Steven Schiroo and Dean Urdahl, who are both campaigning to represent District 18A, have strong opinions on how to bring education forward in Minnesota. They both believe in the value of effective legislation that doesn’t create waste. Where they differ is in the details, in how to bring Minnesota’s education system forward, and what kind of legislation is truly effective.
In the summer of 2009, almost 13 out of every 100 workers in Hutchinson were unemployed. According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the jobless rate was at 12.9 percent in June 2009.
On Tuesday morning, Sept. 30, the McLeod County Board will again discuss feedlots within the Hutchinson Joint Planning Area. Previously, it approved a change in the ordinance that would allow feedlots to be built up to a half-mile from Hutchinson. Now the board will consider two proposed feedlots that will take advantage of that change if a conditional-use permit is granted.
Americans are used to seeing campaign signs posted in lawns during election season, simple and in bold letters, often with varying shades of blue and red to show allegiance to the Democrat or Republican Party. This year, Hutchinson residents are noticing a variety of unusual designs connected to local candidates.