacy pr ..... 
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Senator Miller planning district visits

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in All Government

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senator Jeremy Miller of Winona, Minn. plans to take advantage of the state legislature’s Easter/Passover break next week to travel around Senate District 28 and meet with residents, schools, businesses and nursing homes. “Me ..... 
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Pieper endorsed for Minnesota State House 28B

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in All Government

Jon Pieper received the DFL House District 28B endorsement in Rushford on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Pieper and his wife Sarah own the Old Village Hall Restaurant in Lanesboro, Minn. They have three children attending school in the Lanesboro School Di ..... 
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Fillmore County police reports 4.14.2014

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in All Police Reports

Chatfield Police Department Amber Marie Brogan, 35, Chatfield, Minn.; 6/13/2013, Assault - 5th Degree - Inflict or Attempt Bodily Harm; Fine of $500 (stay $300 until 3/27/2015), Total fees $290, Local confinement for 90 days (stay 90 days for one ye ..... 
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Preston Area Community Foundation receives $1,500 grant from the Preston Historical Society

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Preston All

The Preston Area Community Foundation recently awarded a $1,500 grant to the Preston Historical Society for the restoration and improvements of the Milwaukee Elevator. The Foundation feels strongly that this type of project is a good match with its ..... 
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Peterson approves assessment policy

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Peterson Government

For some months, the city of Peterson has been pouring over the details of a proposed assessment policy in regards to the 2015 County 25 project. The council had previously discussed setting the cost share at 50 percent city and 50 percent property o ..... 
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