Legal notices

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 6/6/19 to 6/13/19 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia
Police
Dept.

Bruce Arthur Hoitink, 49, Caledonia; 5/25/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

 

Hokah
Police
Dept.

Kevin David Frank, 39, Caledonia; 3/29/19 Passing in a no passing zone; Fees $125

Alex Thomas Sprackling, 18, Sparta, Wis.; 5/31/19 Speeding 50/30; Fees $215

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Bo Timothy Carpenter, 19, Houston; 5/10/19 Speeding 78/55; Fees $215

Michael Douglas Ideker, 27, Caledonia; 6/2/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Corbin Marie Jumper, 22, Trempealeau, Wis.; 5/28/19 Speeding 75/55; Fees $215

Richard Ervin Klinski, 56, Caledonia; 5/20/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Anthony Edward Krenzke, 36, La Crescent; 9/13/17 Stalking; Fine $400, Fees $75; Jail, 91 days, stay 91 days for 1 yr.; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

John Michael Luhman, 31, Caledonia; 2/13/19 Violation of domestic abuse no contact order; Fine $50, Fees $75; Jail, 365 days, stay 315 days for 5 yrs., credit for time served: 50 days; Supervised probation, 2 yrs.

John Michael Luhman, 31, Caledonia; 2/13/19 5th degree controlled substance; Fees $50; Jail, 365 days, stay 315 days for 5 yrs., credit for time served: 50 days; Prison, 17 months, stay 5 yrs.; Supervised probation, 5 yrs.

Terry Paul Schuldt, 64, Caledonia; 6/2/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Annika Maryanna Jane Stahl, 18, New Albin, Iowa; 5/10/19 Speeding 74/55; Fees $135

Connie Marie Urell, 54, Spring Grove; 5/20/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

 

La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

Donald John Burroughs Jr., 58, Caledonia; 5/25/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Canadian Pacific Railroad; 3/25/19 Block crossing more than 10 minutes; Fees $175

Canadian Pacific Railroad; 4/17/19 Block crossing more than 10 minutes; Fees $175

Lance Paul Haakenstad, 54, Minneapolis; 5/25/19 Speeding 70/55; Fees $135

Ancy Jean Hellickson, 77, Caledonia; 5/20/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Miranda Mae Snortheim, 24, Marshfield, Wis.; 6/3/19 Speeding 60/40; Fees $215

Leng Vang, 24, La Crosse, Wis.; 5/9/19 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

Leng Vang, 24, La Crosse, Wis.; 5/9/19 Speeding 54/40; Fees $50

 

State
Patrol

Jamison Isaiah Carter, 18, Hokah; 5/7/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Kent Neil Christensen, 60, Houston; 6/4/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Aric Anthony Elton, 25, Spring Grove; 6/3/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Randall Gene Giesecke, 50, Tomah, Wis.; 5/13/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Alexander Thomas Mengis, 21, Mabel; 6/5/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Brian Carl Moldenhauer, 30, La Crescent; 6/3/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Nicholas Joseph Mormann, 69, La Crescent; 6/5/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Alan Jay Roble, 61, Spring Grove; 6/4/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Judith Eileen Roble, 59, Spring Grove; 6/4/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Kari Lynn Rud, 62, Spring Grove; 6/3/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

David William Stolt, 55, Bloomer, Wis.; 6/3/19 Seat belt violation in commercial vehicle; Fees $100

Jacob Wyatt Verhulst, 19, Onalaska, Wis.; 5/18/19 Seat belt required; Fees $100

 

Spring
Grove
Police
Dept.

