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Wykoff News - 8.24.15


By Donna Erdman

Mon, Aug 24th, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Government

Wykoff and area residents attended the Spring Valley Garden Club flower show, “The Sound of Music”, held on Friday, August 14 at the Spring Valley Care Center from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. It was a lovely flower show, which included a sale table, snacks, beverage, and music by the Pick-Up Band. It was a choice location for the yearly event.

There was a going-away party for Ardell Doering at the Bank Gift Haus with eight attending recently.

Ruth Eidkoff, Nelta Stender, and Donna Erdman visited Eunice Thompson on Friday.

On August 14, 15, 16, Goodies & Gas of Wykoff was reasonably lower with their gasoline prices than the surrounding areas.

John Peterson and children came on Monday from Pepin, Wis. to the home of Marguerite Peterson. The three children attended St. Johns vacation bible school. John, then with the help of Ernest Meyer Jr., re-shingled the garage roof. They returned to Pepin on Friday.

Deb Peterson came on Thursday from the cities to visit Marguerite Peterson.

On Saturday, Michael Hopper attended the 7 p.m. Vikings game with his son, Steven. It was the pre-season game with Tampa Bay team.

Bob and Alita Rathbun of Huron and their three children came to visit Renata Comstock on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Comstock of Mo. also came to visit Renata since they had come for a class reunion.

Bill and Sandy Luce went on vacation to visit his cousin Orville and Candace Rehling in Bel Air, Md. August 4-11. They took the plane to Baltimore, Md. and were picked up from the airport and went to their home. Wednesday they toured the area and Thursday they drove to N. Y. and stayed at the Roosevelt Hotel until Saturday. They took a bus tour in N.Y., saw three plays, saw the Today Show, toured 911, and many other attractions. Saturday they went back to Md. Sunday they went to their church and to the Harbor in Baltimore. Monday they went to DC and took another bus tour of that area. They’d been in six different states on the one week trip.

The 30th anniversary of Penny and Caleb Comstock was celebrated on Saturday night at the Wykoff Community Hall with familys and friends.

Randy, Wendy, and Bretta Grabau left on Friday and spent the weekend visiting Crystal, Tom Burmeister and Garreth in Delavan, Wis. returning Sunday night.

Saturday visitor at Ed’s Museum were from Rochester and Stewartville. Mr. .....
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Government this week - 8.24.15

Mon, Aug 24th, 2015
Posted in All Government

• Monday, August 24, Spring Valley City Council, City Hall, 6 p.m. • Monday, August 24, City of Rushford City Council, City Hall, 6:30 p.m. • Monday, August 24, Chatfield City Council, City Hall, 7 p.m. • Tuesday, August 25, Fillmore Coun ..... 
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Canton asks for cleaner streets

Mon, Aug 24th, 2015
Posted in Canton Government

Following recent street repairs, the Canton City Council addressed concerns of horse droppings on city streets at their regular meeting on August 12. Street repairs were recently completed in Canton and the council agreed that they are satisfied a ..... 
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Spring Valley Council OK’s fire bylaw changes

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

The Spring Valley City Council met in regular session on August 10. Members in attendance were Todd Jones, Mayor Jim Struzyk, Bill Bires, Jeff Vehrenkamp, and administrator Deb Zimmer. No visitors had signed up to address the council, so after app ..... 
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City of Harmony featured in documentary

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Government

The Harmony City Council met on August 11, 2015 at 7 p.m. All council members were present. City Administrator Jerome Illg reported that work has begun on the 2016 budget. Illg has also been comparing the model ordinances to Harmony’s current c ..... 
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Rushford hires new public works director

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Government

The Rushford City Council formally approved the hire of Roger Knutson for the position of Public Works Director Monday, August 10. The position, which had been held by Jeff Copley, was declared vacant at the July 27 meeting, following Copley’s req ..... 
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Fountain City Council to consult attorney

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Fountain Government

The Fountain City Council had a full room as they met on August 6, 2015 for their regularly scheduled meeting. Council members present were Chad Wangen, Dave Gudmundson, and Mayor Richard Kujath, along with City Clerk Ronda Flattum and Fountain Pol ..... 
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Mabel ambulance crew deals with scheduling conflicts

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Government

The Mabel City Council met on August 12 at 7 p.m. Council member Liz Folstad was absent. Ambulance Director Neil Folstad reported to the council that Liz Folstad resigned from the Mabel Ambulance Service last week. Scheduling the EMTs and First ..... 
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Root River Trail Towns ask for support

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in All Government

Gail Bernard-Boyum, president of Root River Trail Towns, reviewed the organization’s history and budget at the Fillmore County Board’s August 11 meeting. The organization is a 501c3 non-profit with representatives from nine towns along the Root ..... 
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