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Lanesboro City Council has joint meeting with EDA


Fri, Jul 20th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Government

The Lanesboro City Council held a joint meeting with the Lanesboro Economic Development Authority (EDA) on July 18, 2012, to discuss the Lanesboro 20/20 plan. They also held a special meeting to discuss storm sewer and sewer line repairs.

Hal Cropp of the EDA led the joint meeting, and said they were very pleased to meet with the city and discuss the 20/20 plan, as well as the Community Sustainment Initiative. He asked if anyone had any comments or observations about the 20/20 plan.

Council member Ceil Allen said it was a good document, and she was very happy that it was put together, as it was a lot of work for the committee. “The real issue is how do we get to what the plan is?”

Mayor Steve Rahn said that some of the things in the plan are wishes that may or may not ever take effect, but are something to hope for, such as a development company coming in to build houses.

Allen said there are things that the city can do, and that the Chamber is already doing, to help bring people to Lanesboro.

Julie Kiehne from the Chamber of Commerce said the new website has an area under the community tab called Business Opportunities, and there is a list of businesses and buildings that are available to rent or buy. They could expand it to include more details.

Keith Baker of the EDA commented on the effort that the Chamber put forth to market Lanesboro as a cool place to live and do business, and that a lot of things they do are in the 20/20 plan. “If people move here, a lot of those things will follow,” he said. “I think what you’re doing is very exciting.”

City Administrator Bobbie Vickerman noted that the school is a major factor in community sustainment, as are other facets of the city. “I think we should find out how we can get everyone to work together to move forward. What needs to be done? Maybe we should reach out to these different entities.”

“That’s definitely a worthwhile goal,” said Cropp.

There was some discussion about encouraging families to move to Lanesboro. Vickerman said 42 out of the 387 homes in Lanesboro are second homes for people, a number that has grown in the last few years.

Vickerman also stated that the Lanesboro 20/20, the Chamber Strategic Plan, and the Community Sustainment Initiative all have the same goal of moving Lanesboro forward.

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Lanesboro School Board increases lunch and breakfast prices

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jul 20th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Education

Lanesboro School Board members met briefly on Thursday, July 19th for the regular monthly meeting. All board members were present at this meeting along with Superintendent Jeff Boggs. A few important items were on agenda and were for discussion betw ..... 
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Engagement- Decker-Baskett

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Social Scenes

Decker ~ Baskett Brian Stephen Baskett and Sara Xavier Decker, both of Lanesboro, Minnesota, are happy to announce their engagement. Sara is the daughter of Brian and Maryesther Xavier of Kasson, Minnesota, and the mother of Gabriel, Magnolia, and ..... 
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Wedding - McCabe - Steward

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Social Scenes

McCabe ~ Steward Sean Steward and Kayla McCabe were married June 16, 2012, at the Old Barn Resort, Preston, Minn. Parents of the groom are Dennis and Tammie Steward of Gillette, Wyoming and Vikki Casey Steward of Eden Prairie, Minn. Parents o ..... 
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Calling all aspiring farmers and everyone who eats meat

Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Agriculture

Lanesboro, MN – Consider this hot question concerning the future supply of beef, chicken and pork: Is it really possible to live a happier, healthier lifestyle and, at the same time, save the family farm, raise animals humanly, reduce your carbon ..... 
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Ice cream parlor in Lanesboro takes you to “Another Time”

By Mitchell Walbridge

Mon, Jul 9th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Features

If you’ve traveled down Parkway Avenue in a car, walked down the sidewalk, or taken a bike along the Root River Trail, you’ve probably noticed that there’s a new vibrant shade of pink decorating the historic downtown. Ron and Kathy Kasten have ..... 
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Birth Announcement ~ Quentin Palmer Daniels

Fri, Jul 6th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Social Scenes

Adam and Jodie Daniels of Lanesboro are proud to announce the birth of their son, Quentin Palmer. Quentin was born on May 27, 2012. He weighed 9 lb. 7 oz and was 21 inches long. He joins siblings Kyle, Aubrey, and Grant at home. Grandparents are ..... 
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“Protest!” will showcase songs of the 1960s in this month’s “Over the Back Fence” Community Variety Show

Fri, Jul 6th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

A full cast singing “Marching Up To Freedom Land” a capella will open this month’s “Over the Back Fence” community variety show. “Protest!” is the theme, and the show will feature a variety of music and historical and cultural referenc ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council hears from the Chamber

Fri, Jul 6th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Government

Julie Charlebois, representing the Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce, informed the council about the upcoming Lanesboro Weed-Up at the July 2 council meeting. “With the really warm spring, and being short of funds and no real clarity of who is resp ..... 
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