Eusebio Gutierrez Hernandez, 47, Caledonia; 5/15/19 Driving after revocation; Fees $275

Eusebio Gutierrez Hernandez, 47, Caledonia; 5/15/19 Driver must carry proof of insurance; Fees $200

Bille Michael Kittleson, 38, Caledonia; 3/31/19 Parked in prohibited parking zone; Fees $32

Kayla Marie Krueger, 18, Sparta, Wis.; 3/30/19 Driver must carry proof of insurance; Fees $275

Phoenix Corporation, Spring Grove; 3/30/19 Vehicle parked against traffic; Fees $32

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN 

Members Present: Teresa Walter (Chair), Eric Johnson (Vice Chair), Fred Arnold, Jack Miller, Bob Burns

Others Present: Administrator Babinski; Reporter Moorhead; Deputy Auditor/Treasurer Polly Heberlein, Human Services Director Pugleasa, Engineer Pogodzinski,  County Attorney Samuel Jandt, Zoning Administrator Aaron Lacher, , Betts Ready, Bruce Kuehmichael, Carol Lapham, Tess Arrick-Kruger, Heather Myhre and Don Hauge of SE MN EMS Agency.

Call to order. All said pledge of Allegiance.

Miller moved, Burns seconded, unanimously carried to approve the agenda. 

Arnold moved, Miller seconded, unanimously carried to approve the minutes of May 28, 2019 Regular Board Meeting and June 4, 2019 Workgroup Sessions. 

Arnold moved, Johnson seconded, unanimously carried to approve payment of the Auditor’s disbursements and the following claims:

County Revenue Fund $118,067.62

Road & Bridge Fund $19,375.50

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Total $137,443.12

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Arnold moved, Johnson seconded, unanimously carried to approve the Peddler’s License Application for Mr. Vekko.

Arnold moved, Johnson seconded, unanimously carried to affirm the following personnel actions:

a. Sheriff’s Office

i. Change of employment status for Olivia Denney, Emergency Management Director, from probationary to regular, effective June 12, 2019.

Burns moved, Miller seconded, unanimously carried to authorize the Interim Use Permit for a seasonal storage facility business for Mark and Dana Cairns of Hokah Township with the recommended conditions. 

Arnold moved, Burns seconded, unanimously carried to approve the low bid from Minnowa Construction for 199,977.75 for SAP 028-599-096 for the replacement of a box culvert on Dotseth Road, in Caledonia Township.

Miller moved, Johnson seconded, unanimously carried to approve Resolution 19-20. Public Health and Human Services will ask for $10,000 to $12,000.00 in grant monies for this program. 

RESOLUTION NO. 19-20

AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

2019 TOWARD ZERO DEATHS STATE ROADS GRANT

BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Houston County Public Health and Human Services to enter into a grant agreement with the State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety to execute the 2019-2020 Toward Zero Deaths Safe Roads Grant program and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Board Chairperson, County Administrator and the Public Health and Human Services Director are authorized to execute such agreements and amendments as necessary to implement the project on behalf of the County of Houston.

Burns moved, Arnold seconded, unanimously carried to approve Resolution 19-21.

RESOLUTION NO. 19-21

AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT

MINNESOTA LICENSE AND REGISTRATION SYSTEM REIMBURSEMENT GRANT

WHEREAS, Legislation signed by Governor Walz included an appropriation of $13 million for deputy registrar reimbursement grants related to the development and deployment of the Minnesota License and Registration System (MNLARS).

WHEREAS, the State calculated the grant amount using the formula specified in the legislation: 10% of available funds allocated equally among all deputy registrars; 45% of the available funds allocated proportionally based on the number of transactions where a filing fee was retained by the deputy registrar from August 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018 compared to the total number of transactions where a filing fee is retained by all deputy registrars; and 45% of available funds allocated proportionally based on the number of transactions where a filing fee is retained by each deputy registrar from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017 compared to the total number of transactions where a filing fee is retained by all deputy registrars.

WHEREAS, the amount of the Reimbursement Grant for the Houston County office location is for $32,023.45.

WHEREAS, to receive the grant reimbursement from the Minnesota License and Registration System (MNLARS), Houston County must submit a fully completed and signed grant agreement and a fully completed and signed release form on or before June 30, 2019.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Houston County approves the Reimbursement Grant agreement and the release form from the Minnesota License and Registration System (MNLARS) per Minn. Stat. 375.13. 

