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Elk Mound holds off on administrative assistant for police department

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Village Board has decided to hold off for now on providing an administrative assistant for the police department. The agenda item at the Elk Mound Village Board’s September 6 meeting was to have discussion and action on changing the clerk-treasurer’s office assistant position to full-time…

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Elk Mound making progress on comprehensive plan update

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Village of Elk Mound has completed the survey process for the update of the village’s Smart Growth comprehensive land use plan. According to state statutes, comprehensive plans must be updated every 10 years, and the last time Elk Mound’s plan was updated was in 2012, said Karin…

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Elk Mound increases fines for parking tickets and other violations

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Village Board has increased the fines for parking tickets by up to $15 and by various amounts for other violations. In certain parts of the village, there are chronic parking issues, said Elk Mound Police Chief Chad Weinberger at the Elk Mound Village Board’s August…

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Elk Mound to begin update of village’s comprehensive land use plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound Village Board has asked village staff and one volunteer from the village board to work on writing survey questions to begin the process for updating the Smart Growth comprehensive plan.  State law requires comprehensive land use plans to be updated at least every 10 years,…

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Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show coming to the Colfax Free Fair

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Maybe you’ve seen Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show at the Minnesota State Fair. Well — now you can say you’ve seen it at the Colfax Free Fair, too. Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show will be at the Colfax Free Fair on Sunday, June 19, beginning at 2 p.m. The Colfax Fair…

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Elk Mound school district receives 80 applications for open enrollment

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education approved 80 applications for open enrolling into the school district next fall at the May 23 meeting. Along with applications for 80 students to open enroll into the district, there were 11 applications for open enrolling out of the district, said Eric…

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