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Winsted council to certify preliminary levy for 2021

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted City Council, during its Tuesday, Sept. 15 meeting, will certify the city’s preliminary levy for 2021. The council will need to certify the final levy in december.

Other items on the agenda include awarding a contract for Westgate pond cleaning, and discussion of a recent watermain break and water facility improvements. The workshop session will start at 5 p.m., and the regular meeting will start at 6 p.m.

Mayer City Council to discuss 2021 street improvements

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will discuss a feasibility study for 2021 street improvements during its Monday, Sept. 14 meeting. Other items on the agenda include audio/visual upgrades for the council chambers and the 2021 preliminary budget. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

MnDOT launches virtual open house for Howard Lake Hwy. 12 project

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has launched a virtual open house to inform Howard Lake residents and interested others about the scope of an upcoming construction project on Hwy. 12.

 

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The Winsted Attic reopens after COVID-19 closure

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The Adult Training and Habilitation Center (ATHC) at 311 Fairlawn Avenue W. in Winsted has reopened its Attic Thrift and Gift shop. It was closed due to COVID-19 concerns this spring.

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LP approves preliminary levy increase of 4.9 percent

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Lester Prairie City Council, during Tuesday’s meeting, adopted a preliminary levy of $1,086,127 for 2021, which represents an increase of 4.9 percent from the 2020 actual levy of $1,035,393.

 

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Man arrested in Carver County on multiple warrants, including from McLeod County

CARVERCOUNTY, MN –

Carver County Sheriff Jason Kamerud issued a press release  noting that Sept. 5 at 9:11 p.m. his office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a threats complaint at 10525 County Road 36, Cologne, MN 55322. The suspect fled on a motorcycle prior to deputies arrival.
Carver County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call to the same residence Sept. 6 for a report of
a fugitive hiding at the residence. It was also reported that the suspect was in possession of a stolen
motorcycle and a handgun. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the McCleod County
Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation
Officers, as well as Mdwwakanton Public Safety Department. The suspect fled on foot and was not
located on this date.
The suspect was identified as Taylor Patrick Sells, 32, of Bemidji. Sheriff’s Deputies
learned that Sells had active warrants from multiple locations:
 Hubbard County: Felony Escape from Custody, Domestics Assault, Possession of Firearm and
Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
 McLeod County: Felon in Possession of a Firearm, 5th Degree Assault
 Carver County: Domestic Assault
Carver County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the residence at 10525 County Road 36, Cologne, MN
55322 Sept. 19 just after 10 a.m. to serve the arrest warrants. A thorough search of the residence and
numerous outbuildings was conducted. Sells was located hiding in a wooded area and he was in
possession of a loaded firearm. He was arrested for the previously mentioned warrants and is currently at
the Carver County Jail. He also is charged with receiving stolen property. Kyra Elizabeth Storberg, 29, of Cologne, was also arrested and charged with obstruction of the legal process and
aiding an offender. She is also currently at the Carver County Jail.