Houston County Newswire

Houston County Newswire

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  1. Cold, wet weather keeping farmers from spring field workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Republican-Leader

    ... fieldwork, while local farmers have patiently been waiting for things to dry out. According to Fillmore-Houston County Extension educator Michael Cruse, it is still early, but if area farmers don't start getting some sunny, dry weather soon, the ...

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  2. Just Arrived - From West Palm Beach Florida - With Reservations At...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    HOUSTON COUNTY: Just Arriving all the way from West Palm Beach Florida...with reservations at the Donald Valenza Hilton AKA the Houston County Jail. Houston County Sheriff Investigators Adam Zeh and Ricky Herring traveled to Key West to take the suspect into custody on 7 counts of Theft of Property in the first degree.

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  3. Lanesboro man named art tour's Emerging Artist of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Republican-Leader

    CHARLIE WARNER/NEWS LEADER Lanesboro resident Tyler Anderson stands in his backyard with the Root River and scenic bluffs in the background. Anderson was named this year's Bluff Country Studio Art Tour's Emerging Artist.

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  4. Report: Man charged after 'out of control' assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Post-Bulletin

    A man accused of assaulting several members of his family - including dumping a bowl of cereal on a child's head - faces multiple felony charges in Houston County. Jacob Michael Loveless, 34, of Houston, faces one count each of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and threats of violence, both felonies; four counts of felony domestic assault; and one count each of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and interfering with an emergency telephone call, both gross misdemeanors.

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  5. Caledonia woman injured in rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Post-Bulletin

    State Patrol and Houston County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene on Houston County Road 22 near Burfield Road where the driver of a 2006 Chrysler minivan had lost control of the vehicle causing the vehicle to enter the ditch and roll, according to a state patrol report. Stacey Lea Franken, 34, of Caledonia was transported to Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis., with non-life threatening injuries.

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  6. Man charged in false lien claim against area judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Post-Bulletin

    ... dentist. In February 2016, Opat signed an order for judgment against Kriemelmeyer in conciliation court in Houston County after Kriemelmeyer failed to appear at the hearing. Opat also convicted Kriemelmeyer of a petty misdemeanor traffic violation ...

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  7. Small watersheds could fill in big pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... what they have learned over about eight years of monitoring, said Cynthie Christensen, president of the Houston County Farm Bureau, which was a big part of the reason for the meeting. What they found was near 100 percent cooperation from the 53 ...

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  8. Who is Tyler Anderson and why are his photos so good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    His rich images capture the Driftless Region with thoughtful precision, showcasing a part of Minnesota often overlooked. We managed to grab an interview with him to get a glimpse into his art.

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  9. Commissioners consider funding request from Historic Bluff Country organizationRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Chatfield News

    ... Coe added. One of the commissioners wanted to know whether the organization has a fiscal partnership with Houston County as well as with Fillmore and neighboring southeastern Minnesota counties. Coe answered that it does work with Houston County and ...

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  10. LaGrange wins tournament finaleRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... with four straight wins, LaGrange fell to Mill Creek and Lambert on Feb. 25 before losing to Decatur (Ala.), Houston County and Hewitt-Trussville (Ala.) in its first three tournament games. "Even starting last Saturday and through this stretch, it's ...

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  11. Around the region: Winona school board discusses cutsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... a community calendar. Links to area organizations include churches, schools and websites of nearby cities, Houston County and area media. The 2017 Regional Development Tour of cities in Southeast Minnesota will focus on Chatfield, Eyota, Lewiston ...

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  12. Nature Nut: Not all eagles are baldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... to find golden eagles, a close relative of the more than 50 bald eagles we would see. We began our route to Houston County, with a stop closer to Rochester where we hoped to see a common snipe, killdeer and maybe Hungarian partridge. Both the snipe ...

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  13. Commissioners consider funding request from Historic Bluff Country organizationRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    ... Coe added. One of the commissioners wanted to know whether the organization has a fiscal partnership with Houston County as well as with Fillmore and neighboring southeastern Minnesota counties. Coe answered that it does work with Houston County and ...

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  14. The Bluff Country Minnesota Multi-County HRA (BCMMCHRA) is working...Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | Fillmore County Journal

    Minnesota Housing announced that $56.6 million is available to provide affordable mortgages to first-time homebuyers through a collaboration with Minnesota cities and counties, including $622,185.04 for Fillmore and Houston counties. Homebuyers can take advantage of these resources through the Minnesota Housing Start Up loan program, which offers fixed interest rates and down payment and closing cost loans up to $10,000 for eligible first-time homebuyers.

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  15. Around the region: Habitat for Humanity names new execRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... department. Fire chief Paul Corcoran said the pumper would be arriving later in the winter. CALEDONIA - The Houston County Board, which had previously decided to increase the size of its Board of Adjustment to five members, will have three members ...

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  16. Employee cleared of sex charges sues Houston CountyRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    A former jailer at the Houston County Jail who was acquitted of criminal sexual conduct charges has filed a civil suit against the county, alleging jail policies put him in a position to be accused of just such a crime. A jury in May 2015 found Bruce Hugo Muenkel, now 65, not guilty of one count each of third-degree and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct by a correctional employee after being accused of inappropriate contact with a female inmate.

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  17. MnDOT inspection vehicle wins governor's awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... similar purpose. The HIVE cost a total of about $1,500. An inspection of a culvert on Minnesota Highway 26 in Houston County revealed that only limited repairs, rather than a full replacement, were needed. It has completed inspections of culverts in ...

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  18. County Board updated on Toward Zero Death progressRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Chatfield News

    ... more rollovers due to distracted driving." She added that the Fillmore County TZD coalition cooperates with Houston County's coalition to focus on various tenets of driver safety, including motorcycle safety, distracted driving and teen drivers ...

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  19. La Crescent stabbing suspect enters not guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The Trempealeau County man accused of stabbing a woman, her child and his dog last June enters a not guilty plea in court Thursday in a Houston County courtroom. 27 year old Sean Kasten is facing nine charges including Attempted Murder.

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  20. After threatening to shoot a woman in Onalaska, police find suspect a week later in La CrescentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... including possessing explosives, resisting arrest and possession of a firearm. He picked up four more for Houston County on Wednesday. Around 4:30 p.m. that afternoon, Onalaska police were sent to Festival, where Kletzke was allegedly angry and ...

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