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April 29, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh The Ottawa County Commissioners met with the Ottawa County Health Center Board members Jody Parks, OCHC Administrator; OCHC Maintenance Director Chris Robins; Spangenberg Phillips Tice, the hospital’s architect; Hutton Construction, the hospital’s construction manager; and Great Plains Health Alliance on April 20 to discuss upcoming hospital renovations and the new clinic. The demolition […]

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County Commissioners

April 29, 2015

April 27, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met with all members present. Carl Eyman, KWORCC, the county’s worker’s compensation company, gave an update on loss ratio. Motion carried to move to executive session for employee matters. No decision was made. Annie Grevas, and Rosie Walter, Community Corrections, visited on the grants they are proposing to […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

April 22, 2015

April 20, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all members present. Richard Belden and John Ihnken, Bennington Senior Center, brought up the only proposal they received for the Bennington Senior Center roof replacement. It was from Best Roofing and Remodeling for $12,191.02. Motion carried to give the Center authority to engage […]

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District Court

April 22, 2015

A marriage license was issued to Laura Wesselius and Isaac Eller. Criminal: Ty Turner, Solomon, was found guilty of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 17 months in KDOC with 18 months supervised probation granted and to pay $813.00 in costs, fines, and fees. Brandon Harder, Minneapolis, was found guilty of […]

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Otte Speaks to Democrats

April 15, 2015

Matt Otte, Chairman of the Mitchell County Democrats of Beloit, was the guest speaker at the Saturday’s meeting of the Ottawa County Democrats at Hal’s Hangout in Tescott. He discussed various issues confronting our state and nation, made some suggestions for future events and advocated being pleasant in discussing the various political issues and not […]

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District Court

April 15, 2015

Marriage licenses were issued to Timothy Korbe and Jami Isbell, Joshua Muller and MoLee Owens, and Ashly Nicholson and Jeffrey Doering. Criminal: Michael Robinson, Concordia, was found guilty of possession of controlled substances and was sentenced to 12 months in KDOC, suspended, with 12 months supervised probation and to pay $543.00 in costs and fees. […]

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Around the County

April 15, 2015

By Karen Brumbaugh The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners held a zoning hearing for a proposed Green Burial Cemetery at the corner intersection of Aspen and 245th Rd. The future vision of the Land Institute is to have prairie grasses with walking trails, benches, and a quiet place to meditate. The motion was approved by […]

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Meeting of Ottawa County Commissioners

April 15, 2015

April 13, 2015 The Board of Commissioners met in regular session with all members present. The commissioners, as the Board of Canvass, reviewed all election records from the General April 7, 2015, City/School Election. Motion carried to declare the election valid. John Copple, Highway Administrator, reported reported that the landfill bridge is back open. Marie […]

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Huelskamp Holds Town Hall in Minneapolis

Huelskamp Holds Town Hall in Minneapolis

April 15, 2015

Representative Tim Huelskamp conducted a town hall meeting on April 8 in Minneapolis. During the nearly hour long session, he discussed a number of topics with local constituents, and offered pointed criticism of his own party. Mr. Huelskamp expressed his continued concern over the growth of the nation’s debt and Congress’s unwillingness to address it. […]

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Minneapolis City Council

Minneapolis City Council

April 8, 2015

The March meeting of the Minneapolis City Council came to order at 7:00 on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Members of the council present at the meeting were: Hope Spano; David Sweat; Russ Thornton; Kerm Wedel; Cathy Hoover; and Kaely Jackson. The Council was joined by Mayor Virginia Hoover, City Administrator Barry Hodges, Deputy Clerk Michelle […]

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