Wabasha County

Massive West Albany dairy expansion approved

Mar 14, 2019
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional/interim use permit (CUP) for expansion of an existing feedlot owned by Brian and Ashly Yotter in West Albany Township, Lake City. The vote was 3-0, with Brian Goihl abstaining. This action was taken at their regular meeting on March...

Letter: Jail deja vu

Mar 6, 2019
To the editor: It made me smile from ear to ear when I read the article in the Winona Post (2/25/2019) written by Chris Rogers, discussing the building of a new jail in Winona. The Wabasha County Sheriff was asked to comment on Winona’s jail and the clip that follows is priceless: “Today, the...

Wabasha County approved Hwy. 42, County Road 4 intersection layout

Feb 28, 2019
At their regular meeting on Feb. 19, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the alternate road improvement plan for County Highways 4 and 27 and Highway 42 intersection. Mike Wobbe cast the no vote. All Commissioners were present, along with Interim Administrator Carolyn...

Kiwanis hears about invasive species

Feb 14, 2019
Tim Jackson, Wabasha County’s environmental resources technician, spoke to the Lake City Kiwanis club about invasive species at the club’s Feb. 6 meeting. His message for preventing the spread of invasive species is “Clean, Drain, and Dry.”

Hearing held on Hwy. 42 intersection near Plainview

Feb 14, 2019
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on a revised plan for the intersection of County Highway 4 and 27, and Minnesota Hwy. 42 on Feb. 5. County Engineer Dietrich Flesch had drawn up an alternate plan for the intersection and he was present to gather public input...

Wabasha County administrator search down to two finalists

Feb 14, 2019
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners has narrowed its search for a new county administrator down to two finalists. Brian Buhmann, human services director in Freeborn County and Theresa Arrick-Kruger, Human Resources director/facilities manager in Houston County, will be interviewed by the...

Wabasha County ADA seeks princess candidates

Feb 13, 2019
The Wabasha County American Dairy Association (ADA) is in search of candidates to run for this year’s dairy princess and ambassador program.“We would love for any young woman who is passionate about dairy to consider this opportunity and share their story,” the association said in a news release. “...

Wabasha County intersection alignment tweaked

Jan 24, 2019
Wabasha County Engineer Dietrich Flesch was present at the Wabasha County Board meeting on Jan. 15 to inform the Board that the Highway Department has developed a revised north alternate for the proposed road project for the intersection of County Highways 4 and 7 and Minnesota Highway 42. All...

Wabasha County Sheriff's Office partners with Crime Stoppers

Jan 17, 2019
Crime Stoppers, a non-profit organization that collects anonymous crime tips and pays rewards up to $1,000 for eligible tips, has announced a partnership with the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. Tips have the potential to save money for law enforcement and speed up investigations, Crime Stoppers...

Interim county administrator hired

Jan 9, 2019
In action taken at their first board meeting of 2019, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Don Springer to be the chairman of the County Board for 2019.Mike Wobbe was unanimously elected vice chair and he served as chair for the remainder of the meeting on Jan. 2. Springer...


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