Government

By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Jerry Conway, senior claims representative with Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust has been working with Houston County officials regarding water damage to the old jail. Conway sent a letter to the county with the final evaluation of the covered damages stemming from the April 10, 2014 [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Rob Gross, veteran’s service officer for Houston County updated the board on a $10,000 grant that his office had secured. The money, which is from the County Veteran’s Service Office grant, is expected to be put towards a replacement transport van. “Our old van is [...]

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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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