Wabasha County

Opposition raised to proposal to eliminate Reads Landing intersection

Jun 24, 2020
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners met on June 16 at 4 p.m. with all members present. Rich Hall was present via ZOOM. County Administrator Brian Buhmann and County Attorney Karrie Kelly were also present. The COVID-19 restrictions have been eased up at the courthouse, with the doors no...

Wabasha County SWCD to meet June 25

Jun 17, 2020
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, June 25, at 8:15 a.m. The meeting will be held in the County Courthouse Conference Room at 625 Jefferson Avenue in Wabasha  Please call the office for information as attendance physically...

Gillford Twp. LP storage site approved over planning commission opposition

Jun 11, 2020
Wabasha County has announced that the public will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms prior to attending public meetings. The rules state: “Upon entry, visitors will notice new COVID-19 signage and protective measures in place to help ensure physical distancing guidelines are being followed....

Road closures north of Plainview go into effect

Jun 3, 2020
County Highway 4 (north of intersection with Highway 42) and County Highway 27 (east and west of the intersection with Highway 42) are planned to be closed to traffic for construction beginning on approximately June 13.  County Highway 4 is expected to re-open to traffic by July 13.  Access to SEMA...

On split votes, county board supports watershed intitiative

May 28, 2020
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting on May 19 with all Commissioners present. Rich Hall was present via video conferencing due to the COVID-19 concerns. County Administrator Brian Buhmann and County Attorney Karrie Kelly were also present. The rules for...

Three on council to seek re-election

May 13, 2020
Filing for three Lake City City Council seats and the mayor begins next week, and three of the four incumbents are planning to seek re-election. Mayor Mark Nichols and City Council member Cindy McGrath will seek second terms. Jason DeVinny, who was appointed to the seat resigned by Mary Lou...

Road work beginning on County Rds. 4, 18

May 6, 2020
Road work is planned to begin today (May 7) on County Hwy. 18 west of Kellogg to prepare aggregate surface for asphalt paving which is planned to begin May 11. Road work on County Hwy. 4 between approximately 4 miles north of Plainview to Minnesota Highway 60 is planned to begin approximately May...

Voters will remember jail decision

Apr 30, 2020
To the editor: Unfortunately for Wabasha County Sheriff Rodney Bartsh, the taxpayers’ memories remain sharp. We remember the numerous meetings where we implored you and Commissioners Don Springer, Dave Windhorst, Tom Dwelle, and Pete Riester to continue using Goodhue County to house our inmates....

Board keeps jail

Apr 23, 2020
The Wabasha County Jail will remain open indefinitely. That was the consensus of the Wabasha County Board following considerable discussion and impassioned pleas from citizens, some of whom were jail employees, at Tuesday’s regular board meeting. The jail has been operating with a steadily...

Wabasha County SWCD to meet April 23

Apr 15, 2020
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, April 23, at 8:15 a.m. The meeting will be held in the County Courthouse Conference Room at 625 Jefferson Avenue in Wabasha  Please call the office for information as attendance physically...

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