Hometown News November 18, 2021

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Hometown News

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Vol. 21: Issue 30

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Sportsmanship is winning as one -By Harvey Mackay An anthropologist proposed a game to some children in Africa. He placed a basket of fruit near a tree and told them that whoever got to the tree first could have all the fruit. When he gave the signal to go, all the children held each other’s hands and ran to the tree together. Then they sat in a circle enjoying the fruit. When the anthropologists asked why they’d run as a group when the winner could have had more fruit on his own, one child said, “How can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?” For years I’ve maintained that nice guys can finish first. Leo Durocher may have been a great Major League Baseball manager, but he was a misguided cynic when he remarked that “Nice guys finish last.” Many of the most successful people I know are also among the nicest. There’s just too much evidence out there to deny it. More than just a warm, fuzzy feeling, being nice and being a good sport are not mutually exclusive. No one wants to play with a jerk – or a cheater, a showoff, or a braggart. One of the best commercials currently running features athletes of all ages stopping in the midst of competition to help other people up. Another excellent example of sportsmanship occurred at the 1969 Ryder Cup, a biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The team competition was tied at 15.5 in the final match between Britain’s Tony Jacklin and American Jack Nicklaus, who reached the 18th hole tied. Nicklaus made his par putt, and Jacklin faced a three-foot putt to earn the first ever tie in the competition. Instead of forcing his rival to make the putt, Nicklaus picked up Jacklin’s ball marker and conceded the tie. Nicklaus said, “I don’t think you would have missed that, Tony, but I didn’t want to

give you the chance.” The annals of sports are filled with inspiring stories of that sort. Successful businesses should have the same chapters in their histories. But if your business doesn’t, examine the deficiencies in the culture and make some improvements. In business, being nice doesn’t mean being ineffective. My mother taught me, “It’s nice to be important but more important to be nice.” My father always said, “You get more in life with sugar than with vinegar.” Frightened and mistreated people underperform. Talent doesn’t flourish in a culture of doom and gloom, intimidation and insecurity. A bullying executive is an executive unsure of himself or herself. The people they supervise realize how damaging this is. Morale sags, performance suffers and profits decline. The methods for fostering sportsmanship in business are much the same as they are when teaching children. Play fair. Avoid arguing. Follow directions. If you lose, don’t make excuses. If you win, don’t rub it in. Appreciate what others do well. Be supportive and respectful. Be willing to learn. Have a positive attitude. Learn from your mistakes and push yourself to do better next time. If someone else makes a mistake, encourage them instead of criticizing them. Try your best, that’s all anyone can expect. We teach our kids to show respect for teammates and officials, and it’s the same for co-workers. Realize that through proper sportsmanship, we all win and our company wins. I am a strong believer in competition. I think it makes all of us better. However, I

understand that some leaders try to eliminate competition at work because it can cause conflict. That’s where sportsmanship really comes into play. Encourage everyone to do their best and cheer their success. Then use this success as incentive to achieve greater results. Leaders should want people to stretch themselves and get out of their comfort zones. Competition isn’t all about contests and incentives. It’s about people pushing themselves to be better every day. The goal is to be the best you can be and never give up. If you win, be gracious. Sportsmanship should be a requirement at work. Leaders should set the stage and demonstrate that the team is more important than individuals. We’re all in this together. Don’t be offended by others’ success; cheer them on and learn from them. Simon Nguyen said, “Victory is remembered for at most two decades; an act of good sportsmanship is remembered for a lifetime.” Mackay’s Moral: Sportsmanship: lose with grace, win with class. Reprinted with permission from nationally syndicated columnist Harvey Mackay, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller “Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive,” “We Got Fired!...And It’s the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us,” “The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World,” and “Use Your Head To Get Your Foot In The Door.”

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FRI.-SAT.: NOV. 19-20 • Swanville Students to perform "Murderous Night at the Museum" at 7:30 p.m. at the Swanville High School Auditorium. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 • A History of Grey Eagle, Minnesota Book Signing Event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grey Eagle Public Library. See ad on page 4. • Harvest Supper from 5-8 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church basement, New Munich. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25 • Free Thanksgiving Dinner from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Word of Life Free Lutheran Church, Upsala. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26 • Live Nativity from 5:30-7 p.m. SE parking lot, Melrose High School. See ad on page 5. ALBANY TOWNSHIP • Meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Albany City Hall. • Planning Commission meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Albany City Hall.

