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Fountain City Council accepts resignation


Fri, Oct 11th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Government

The Fountain City Council met on October 3, 2013 in the City Office. All members of the council were present including Mayor Richard Kujath.

Consent agenda items approved included the minutes from the September meeting, treasurer’s report, monthly City bills, and monthly fire department bills.

City maintenance business included a notice a PTO being taken on October 11, 16, and 17. City maintenance worker Dan Byer turned in his resignation on October 3, 2013 giving the council two week’s notice. A motion was made and seconded to accept Dan’s resignation as public works employee. Motion carried.

City clerk report included a request by Ronda Flattum to begin a quarterly newsletter to get information out to the public. The council agreed this was a good idea. Jim Schott made a motion to have Flattum begin the newsletter on a quarterly basis and Chad Wangen seconded. Motion carried.

The insurance liability waiver was discussed and the council decided not to waive the monetary insurance waiver.

Flattum read Police Chief Tom Mosher’s report in his absence. September 4, 2013 there was a report of animal abuse. Paws and Claws removed the animal from the property and the owners were contacted. September 9, 2013 a bus arm violation occurred. A license plate number was unable to be attained. Also on September 9, there was a complaint of two dogs running loose.

On September 11, Police Chief Mosher sent out a dog citation. The owner was fined by the court and had not yet licensed the animal at the time of the council meeting. If the animal is not licensed within the required time, another citation will be sent out. On September 22, 2013 there were threats to an individual involving a deadly weapon. Chief Mosher attended electronic training during the month of September 2013. The Police Chief’s report was accepted as read.

In old business the city truck has been serviced at Herman’s Standard and the transmission is not faulty. The truck may need a new box in the future but otherwise is in good shape. The council discussed a tractor versus a plow for snow removal. Representatives from several businesses will be invited to the November meeting to discuss their equipment and costs.

In new business a lease agreement with SEMA was discussed. SEMA sent a lease agreement for signature. Motion was made and seconded to have the city attorney review the agr .....
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Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert

Thu, Oct 3rd, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert, 90, of Fountain, Mn., died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Preston United Methodist Church with Pastor Beth Perez officiat ..... 
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Experience a Nightmare on First Street

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Features

Screams will be heard in the graveyard, shrieks will echo through the haunted barn, and cries will send shivers down your spine. If this sounds like fun to you, be sure to grab your boys and ghouls and come to the third annual Nightmare on First Str ..... 
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Fillmore Central to purchase sprinkler system

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central football team raised $8,500 this fall by selling coupon books during their annual fundraiser. This money will be spent on a new sprinkler system for the fields. At the regular board meeting on September 24, At ..... 
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Fountain City Council considers equipment replacement

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Government

By Barb Jeffers The Fountain City Council met on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain City Hall. Council members present were Chad Wangen, Jim Schott, Bryan Ostby. Absent was Dave Gudmundson. Also present were Mayor Richard K ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Camryn Jo Severson

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Social Scenes

Camryn Jo Severson Pat and Melissa Severson of Fountain, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Camryn Jo Severson. Camryn was born August 24, 2013 weighing 5 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18 1/2 inches long. She is welcomed home by big sis ..... 
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Savor “Taste of the Trail” in Fountain, Harmony & Preston on September 21

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Arts & Culture

On three Saturdays in September, the Root River Trail System will feature local food, artisans, entertainment, culture, and fun during an annual trail wide event, Taste of the Trail. On September 21, the towns of Fountain, Harmony and Preston are ..... 
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Fillmore Central prepared for new school year

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central School Board approved a couple of purchases at their regular meeting on August 27. Superintendent Richard Keith explained the five-year lease on the copy machine at the high school will expire in October. They h ..... 
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Nancy Jean Weldon

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Nancy Weldon, 66, of Fountain, Minn. died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. She was born May 13, 1947, in Wykoff, Minn. Her parents were Paul W. Miller and Marjorie Schmidt. She graduated from Preston High School i ..... 
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