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Editorial: Where’s the transparency?

April 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

At the April 3 Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting, a press release was distributed stating longtime county administrator Mel Ruppert was announcing his retirement, effective immediately. Continue Reading

Letter: Looking out for county taxpayers

April 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

I was reading the April 2 Daily Globe article illustrating wind turbine proceeds being used to lower property taxes of residents in neighboring counties. Continue Reading

Editorial: Kudos to county on Tuesday work

April 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Here’s something we haven’t given in a long while a thumbs-up to the Nobles County Board of Commissioners. Continue Reading

Ruppert’s request turned down

April 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

County denies attorney reimbursement for former administrator
WORTHINGTON On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners denied a request from former county administrator Mel Ruppert for reimbursement of $26,117.35 in attorney fees that accumulated from October 2011 through March 2012. Continue Reading

Nobles County denies attorney reimbursment for former administrator

April 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners denied a request from former county administrator Mel Ruppert for reimbursement of $26,117.35 in attorney fees that accumulated from October 2011 through March 2012. Continue Reading

Editorial: Ruppert’s retirement begs for answers

April 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Tuesday’s news that longtime Nobles County Administrator Mel Ruppert was retiring, effective immediately, leaves more questions than answers. Continue Reading

County Administrator Mel Ruppert announces retirement

April 3, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Longtime Nobles County Administrator Mel Ruppert has announced his intention to retire from his post, effective today.
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Cenzano speaks out after dismissal as County EM director

March 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Nearly a week after Nobles County Emergency Management Director Emily Cenzano was escorted out of the Government Center by County Administrator Mel Ruppert, she’s speaking out about the treatment she says she endured and the possible case she has against the board of commissioners, Ruppert and Deputy County Administrator Sue Luing. Continue Reading

County to fill vacancies in Family Services

March 8, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Two resignations, burn-out lead to reassessment of agency
WORTHINGTON Requests to replace two employees in the Family Service Agency were approved Tuesday morning by Nobles County commissioners, but the agency will need to reassess just how large of a caseload can be placed on employees. Continue Reading