Government

By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   “On the advice of counsel, I move to suspend the public comment period temporarily.” So opened the August 19 regular Houston County board of commissioners meeting. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, commissioner Steve Schuldt read the comments from his notes. “Slanderous comments accusing a Houston [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   The Houston County board approved the purchase of the LETG system. The Law Enforcement Technology Group system is an all-encompasing system that the county would implement in all of its departements, squad cars, dispatch centers and other places. The system will help the departments all [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Lucille Omodt-Crow, JB Holland Construction and Houston County have agreed to a settlement and release agreement following a dispute the parties had over what Omodt-Crow claims were land use violation. Omodt-Crow alleged in her complaint that the proper conditional use procedures were not followed and [...]

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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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Republican Mike McFadden was not kidding around Tuesday night with an overwhelming primary election victory in his GOP bid for U.S. Senate. He rolled over opponent Jim Abeler of Anoka County with 71 percent of the votes. Abeler was a distant second with 15 percent of the votes. The victory squarely pits McFadden against DFL [...]

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