If re-elected to represent Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, Rep. Collin Peterson said he will continue to implement components of the farm bill, push back against Environmental Protection Agency overreach, and represent the needs of communities in his district.
Litchfield City Council considered Monday night designating a downtown property as a nuisance, a step that, if taken, could have implications for other main street buildings in danger of falling into disrepair.
The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday the establishment of an Ebola information line as part of an ongoing effort to provide Minnesotans with information about Ebola and related precautions against the virus.
Volunteers at Church of St. Philip in Litchfield, from left, Kathy Esser, Mary Ellen Loew, Dianne Westendorp and Bill Esser, serve a meal of ribs, corn and potatoes to community members Monday. The community meal was one of the three monthly meals sponsored by St. Philip’s, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Zion Lutheran Church. “We started when the economy started to dip,” said organizer Geri Buresh, referring to the economic downturn in 2008. Organizer Joanne Shequin said the volunteers generally prepare about 150 meals for each event.
An unknown person reportedly stole a John Deere tractor and cultivator on Friday night, damaged the equipment on a joyride and then returned the tractor to a farm in Collinwood Township, according to Meeker County Sheriff's Office.
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 also both believe in the value of effective legislation that doesn’t create waste.