Archive for Montrose

Wright County to consider traffic signal agreement

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider a resolution for a traffic signal at County Road 106 and Highway 25 during its Tuesday, Oct. 28 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include consideration of a contract to codify all county ordinances, approval of minutes and recommendations from the transportation and building committee meetings, and scheduling a public hearing on the county’s fee schedule.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Wright County Board to designate committee for public works building project

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider designating an owners committee for the public works facility project during its Tuesday, Oct. 21 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include authorizing signatures on an easement agreement, approval of out-of-state travel for a planning and zoning conference, and a resolution of support for a federal economic development district.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Who are you voting for? Look for candidate profiles in Monday’s paper

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Each week leading up to the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election, Herald Journal has been publishing a voters guide with include brief profiles of local candidates.

We are featuring only candidates in contested races. Candidates who are running unopposed were not asked to participate.

Candidate profiles for the following races will be published on pages 8-9A of the Oct. 20 edition:

• State Representative District 18A Dean Urdahl* (R-Grove City) versus Steven Shiroo (DFL-Cokato).

• Waverly City Council candidates Kenny Antil*, Adrian (Ben) Duske*, Lane Johnson, Scott Wilson, and Jeremiah Jessen.

• New Germany City Council candidates Nick Hartwig*, Cathy Ruschmeier*, and Paul Engelhart.

• Mayer City Council candidates Erick Boder*, Krista Goedell, Nikki McNeilly, and Kenneth Jeffrey Olson.

• Lester Prairie mayoral candidates Andy Heimerl* and Mark Miller.

• Howard Lake City Council candidates Mike Mitchell*, Al Munson*, Tim Krueger, and Joel Uldrych.

(* denotes incumbent)

Candidate profiles for the following races were published on pages 6-7A of the Oct. 13 edition:

• State Representative District 18B, including incumbent Glenn Gruenhagen (R) of Glencoe, and John Lipke (DFL) of Stewart.

• State Representative District 47A, including Jim Nash (R) of Waconia, and Matthew Gieseke (DFL) of Waconia.

• Carver County Commissioner District 4, including incumbent Commissioner Tim Lynch of Mayer and Frank Long of Watertown.

• Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty of St. Michael versus challenger Stacy Braun.

• Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson versus challenger Derek Lee.

Wright County Board to consider design contract for new public works facility

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider approval of a contract with HCM for designing a new public works facility during its Tuesday, Oct. 14 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a land acquisition request from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and approval of a grant for the sheriff’s office.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Octoberfest at JacqueB’s Saturday, Oct. 11

SPONSORED POST. JacqueB’s, Montrose will host Octoberfest Saturday, Oct. 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. Hog roast with German food will be served.  German music will be provided by Wally Pikal.

Wright County Board to approve preliminary levy

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will approve the county’s preliminary 2015 budget and levy during its Tuesday, Sept. 30 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a Tri-County Regional Forensics Laboratory report, appointment of a veterans service officer and a planning commission member, and approval of ditch assessments.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.