The Mille Lacs County Board has placed Assistant County Attorney Mark Herzing on unpaid administrative leave until he is no longer a candidate for the Mille Lacs County Attorney job held by his supervisor, Jan Jude. The County Board took the action July 15, unanimously passing the motion that concurred with a recommendation by the [...]
Kathleen Heaney, Sherburne County attorney, presented the Sherburne County Economic Development Authority (EDA) plan to the Baldwin Township Board to provide economic development support for Sherburne County cities and townships. According to the plan documents, it is not the intent of the county to duplicate city and township efforts, but rather to assist local governing [...]
The three-way Mille Lacs County attorney race heated up last week when Assistant County Attorney Mark Herzing criticized Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude for her dismissal of a speeding ticket in December 2012. Herzing is opposing Jude in the race for county attorney. A state trooper issued the ticket on Nov. 17, 2012, to [...]
The Mille Lacs County Board conducted the following business at its July 1 meeting. This report was compiled by Joel Stottrup. Group residence housing The board approved a purchase-of-service and group residential housing agreement with Amy Christy, a new provider of adult foster care. Completed reflective markings project The board accepted the [...]
The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its July 20 meeting. This report was written by Joel Stottrup. Street closings The council approved Scott Berry’s request to have certain street sections in downtown Princeton closed from noon until 11 p.m. Friday, July 25, for the annual block party. The temporarily closed sections will [...]
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson calls himself a ‘traditional conservative’ candidate
Jeff Johnson, a Detroit Lakes native, Hennepin County commissioner and the state Republican party’s endorsed candidate for governor, calls himself a “traditional conservative,” likening himself to a Reagan Republican. Former President Ronald Reagan, who served two terms after being first elected in 1980, pushed against labor unions and cut taxes but later in his presidency [...]
Are you interested in the importance of soil health? If you are the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting the second local Soil Health Team Meeting and a Microscope Training on July 1, 2014. All interested citizens should call 320-983-2154 for more information.