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Mayer City Council to discuss well, water tower, and treatment plant projects

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will discuss 2020 well, water tower, and treatment plant projects during its Monday, Oct. 14 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include 2020 fire contracts, a Watertown-Mayer School District referendum update, council chambers audio/visual system updates, and the 2020 sheriff’s department contract.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

Winsted City Council to conduct public hearing regarding utilities ordinance amendments

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council, during its Tuesday, Oct. 15 meeting, will conduct a public hearing regarding proposed utility ordinance amendments.

Other items on the agenda include consideration of sanitary sewer policies, a review of the council’s third quarter priorities, and an organization report from the Winsted Public Library. Items on the agenda for the council workshop meeting include the proposed purchase of a police vehicle and a review of the city’s snow removal policy.

The workshop will begin at 5 p.m., and the council meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Howard Lake City Council to discuss “Villas” development ordinance modification on Oct. 15

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake City Council will discuss a possible PUD ordinance modification for the Villas of Howard Lake development at their Oct. 15 meeting, which begins at 7:00 p.m.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of the Lions Park Project change order, the closure of Dutch Lake Trails to vehicles on Halloween, authorization for the sale and disposal of a surplus squad car, and police assistance/public street use for the 10th Annual Turkey Tag-Along 5K.


Dassel-Cokato School Board to review assessment results Monday, Oct. 14

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dassel-Cokato School Board will review the 2018-2019 assessment results at their meeting on Oct. 14.

Other items on the agenda are a presentation from the South Africa trip and a discussion concerning bonds.

The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.

Watch out for mud and debris on County roads

MCLEOD COUNTY, MN – With the fall harvest starting and the abundance of wet weather conditions, motorists are reminded to pay particular attention to mud and other debris on the roadways.
Mud that is left on the roadways can create a safety hazard to the traveling public.
Persons depositing mud and other debris onto public roads and streets are responsible for its removal. Failure to clean up mud and other debris may be punishable as a misdemeanor under Minnesota Statutes 169.42.
Mud or debris concerns can be reported to McLeod County Public Works during normal business hours at
320.484.4321 or

After hours and weekends the concerns should be directed to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office at 320.864.3134.
McLeod County Public Works appreciates the public’s cooperation helping maintain a safe highway system.

Our gallery from the Winsted Fire Department Fire Prevention Week is online

WINSTED, MN – CLICK HERE to see photos of students visiting the Winsted Fire Department.