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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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Fillmore Central School Board changes snow day policy

Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Due to the harsh winter and many snow days that came with it, the Fillmore Central School Board discussed the current policy in regards to make-up days. The current policy states the first snow day is forgiven, and after that the district must ma ..... 
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Willis “Willie” J. Cambern

Thu, Mar 20th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Willis “Willie” J. Cambern, 73, of Fountain, Minn. died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Willie was born June 28, 1940 in Preston to Daniel & Evelyn (Smith) Cambern. He attended school in Preston, where h ..... 
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Fillmore Central to move forward with facility projects

Fri, Mar 14th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

The Fillmore Central School Board held a special meeting on March 11 to pass a resolution to issue bonds for projects at both the Preston and Harmony sites. The district is going to finance approximately $4,660,000 in projects with no increase in ..... 
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Fountain City Council reviews financial statements

Fri, Mar 14th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Government

The Fountain City Council met on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall. By a motion made by Jim Schott and seconded by Chad Wangen the Consent Agenda items were approved including minutes from the February 6, 2014 meeting, Treasure ..... 
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Fillmore Central looks at maintaining facilities

Fri, Feb 28th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Fillmore Central Superintendent Richard Keith presented the school board with some of the facility projects that need to be done in the next few years. “We have two great facilities,” he said. “We want to maintain and improve them the best ..... 
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Winslow attends National Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference

Thu, Feb 20th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Agriculture

Young farmer leaders from Minnesota attended the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Conference held in Virginia Beach, Va., February 7-11. Katie Winslow of Fountain in Fillmore County was among the more than 1,0 ..... 
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Fountain City Council shows support for Taste of the Trail

Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Government

The Fountain City Council met Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the city office. All members were present with the exception of Chad Wangen. Mayor Richard Kujath, City Clerk Ronda Flattum, and Police Chief Tom Mosher were also present. ..... 
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Winslow finishes in top four of National Discussion Meet competition

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Katie Winslow of Fountain in Fillmore County finished in the top four of the National Collegiate Discussion Meet competition today at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Conference in Virginia Beach, Va. Sh ..... 
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