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Shifting speeds

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With the completion of Minnesota 60 through Worthington and reconstruction of Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 in recent years, Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder asked county commissioners Tuesday for permission to have the Mi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Nobles County approves tobacco ordinance

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In a rare afternoon meeting, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved a new tobacco ordinance Tuesday that works to snuff out tobacco-related products targeted to today’s youths.

The county has not had a tobacco ordinanc…continue reading on dglobe.com

Library issue pulled from ballot

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for pot…continue reading on dglobe.com

Governor signs bill allowing Kandiyohi County to appoint auditor, recorder

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

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WILLMAR –– Now it’s up to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or possibly…continue reading on wctrib.com

Governor signs bill allowing Kandiyohi County to appoint auditor, recorder

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

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WILLMAR –– Now it’s up to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or possibly…continue reading on wctrib.com

Tension in Griggs County: All-new county leaders slash budgets and, some say, create climate of fear

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

COOPERSTOWN — Four months after voters replaced all five Griggs County commissioners in a recall election, the replacements have been busy slashing the budget, cutting jobs and trying to implement a controversial construction project that they had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tension in Griggs County: All-new county leaders slash budgets and, some say, create climate of fear

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

COOPERSTOWN — Four months after voters replaced all five Griggs County commissioners in a recall election, the replacements have been busy slashing the budget, cutting jobs and trying to implement a controversial construction project that they had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

County delays rural signage until spring

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Emergency 911 signage for all rural addresses in Nobles County will be delayed until next spring and will now come at an added cost.

Nobles County commissioners decided during their Tuesday meeting to include street names on all in…continue reading on dglobe.com

Second Taurus replaced in county vehicle fleet in two months

August 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Douglas County Commissioners discussed a range of topics at Tuesday’s county board meeting. Tax forfeited lands, a vehicle purchase, bridge replacement and a security committee were key topics. Continue Reading

E-this, e-that, not always e-z

August 1, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Summer hasn’t yet passed and autumn projects are on the agenda for the Douglas County commissioners. A courts remodel project is slated to pick up where it left off and funding requests are becoming common as budget talks draw nearer. E-government is causing traffic to increase at public libraries and e-citations are easing burden on the sheriff’s office. Continue Reading