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Council looks at primary sewer problem
10/16/2013

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

 
No resolution for fire damaged home removal
06/11/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Mayor Dennis Phelps updated the council on the status of the fire damaged home on First Avenue. Apparently the home owner was paid off 100 percent of the claim including demolition costs. He has since left the area and local officials have been trying to get perm... View

 
Council looks at off road vehicles
07/16/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — City clerk Katie Steen brought up the issue of how to  deal with licensing of all-terrain vehicles.... 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

 
Westbrook Council hears housing rehab proposal
08/13/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Jeff Buesing of Western Community Action presented a proposal for a Small Cities Development Program. ... 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

 
Council reviews civil defense plan
08/06/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-       The Walnut Grove City Council met in regular session on the 14th day of July, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.  Greg Hansen, Jeff Harnack, Todd Harrington, Xiong Yang, Leonard McLaughlin, Andy Foster, Chad Freeburg, Beatrice Maeyaert, Wanda Lund, ... View

 
Council approves purchase of water truck for fire department
06/04/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 12th day of May, 2014 at 7:00 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

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

 
Council discussed tax forfeited properties
04/16/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 10th day of March 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room. ... View

 
Westbrook City Council looks at sewer problem
02/12/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — The city council found out the main line to the sewer lagoons is in need of major repair. A firm from Minneapolis recently video taped the inside of the line from the edge of the city out to the lagoon site southeast of the city. ... View

 
Ordinance issue solved by council
04/16/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Last month two ordinance changes were presented to the city council to read and approve. Apparently there was some question about the proposed ordinance amendments, as several citizens showed up to discuss the proposed amendments. ... View

 
Council votes to replace city pickup
06/25/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 9th day of June, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.... View

 
Walnut Grove City Council approves wages and fees
02/12/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     All  plant maintenance work orders have been completed for the month and all systems are running properly.  The PeopleService rates for 2014 were reviewed with a slight increase for 2014.  The council approved the 2014 rate increase.  ... View