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By Janice Messner Root River SWCD   On September 5, Ron Meiners will retire from the Root River Soil & Water Conservation District after serving 25 years. Ron’s career has taken him through each aspect of the District’s operations.  Ron was initially hired in 1989 as an assistant field technician and gradually assumed the role [...]

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By Jordan Gerard The Caledonia Argus   The city council was presented with a split payment plan from the Law Enforcement Technology Group, Inc. (LETG), a company that specializes in development of hardware and software for law enforcement. The total price of the software is $16,559. When the contract is officially signed by LETG and [...]

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By Jan Lee Buxengard   Over the past 141 years, five generations of the Gilbertson family have owned and kept in continuous agricultural operation, a 160 acre farm in Section 17, Spring Grove Township in Houston County. Present owner Winnifred (Gilbertson) Buxengard and her sons and next owners, Gary, William and Leland, received Minnesota Century [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   During the July school board meeting, it was proposed that the district should consider a “motto” that captures the spirit of what Caledonia schools represents. “You see it in a lot of organizations,” superintendent Ben Barton said. “We’ve done a lot of good things at [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Seven individuals, including the four incumbents, filed for four open seats on the Caledonia Area Schools ISD #299 school board. Filings were closed as of August 12, 2014. Filing for the four open seats were current school board chairwoman and incumbent, Michelle Werner. Also filing [...]

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