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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   The filings for open offices closed on June 3 in Houston County. Those individuals who filed with the County Auditor are:   County Commissioner  District 2: Eric Johnson Justin Zmyewski   County Commissioner  District 4 Ken Tschumper Teresa Walter   County Auditor Char Meiners   [...]

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By Craig Mooregead For the Caledonia Argus   Houston County commissioners voted to amend their “public comment” policy on May 27. Complaints about county employees will no longer be allowed, and video recording of meetings will only be permitted from behind the presenter desk and to the side of the room. A third suggestion, that [...]

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By Craig Moorehead For the Caledonia Argus   Even though an engineer’s report on the condition of the historic Houston County Jail is not complete, indications are that the building is still structurally sound, personnel/facilities director Tess Arrick-Kruger reported last week. Speaking to county commissioners on May 13, Arrick-Kruger said that the recently flood-drenched structure [...]

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The filing period for persons interested in running for most public office in Minnesota in 2014 began Tuesday, May 20; the filing period ends Tuesday, June 3. Candidates for federal, state, county and some local offices must file for office during this period for their names to appear on the ballot. Candidate filing requirements vary [...]

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By Craig Moorehead for the Caledonia Argus   A short agenda yielded a brief meeting of Houston County commissioners on April 29. Most of the session was spent discussing mines and mining. Chairman Teresa Walter and Commissioner Justin Zmyewski reported that the frac sand ordinance writing committee met the previous day and made some headway. [...]

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