Government

By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   On a 3-2 vote, the Houston County Board voted to approve a conditional use permit for the Erickson mine. In April, the Planning Commission had discussions to consider the renewal of the Yucatan Township property’s conditional use permit. “There have been several twists and turns [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Houston County taxpayers Donna Buckbee, Susan van Gorp, Chad Oness, Steve Hartwick, Bruce Kuehmichel, Lorraine Culver and Jackie Baker, have filed a writ of mandamus against Houston County and its entire board of commissioners. The trial, which took place on June 23, will be covered [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   The county has provided a court appointed attorney for those defendants who need one. This is a service they’ve offered for the past 10 years. “It is a good way to save money,” said Court Administrator Darlene Larson. “It is different from a public defender.” [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Don Nelson, area wildlife supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, came before the Houston County Board to secure a resolution authorizing the DNR to move forward with the purchase of 287 acres of land. Once the DNR takes possession of the land, the [...]

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