BURNHAMVILLE TOWNSHIP • Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Burtrum City Hall. BURTRUM CITY COUNCIL • Meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. FEET FIRST CLINIC • Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Holdingford City Hall. FOOD DISTRIBUTION • Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution first Saturday of the Month from 10-11 a.m. at River of Live Church, Sauk Centre. FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL • Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. FREEPORT SENIOR MEETING • Meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. with cards/Bingo/coffee/dessert. GREY EAGLE CITY COUNCIL • Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. GREY EAGLE TOWNSHIP • Meets the first Monday of the month at 8 p.m. MELROSE VFW #7050 POST/AUX. • Meets the first Tuesday of the month at

7:30 p.m. at the Melrose American Legion Clubrooms. STEARNS CO. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY • Meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of the month at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Albany. SUNSHINE CLUB • Meets every Monday, weigh in starts at 8; meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Village View Apartments, Grey Eagle. ST. ROSA CITY COUNCIL • Meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Community Park building. SWANVILLE CITY COUNCIL • First Tuesday after the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. SWANVILLE TOWNSHIP • Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 8:30 p.m. at the Swanville Fire Hall. TODD COUNTY REPUBLICANS • Meets second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church, Clarissa. UPSALA CITY COUNCIL • Meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

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“The Good Old Days” -By Tom Kuehne Wool

Due to the current weather changes, we are beginning to consider the coming cooler winter months and what we should wear to stay warm. One of the preferred type of warm clothes include clothes made of wool. Since wool has been readily available for many centuries, humans have continually improved it's quality and use. At one time wool yarn was made by combing the yarn and rubbing it together between your hands to create yarn. The process was improved by the in-home spinning wheel and large factory yarn creating machines. Whatever type of yarn was used, it still came primarily from sheep. Whatever wool became, it was warm. There was a time when horses were the engine that moved things around in the winter. Whether the horses pulled a sled or a wagon loaded with people, there needed to be a person to drive the horses. The drivers position was subjected to cold winds, driven snow and the inability to move around to find a warmer position. It was just cold. My Grandfather would walk to the fish house, which was a half mile away. He never said that he was going to stay home on a particular day because it was too cold. He would dress the same way he would dress while driving the horses. He, of course had his long wool underwear on, his home knit knee high wool stockings, a wool shirt, wool pants, 10 inch high felt shoes, four buckle overshoes, a wool jacket, a wool cap, a wool scarf, leather mittens with home-made wool mitten liners and if it was more than -20 he also wore his sheepskin coat. That sheepskin coat was very heavy and went below the knees. Thinking back, it was like a wool commercial, but that attire was also used to protect oneself from the cold when driving the horses. Today this cold protective clothing is probably not considered “styling," but it did the job. Some of us remember going to visit another family and finding the ladies sitting in the living room talking and knitting. Knitting

was a great pass-time, while still offering the opportunity to think about the conversation surrounding them. Some of the older males wore long wool underwear all year. Their reasoning was that the wool drew the sweat away from their body, which created cooling by the evaporation of the moisture. The evaporation process left a certain odor, which we try to avoid in today's world. There were and are people that have a problem wearing wool as wool can cause skin irritation. I think this irritation problem existed many years ago, but at that time, there were not as many alternatives for cloth to make clothing. Today's clothing is more stylish than those from past years, but since our older wool clothes didn't wear out as soon, we may be guilty of wearing wool items that are not in style. Big Deal! At least we are warm. 0A majority of the wool clothing today is probably made in a manufacturing sweat shop somewhere in equatorial countries and they have no experience wearing wool for warmth, they do produce a quality product. Today the hands that previously produced wool clothing are busy with communication devices. Progress??? For feedback or story ideas, email Tom at tom@swanvilleinsurance.com.

