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Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:43 PM

I would like to thank Commissioner Steve Schuldt for taking the advice of the architect and the county engineer by bringing in Ehlers & Associates. Ehlers is a financing firm that will get paid commission when the County Board OKs the bonding to build the new county engineer’s shop at the tune of around $5 million. HSR Associates (architect), will also be paid a very large commission once Commissioners Schuldt, Judy Storlie, and Teresa Walter approve the bond.

  • Just before I was about to make a statement to the Houston County Board of Commissioners during their Aug. 19 meeting, they voted to cancel the “public comment” portion of their weekly meetings indefinitely. These are the words that Steve Schuldt, Judy Storlie and Board Chair Teresa Walter did not want to hear:

     
  • I would like to thank Commissioner Steve Schuldt for taking the advice of the architect and the county engineer by bringing in Ehlers & Associates. Ehlers is a financing firm that will get paid commission when the County Board OKs the bonding to build the new county engineer’s shop at the tune of around $5 million. HSR Associates (architect), will also be paid a very large commission once Commissioners Schuldt, Judy Storlie, and Teresa Walter approve the bond.

     
  • With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities — along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies — see the writing on the wall.

     
  • What is the impact of Maranatha Fellowship (MF) on our wonderful community, my hometown? That’s worth pondering.  I’d like to share how MF has impacted me. 
  • Each year, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) awards approximately $1 million in grants to schools, communities, and nonprofits in order to strengthen early childhood programming and economic development efforts throughout southern Minnesota. 
  • ...in response to the Houston County July 8 board meeting video addressing the county engineer’s proposed new building. 
  • Planning and Zoning... denied the citizens of Houston County a fair chance to present evidence regarding the Erickson mine. 
  • The top three issues facing Houston County: 
  • You can live 3 minutes without air; in a harsh environment, such as blizzard you have 3 hours to survive without shelter. After 3 days you will die without water. The human body is made up of around 60 percent water. 
  • We would like to give you a proper thanks for the warmth that met us this year. Thank you for being curious and for making us a part of your lives. This has been an amazing experience and a great journey that neither one of us will ever forget. 
  • You perhaps more or less remember what congressman and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said on a radio talk show a few months ago about "work" and "culture." It led to a midsize flap about whether he is a racist.

     
  • First of all, I would like to clear a few misleading issues regarding my termination from Spring Grove Public School. I held the position of the Community Ed secretary, not director (as stated on the school web site)! I do not have my license, therefore, by default the Superintendent is the Community Ed Director and ultimately responsible for the program. 
  • June is Rail Crossing Safety Awareness Month. Already this year, there have been 25 highway-rail grade collisions in Minnesota. 
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