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Council looks at primary sewer problem
10/16/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     ... View

 
Who makes fire decisions?
06/06/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- As spring turns to summer and the West faces what might be an above average year for wildfires, public lands officials thought it might be a good time to remind people about the different ways fire is managed across the landscape they call home. Whether people live in a city, own land in the countr... View

 
Commissioner candidates share their views
11/28/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- NIMROD:  Some of the candidates seeking election to the eastern district seat on the Lane County Board of Commissioners had a chance to meet with voters last Thursday. Speaking at the November meeting of the McKenzie River Chamber of Commerce was Kevin Matthews, Jose Ortal, and Jack Schoo... View

 
Council working to remove burned house
07/10/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook —  The council discussed an on-going problem with a house which was burned out late last winter. Apparently the owner of the house has received payment for the loss, which was supposed to include demolition of the property. ... View

 
City receives very good audit report
06/26/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a special session on the 6th day of June, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Room.... View

Forest looks at recreation upgrades  
Forest looks at recreation upgrades
11/21/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- Several local projects under consideration by the Willamette National Forest could benefit outdoor enthusiasts who frequent the McKenzie River Ranger District. Among those listed in the Fall issue of the Forest Focus newsletter are a review of the master plan for Camp Melakwa and the Big Lake Youth... View

 
City gets FEMA reimbursement
08/14/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — The city council was pleasantly surprised when they received a check of $29,000 from FEMA to help cover expense of clean up after late winter ice storm. ... View

 
Council approves band shelter improvements
05/29/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     WALNUT GROVE — The city council met in a regular session on the 13th day of May, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Room.  Greg Hansen, Leonard McLaughlin, Xiong Yang, Tom Hansen, Mike Zeug and Kerwin Armitage were present.  Todd Harrington and Jeff Harnack... View

 
Council makes appointments for 2014
01/15/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — The council appointed John Madson as acting mayor. Jan Johnson, John Madson and Manda Jorgenson were named to the park and pool committee. John Madson and Mayor Phelps were named to the street committee. Digger Phelps, Katie Steen, and Jan Johnson were named to t... View

Cost of fish tagging programs questioned  
Cost of fish tagging programs questioned
06/27/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- It’s estimated about $70 million was spent during fiscal year 2012 for various forms of fish research tagging and/or marking, within the Columbia River basin. The research aims to inform fish managers about the status of fish populations such as salmon and steelhead stocks that are the target of fe... View

 
Council looks at street and sidewalk project
05/01/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 15th day of April, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Room.... View

 
Fast driving still
11/13/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook —  Last month the council heard a complaint of fast driving on Cedar Avenue during school and after school. Police Chief Alan Wahl said he would look into the matter, noting, “I guess it’s time for me to have a talk at  the school.”... View

 
No increase in local levy
01/01/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 9th day of December, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.  Greg Hansen, Leonard McLaughlin, Todd Harrington, Jeff Harnack, Deb Johnson, Tom Hansen, Kerwin Armitage and Mike Zeug were present. &nbs... View

 
Council sets local levy
09/18/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — City Clerk Katie Steen told the council the proposed local levy will be $195,913.50. The increase figures out to be 2.78 percent. Mayor Dennis Phelps said, “That’s not to bad considering we took a more realistic look at our budget.” The final budget will be adopt... View

 
Council discusses plans for tax forfeited properties
03/05/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 10th day of February, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.  Greg Hansen, Xiong Yang, Todd Harrington and Leonard McLaughlin were present, Jeff Harnack was absent.  Also present were Mike Zeug and Kerwin Armitage... View

Two enter the race for District 7 post  
Two enter the race for District 7 post
12/12/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- A dentist and a former mayor have filed for the Oregon State House of Representatives seat that Bruce Hanna will be vacating next year. Cedric Hayden, of Fall Creek, is a licensed dentist, business owner, and heavy equipment contractor. Gary Williams served as mayor of Cottage Grove and has been a ... View

 
Council discussed issues with empty houses
06/12/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — In most citys abandoned or empty residences or commercial buildings often present issues for city authorities.... View

Suction dredge bill goes to governor  
Suction dredge bill goes to governor
07/11/2013

McKenzie River Reflections / STPNS
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon (STPNS)- SALEM: Senate Bill 838, which would limit gold dredging along many Oregon waterways, is headed to Governor Kitzhaber’s desk following approval by both the House and Senate this week.... View

Water line repair ordinance to be amended  
Water line repair ordinance to be amended
03/12/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Last week a lively discussion was held about two ordinance amendments regarding Deficiency of Water and Shutting off Water, and Service pipes.... View

 
City valuation increased by $60,000
05/15/2013

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Three persons asked for review of their property   within the city of Westbrook. County assessor Gail Bondhus  brought information about taxable properties in the city. ... View