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ter the reading of the law, the people were sad because of the sin they had allowed themselves to be part of. But God was glad to have them back and it was a joyous occasion. Listen to me now, very closely. You may be distraught, or even to the point of ending your life; but God loves you! He wants you to be Joyful and the only way to get it is to be in Him. Put your trust in Him, give Him your prayers and concerns with thanksgiving, and you will have the Joy of the Lord. One more thing, Joy doesn’t have anything to do with what is going on in your life. You can have joy in the middle of a crises, or when everything is going great. Just trust in Him. Hint: sing a praise song when you are down, it helps. -Pastor Bruce Miller from Swanville Bible Church

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“Turn your frown upside down” is what my grand daughter told me. I love looking at faces and you would be surprised at how many frowns there are out there. I have to believe that they come from too much stress or even unhappiness. Philippians 4:6-8 says “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. 8Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Nehemiah 8:10 says “Nehemiah said, "Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength." But what is the “joy of the Lord?” The people of Israel had been in captivity in Babylon. But now, af-


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LeRoy G. Terhaar, age 85 of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on We d n e s d a y, November 10, 2021 at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose, Minnesota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, November 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. LeRoy Gerhard Terhaar was born on April 4, 1936 in Melrose, Minnesota to Alex and Katherine (Schoenberg) Terhaar. LeRoy hauled milk for Dan Zirbes, worked at Jenni-O Foods, and farmed south of Melrose. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose and a nearly 78-year member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. LeRoy favorite pastime was playing the harmonica. He played for the Vic Tschida Band, many nursing homes in the area, and most recently played at the Bologna Festival in Elrosa. He also enjoyed playing cards (when he won), fishing, and loved tending to his many flower gardens. Survivors include his brothers and sister, Ray (Marilyn) Terhaar of Mora, Jerome “Jerry” (Valeria) Terhaar of St. Cloud, Alice Soenneker of Melrose, Joseph (Donna) Villard, and John Terhaar of Melrose; aunts, Tina Schoenberg of Indianapolis, Indiana and Marlene (Daniel) Jansen of Milaca; and many nieces and nephews. LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Esther Westermeyer; brothers-in-law, Jerome Soenneker and Richard Westermeyer. Arrangements were made with PattonSchad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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Diane Vermae Langer, age 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, surrounded by her family at Tree of Life Assisted Living in New Munich, Minnesota. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 26, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. A private inurnment will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, November 26 at the church. Diane Vermae Crouse Stelton was born April 14, 1947, in Plentywood, Montana to Edward and Ella (Jorgenson) Crouse. Her family moved to Kimball, Minnesota in 1955. At the age of 14, Diane’s mother passed away and she raised her three younger siblings. On October 8, 1966, Diane was united in Holy Matrimony to Gary Langer at St. Anthony Church in Watkins. They resided in St. Paul, Minnesota for the next ten years, before moving the family to Melrose, Minnesota. Diane had a caring spirit within her, she always put others needs and happiness before her own. She also enjoyed staying very busy, she did not appreciate down time. Her moto was “Let’s Go!” Diane along with her husband, Gary successfully owned and operated two businesses, Langer’s Liquor and Midwest Screen Print in Melrose before both retiring in 2009. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, camping, trips to Laughlin or Las Vegas, golfing, and making memories with family and friends. She made an impact on the lives of anyone she encountered young or old. Diane was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 101 and the Chamber of Commerce. She was part of the group called the Ya-Yas which is made up of her dearest friends. Diane is survived by her daughter, Kris (Bob) Dickhaus of Melrose and children, Wesley (Jess) Dickhaus, Jacob, and Eddie; daughter-inlaw, Denise Langer of Cold Spring and children, Emma, Adam, and Drew; brother, Bob Stelton of Kimball; and her nieces and nephews. Diane was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gary Langer; son, Kurt Langer; sisters, Glenna Pusc and Joy Niemi; brothers and sistersin-law, Lorraine Stelton, Merlin Langer, John Langer, and Rose Langer. Memorials are preferred. Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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Bev Johnson, 71 year old resident of Upsala, MN passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at her home. A funeral service will was held Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Upsala with Mavis Buker officiating. Burial took place in the Gethsemane Lutheran Cemetery in Upsala, MN. Beverly Ethel (Thompson) Johnson was born on May 11, 1950 in Little Falls, MN to the late Russell and Virginia Thompson. Bev grew up in the Upsala area on her family farm. She was confirmed at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in 1964, where she was a lifetime member. Bev attended and graduated from Upsala Area Schools, graduating with the Class of 1968. In 1964, she met the love of her life Roland "Rollie" Johnson, she moved to Minneapolis in the fall of 1968 to be closer to Rollie and worked at Super America until 1972. They married June 7, 1969, at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Upsala, MN. In 1972, they purchased Albert Petersons place and moved back to Upsala. Bev was a stay at home mom and farm wife, as she and Rollie raised hogs. In 1976, they purchased Bev’s family farm from her parents, Russell and Virginia Thompson. They raised cattle and milked until 1979 and then they raised and sold Pure Bred Chester White and Purebred Hampshire hogs. In 1988, they sold the farm and moved into Upsala. After her kids graduated from high school, Bev worked for Albany Home Bakery, Goody Snack Vending in St. Cloud, Index 53 in St. Stephen and then West Side Liquor as office manager for 7 years and retiring, in 2014. Bev had a heart of gold. She taught religious release time for many years at Gethsemane, helped with VBS and all the kids adored and loved her, she was a member of the Upsala American Legion Auxiliary and was financial secretary at Gethsemane with Rollie for 30 years. Bev's biggest highlight was all the trips she and Rollie took with their grandkids especially the ones to Duluth. She was also one of the biggest fans at her grandkids' sports and dance activities. She was always Rollie's biggest supporter in everything he did and with his diabetes. Her family meant the world to her. In 2001, Rollie and Bev built a patio home right on the outskirts of Upsala city limits and resided there until the time of her death. Bev's strong Christian faith played a tremendous role in her life. Bev is survived by her husband of 52 years Rollie; daughter, Dawn Janssen (Joe Trettel) and son, Rollie (Joan) Johnson Jr. of Upsala, MN; 5 grandchildren, Russell Janssen of Fargo, ND, Kailee Janssen, Logan Janssen, Riley Johnson and Carter Johnson, all of Upsala, MN; brother, Wes Thompson of Sartell, MN; in-laws, Harvey (Judy) Johnson, Joyce Johnson, Bruce (Lynn) Johnson of Swanville, MN, Linda (Bob) Feuling of Rice, MN and Kenny (Julie) Johnson of Breckenridge, MN; god-children, Rick Feuling and Danielle Johnson and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bev was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Virginia Thompson; stepfather, Edmund Nelson; grandparents, Widrick and Anna Thompson and Otto and Ethel Johnson; nephew, baby boy Thompson; father and mother-in-law, Leonard and Donna Johnson and brother-in-law Duane Johnson.

