Archive | March 19, 2013

On March 12 parents with children in the Caledonia School District were notified of the presence of scabies in the elementary, middle and high school. The below information was shared and posted on the district website at www.cps.k12.mn.us/page/hot_news. Scabies is caused by a microscopic mite. Attracted to warmth and unwashed body odor, the female mite […]

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By Emily Bialkowski Caledonia Argus   When the Houston County Plan Commission met Feb. 28 two variance hearings were held, as well as two conditional use hearings. The renewal of a conditional use permit for mineral extraction was considered, as were multiple zoning permits.   Conditional uses Tom Vix of Cushon’s Peak Campground in Houston […]

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By Howard Lestrud ECM Poltical Editor   A former chairman of the House commerce and taxes committees, Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, finds himself in the minority this session and said he much prefers being in the majority. “Nobody seeks to get elected into the minority,” said the 11-term southeastern Minnesota legislator. He represents all of […]

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By Clay Schuldt Caledonia Argus   The Caledonia City Council once again discussed the township ambulance subsidy. During the Ambulance Association meeting, five out of the nine townships were represented. Currently, the subsidy is set at $4 per capita with the understanding that city of Caledonia would be willing to give back any leftover funds […]

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By Jennifer Ely Caledonia Argus   The Yucatan Township annual meeting was full of debate on whether or not a decision from a year prior was carried forth in its entirety. At last year’s annual meeting a resolution was presented to band commercial use of Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) in Yucatan Township. Residents said they […]

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