By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Representatives of the five libraries within Houston County as well as Ann Huton, a representative from SELCO, or Southeastern Library Cooperating, had many interesting things to share with the County Board regarding what is being done at each of their respective libraries. In Caledonia, librarian [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Marlene Schultz got a call from the chairperson of the parade committee saying she’d been nominated as this year’s grand marshall of the Houston Hoedown celebration and parade. “I was very honored,” she said of being named grand marshall. Schultz, who has been on the [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Mary Marchel, director of Houston County Public Health, came before the Houston County Board of commissioners with two  ordinances regarding tobacco use in the county. With the help of Erin Simmons and her staff with the American Lung Association, Marchel prepared two ordinances for the [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Emerald Ash Borer have been found on ash trees in Caledonia. “We’re encouraging people to keep watch of their ash trees,” said Randy Mell. “The most recent find has probably been here a couple of years. The smaller trees will start to die, but the [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed another emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation – this time on private land near Caledonia, in southeastern Minnesota. MDA entomologist Mark Abrahamson says the infestation was discovered by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources forester last Friday one mile northwest of Caledonia in a grove of trees in [...]

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