N o r b e r t “Norb” Gerads, age 90 of Freeport died peacefully on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minnesota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 19 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Dan Walz officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery with military honors by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Friday at the church in Freeport. Norbert Gerads was born June 25, 1931, in Krain Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Charles and Loretta (Harren) Gerads. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from 1954 to 1956. He was united in marriage to Mildred Fischer on October 9, 1956, in Albany. The couple farmed north of St. Anthony and owned and operated Norb Gerads Construction before retiring to Freeport in 1992. After retirement, he enjoyed grading, quilting, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport. Survivors include his children, Leo (Debbie) Gerads of Freeport, Marie (Mike) Meinz of St. Augusta, and Sue (Rob) Jaksa of Plymouth; eight grandchildren, Brittany and Moriah Meinz, Jayme, Matt, Abby, and Alex Gerads, and Halle and Cole Jaksa; six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Frank (Doreen) Gerads of Freeport, Herbie Gerads of Freeport, Gilbert (Carol) Gerads of Freeport, Jake (Judy) Gerads of Freeport, Magdeline “Toots” Schwanke of Waite Park, Betty Bechtold of Sauk Rapids, Loretta (Herbie) Thull of Melrose, Delores Lynn of Waite Park, Sr. Marie Gerads O.S.B. of St. Cloud, and Bertha Herdering of Upsala; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Norb was preceded in death by his wife, Millie Gerads on September 24, 2005; parents; grandson, Shawn Gerads, and brothers, Bernard and Joe Gerads. Serving as casket bearers will be Jayme Gerads, Alex Gerads, Matt Gerads, Gilbert Gerads, Ralph Gerads, and Pete Gerads. Cross bearer will be Breanna Benner and scripture bearer will be Moriah Meinz. Arrangements were made with PattonSchad Funeral & Cremation Services of Freeport.

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Ariel and Todd Stich of St. Anna are proud to announce the birth of their son, Casey Matthew Stich, born on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 7:06 p.m. at CentraCare Health-Melrose. Casey weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured inches long.