 

Mr. Don Hauge, SE MN EMS Executive Director provided a program overview to the board. SE MN EMS is 1 of 8 regional EMS Agencies and provides training and support to local EMS agencies. Their Funding comes from two places, state appropriation and seat belt fines. Both funding sources are down significantly. The SE MN EMS Agency is asking Houston County to match the other member counties and fund an annual $5,000.00 appropriation. 

Arnold moved, Miller seconded, unanimously carried to enter into a closed session pursuant to MS Statute 13D.05, Attorney/Client privilege to discuss ongoing litigation concerning Kruckow Companies, LLC v. Houston County.

Arnold, Miller seconded, unanimously carried to end the closed session and return to open session. Attorney Jandt provided a summary of the closed session, stating the board discussed response options and will comply with the Order for Remand as written.

Administrator Babinski provided an update on the Fleet Management program, which is progressing; He also shared the progress of the Highway shop land purchase conditions. 

Arnold shared that he attended the Extension Committee meeting and planned to attend a review with the Farmer Round-Table Steering Committee.

Johnson attended a Bluff Country HRA conference call, discussed their struggle for funding. He stated he met the new SEMCAC Executive Director – Doug Grout. He also stated the board needs to look at Brian van Gorp’s role on the Board of Adjustment based on the Krukow v. Houston court decision.

Miller attended the Regional Radio Board and asked Administrator Babinski for a follow-up discussion of GIS support for E-911. He also stated he had attended the CEDA gathering at the Wired Rooster and was pleased with how well the event went.

Walter also attended the Extension Committee meeting and the La Crosse Solid Waste annual meeting (Burns, Babinski attended as well). 

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

There being no further business and the time being 10:54 a.m., Miller moved, Johnson seconded, and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being a Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: 

Teresa Walter, Chairperson

Attest: Jeffrey Babinski, County Administrator 

 

THE ABOVE PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSTON COUNTY BOARD OF COM-MISSIONERS IS ONLY A SUMMARY. THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE HOUS¬TON COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE AS WELL AS ON THE HOUSTON COUNTY WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

June 5 to June 11, 2019

 

June 5, 2019

1710 hours- Officers received a report of a theft, Main St.

1822 hours- Officers assisted a person who was locked out of their house, 2nd Ave.

1815 hours- Officers received a report of a disturbance, 2nd Ave. 

2311 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

June 6, 2019

1729 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 2nd Ave.

1922 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, 5th Ave. 

June 7, 2019

1010 hours- Officers received an animal complaint, 2nd St.

1013 hours- Officers received a call about a possible theft, Main St.

2331 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

June 8, 2019

1911 hours- Officers stopped a vehicle for no registration. It was obstructed from view, Main St.

1920 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding Main St.

2036 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, County Rd. 17

2105 hours- Officers received a report of an intoxicated driver, Division Ave.

June 9, 2019

0025 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

0114 hours- Officers received a report of a disturbance, Division Ave.

0256 hours- Officers received a report of a group of people looking into vehicles, No street found.

1349 hours- Officers received a call to remove an unwanted party from a residence, Division Ave.

1942 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, 5th Ave.

1944 hours- Officers received a report of a juvenile tobacco complaint, 2nd Ave.

1947 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, 5th Ave.

June 10, 2019

1102 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, 5th Ave.

1125 hours- Officers conducted a funeral escort, Main St.

1232 hours- Officers received a report of a traffic complaint at the 1st Ave. NW construction site, Main St.

1233 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Maple Dr.

1346 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, 5th Ave.

2232 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle, No street found.

June 11, 2019

1413 hours- Officers received a report of trespassing, Division Ave.

1531 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Main St. 

1550 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 3rd Ave.

1851 hours- Officers received a report of trouble with party, Maple Dr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black
Hammer
Township

Meeting
Notice

The Black Hammer Town Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Black Hammer Town Hall.

 

Elizabeth Wiste, clerk

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SPRING
GROVE
TOWNSHIP
REGULAR
MEETING
NOTICE

The Spring Grove Town Board will meet at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the Spring Grove Town Hall for its regular monthly meeting.

Michael Wiste, Clerk/Treasurer

 

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