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Lanesboro City Council Report


Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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“There is no parking problem”By John TorgrimsonMonday, August 13, 2001

The Lanesboro City Council sports one of the “coolest” government meeting rooms in all of Fillmore County. By cool, I am referring to the ambient temperature in the room and not the style of decor, which dates back to the “cold war” civil defense era of interior design.

While the air temperature outside last Monday evening hovered in the mid-90’s and the tarmac on Parkway was sending shimmering waves of heat skyward, the city council met in the chilly confines of city hall. By chilly I am likening the experience to being parked next to the celery and the lettuce in the ice box. It was darn near sweater weather and believe me, after weeks of sweltering temperatures, it felt divine.

With council member Peggy Hanson absent from the meeting, and council member Hal Cropp announcing that he would have to leave the meeting early, Mayor John Brose moved the meeting along at a swift, but comfortable pace, with the proceedings concluding in slightly more than a half hour.

Mayor Brose started by thanking everyone associated with the successful operation of the recently concluded Buffalo Bill Days celebration. Calling it a “great success”, Brose thanked the volunteers and city staff for their hard work.

The major item for discussion was a report on the Parking Committee by Cropp. The Parking Committee had been convened to look at traffic and parking problems in the residential and business sections of the city and report back to the city council.

The committee sent out a survey to residents asking them to comment on specific parking problems they have within one block of their home. Of 58 respondents, 37 (64%) responded that they had no problem.

A similar questionnaire was sent to business owners asking if they had received any complaints from customers or employees about parking. Of 15 respondents, 12 (80%) said that there were no complaints.

A number of comments and suggestions were made by residents and business owners ranging from limiting parking on Parkway and Coffee Streets to one hour parking to asking employees of businesses to park behind stores or at the Bass Pond. A number of respondents felt that what parking problem there is in the city was a local one, as parking congestion is mainly limited to the post office and grocery story.

Cropp said that two of three canoe outfitters met with the committee and that they .....
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Board approves feedlots, amends odor conditions

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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Monday, August 13, 2001

The two hog feedlot permits that generated considerable discussion at the July meeting of the Planning Commission were presented to the County Board for approval last Tuesday.

The board approved both the Eric Sc ..... 
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Tattoos: the wonderful world of body art

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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By Bonnie PrinsenMonday, August 10, 2001

My introduction to tattoos came early, but left a lasting impression. When I was about four years old, I noticed a design in green ink on my Uncle Bob’s upper arm. He informed ..... 
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NORSTAD CONSTRUCTION

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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New Homes • Remodeling • Additions
Poured Basement Walls • Driveways • Retaining Walls
Agriculture • Horse Barns • Riding Arenas


Fill, Sand, Black Dirt, Landscaping, Lite Excavation


We offer a plan service ..... 
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Our Gift Shop

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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Features:
Locally made Amish Quilts, Dolls, Baskets & Furniture
Amish Pantry Spices, Mustards, Bread Mixes & Soups
Beaumont Brothers Pottery
Fall Pumpkins, Apples & Scarecrows
Tapestry Wallhangings
Bell Pul ..... 
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Welcome to Bluff Country's Finest Family Campground

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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SUPERSAW VALLEY CAMPGROUND
Deep in the heart of picturesque Bluff Country, welcome to Supersaw Valley Campground, southeastern Minnesota’s scenic family camping area.

Come discover 185 acres of lush, bountifu ..... 
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Journal Profile #84

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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Name: Ellen Collett
Home: Preston, MN
Age: 54
Profession: Homemaker/Daycare
Family: Husband Dave, three daughters, two sons, and six grandchildren
Personal Hero: My mother
Hobbies: Se ..... 
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Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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Volkman~Fenske

Fri, Aug 10th, 2001
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Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Volkman of Rushford, along with Ms. Pat Fenske of St. Charles and Mr. Bernard Fenske of St. Charles are proud to announce the marriage of their children Amanda Sue Volkman and Kevin John Fenske on September 1, 2001 at the Rushford ..... 
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