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Fillmore County District Court


Fri, Oct 17th, 2003
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Felony Charges

•Stephanie Louise Halverson, 27, Mabel, was charged with two felony counts stemming from an incident in Mabel on March 2, 2003. Halverson is charged with assault in the second degree - dangerous weapon and making terroristic threats. According to the criminal complaint, Halverson is alleged to have pointed a shotgun at another Mabel woman and threatened to kill her. Halverson is also charged with disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Judge Robert Benson released Halverson on her own recognizance on the condition that she not have contact with the victim and not possess firearms. Her next court appearance is October 27.

•Garrick Robert Sneed, 29, Rochester was charged with felony theft of a motor vehicle . According to the criminal complaint, it is alleged that on June 17 Sneed took a motorcycle from the back of a truck while it was parked in Fillmore. The motorcycle was later located at a pawn shop in Rochester.

Sneed was released after posting bail bond of $10,000. His next court appearance is November 24, 2003.

Felony Disposition

•Jada Ranee Hanson, 26, of Cresco, was sentenced to five years probation by Judge Robert Benson after pleading guilty to felony conspiracy to commit controlled substance in the third degree. The charges stem from a series of incidents between November 2002 and January 16, 2003, where Hanson and her husband Kyle Hanson, manufactured methamphetamine at their rural home in Bristol Township. Kyle Hanson has also pled guilty in the case and awaits sentencing on October 27.

Jada Hanson must serve 120 days in jail and was given credit for 33 days already served. She must complete chemical dependency treatment, cannot use alcohol or drugs and must pay $500 to the State of Minnesota Public Defender’s Fund.

The sentence is a downward departure. According to the Fillmore County Attorney, the defendant showed an amenability to probation.



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Canton woman on the front lines of environmental advocacy

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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How does a girl from the Twin Cites’ suburbs grow up to be an activist for agriculture and the environment?

Loni Kemp of Canton admits it’s a stretch.

She is currently the senior policy analyst for The Min ..... 
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Fillmore County Board discusses Heartland, defers any action

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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It was the Commissioners turn on Tuesday to state their positions —if they had one—regarding the proposed tire burning plant that has raised so many questions since the onset of the project. County Attorney Matt Opat outlined the proposed project’s c ..... 
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Commissioner upset over dust control problem

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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A lengthy discussion concerning the lack of dust control being implemented by Roverud Construction of Spring Grove at their Norway Township site south of Peterson was spearheaded by Commissioner Randy Dahl. He has received numerous calls on the dust ..... 
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Fillmore - Houston Joint Board of Health calls for EIS on Heartland

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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On Tuesday, October 7, the Fillmore - Houston Joint Board of Health passed a resolution asking the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Commissioner to require an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Heartland Tire Burning Facility pl ..... 
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Fillmore County District Court: Morten’s attorney asks that Judge Benson be removed

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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The attorney for Trevor Morten has filed a petition with the Minnesota Court of Appeals asking that Judge Robert Benson be removed from the case.

Morten is charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Tim Lo ..... 
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Preston City Council Report: Sauer fills council vacancy

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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The Preston City Council met in the basement of the F & M Community Bank Monday night to accommodate the great number of citizens that were expected to attend.

The council faced a busy agenda which allowed adjournment after fou ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council Report: City Administrator takes steps to improve city books

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Bobbie Torgerson stepped into her role of city administrator and submitted her plan to correct negative cash balances in city funds at the October 6th Lanesboro Council meeting. Some of the funds had corresponding CDs which Torgerson suggested cashin ..... 
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October is National Pork Month: Yes I work with pigs, and darn proud of it!

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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“I haven’t woke up once and not wanted to go to work. My favorite part of the job is Life being born every day."   Kim Merkel   Farrowing Manager

The swine industry has taken man ..... 
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