Just as Spring Valley native David Toews hit the finish line of the Almanzo 100 Saturday afternoon, a big smile flashed on his face.
Residents in Fillmore County are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 3, regarding the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the county. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Montini Hall in Rushford. The hall is connected to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 105 North Mill Street.
Reviewing quotes and bids for equipment dominated discussion during the Tuesday, May 12, Fillmore County commissioners’ meeting.
Kevin Graves, of WHKS, came before the Wykoff City Council Wednesday, May 13, to present a change order in the amount of $22,685, contingent on Rural Development’s approval for items necessary for the wastewater treatment plant project.
The first item of business at the Spring Valley City Council regular meeting May 11 was to unanimously accept a proposal from Gold Cross Ambulance to fill the vacant ambulance director position for the Spring Valley Ambulance Service.
Thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services totaling over $171,000, Fillmore County is able to provide 80 automatic external defibrillators (AED) to be placed throughout the county, as well as provide CPR/AED training, free of charge.
Jimmie Dean, PeopleService, Inc., reported operations are running well with water and sewer during the May 5 Ostrander City Council regular monthly meeting, which had all council members present.
Spring Valley economic development director Cathy Enerson kicked off the EDA’s May meeting with an update for the Spring Valley Mutual Insurance building.
Gold Cross Ambulance Service representative Thomas Fennell addressed the Spring Valley City Council during a special meeting, held on Monday, May 11, to discuss a proposal for an ambulance service team captain and ambulance management support services.
Motorists on Highway 63 between the Iowa border and Spring Valley will encounter a detour beginning Monday, May 18, as concrete road repair work begins, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The results of the District 28B legislative questionnaire distributed by State Rep. Greg Davids (R-Preston) earlier this year show preferences for passing tax relief, keeping the surplus in budget reserves, repealing MnSure and increasing funding for nursing homes.
The Commission on Judicial Selection is recommending three candidates — including Fillmore County Attorney Brett A. Corson and Scott K. Springer, who serves as attorney for several cities in Fillmore County — to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District.
The Fillmore County Board of Commissioners met this past Tuesday, May 5, and considered a request to use available county funds for loans to homeowners for costs associated with internal repairs that need to be done before the Greenleafton wastewater treatment system can be put into service.
An exercise and fall prevention class for seniors will be held twice a week at Kingsland Middle School in Wykoff this summer.
The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative opens its season on DreamAcres farm outside Wykoff with a new play, “Clefts in Twain,” written by artistic director Eva Barr and featuring local performers.