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Swanville Public School is pleased to announce the October Senior High Student of the Month, junior Lucas Miller. Lucas is the son of Jeff and Renee Miller. He enjoys playing sports, hanging out with family and friends, and bow hunting. Lucas plans to attend college and is leaning towards a degree in physical therapy. He participates in many school activities, in both the areas of sports and other extracurriculars. He has been in football, basketball and baseball since seventh grade. He has also participated in theatre, performing in the school play as a sophomore. He is currently on student council and has served in a council role two additional years. He has been in band since elementary school and as a sophomore added trap shooting to his impressive list of achievements. Lucas stays busy outside of school by going on youth group mission trip, working at many Dollars for Scholar’s waffle feeds, is a member of Swanville Athletic Boosters (SAB) and also volunteers at Vacation Bible School. His achievements include being on the A Honor Roll each quarter of his high school career,

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Swanville City • October 5, 2021 Minutes of the Swanville City Council meeting held in the Swanville Center on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The meeting called to order 7:00 p.m. with the following members present: Sandy Lange, John Dragseth, Norm Carlson, Jim Molitor and Tony Maciej. Also present: Clif Allen, Grant Allen, Amy Karjala, Jeff Baum, Lonny Hutchins, and reporter Terry Lehrke. Minutes of the Swanville City Council meeting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 was reviewed. A motion was made by John Dragseth to approve the minutes. Norm Carlson seconded the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. The treasures report was given. A motion was made by Jim Molitor and seconded by Tony Maciej to approve the treasurer’s report. All members voted in favor, motion carried. A land use permit to put up a 6’privacy fence at 406 DeGraff Avenue was discussed. The land has been surveyed to be sure of the property line. Fence must be 30’ of the right away and front side of the fence must face the neighbors. After discussion and all terms were agreed on by both the neighbors. Jim Molitor made a motion to give Bryan Karjala the permit to put up the privacy fence at 406 DeGraff Ave. Norm Carlson seconded the motion. All members vote in favor, motion carried. Jody Peterson would like to have a modular home brought in at 110-4th Street East to replace the trailer house there. Tony Maciej made a motion to have a new modular home brought in. Jim Molitor second the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. Clif Allen, city engineer, was present and presented Resolution #21-1005B to apply for financial assistance for funding from Rural Development. Tony Maciej made a motion to accept Resolution #21-1005B. Jim Molitor seconded the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. Test wells were discussed. The plan is to reach out to six area well drillers. Bore test holes at a location to the north of the fire hall and Hwy 28 and the North Berkey development for possibly two wells. Jim Molitor made a motion to have the drillers contacted and get the wells drilled. Norm Carlson seconded the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. The general consensus is to build a water storage tank and to start as early as summer of 2022. Grant Allen, with the Swanville Sportsmen Club, was present to discuss with the council the fishing pier on Lake Pepin. The Club would like to replace the old dock by adding a T style dock and in time to come have it be a handicapped accessible dock. Council was in agreement and thanked the Sportsmen’s Club for their work. This work is hoped be completed in 2022. Council looked at articles 1, 11, and 111 from the City Codes. Council agreed no changes. And the City Vision, Mission, Values and Goals were looked at, Council agreed to accept. Resolution # 21-1005A accepting $10,000.00 from the Swanville Lions for the water sprinkler system in the Swanville Park lawn was presented. Jim Molitor made a motion to accept the Resolution. John Dragseth seconded the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. Council acknowledges the Lions Club for their generous donation. Trucks are having a difficult time turning onto 5th Street out of DelClayna. The city maintenance man will put up no parking signs straight across from the building to the alley. The following claims were presented for payment. Members of the council were furnished with a listing. Jim Molitor made a motion to approve the claims. Norm Carlson seconded the motion. All members voted in favor, motion carried. The next regular monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm in the Swanville Center. There being no further business, a motion was made by Tony Maciej and seconded by Sandy Lange to adjourn. All members voted in favor, motion carried. Meeting adjourned 8:50 pm. Julie Hollermann, City Clerk/Treasurer Grey Eagle City • October 12, 2021 The regular meeting of the Grey Eagle City Council was called to order by Mayor Joseph Arnzen at 7:00 p.m., on the 12th day of October 2021 in council chambers. Council members present were Brad Johnson, Roland Ahrendt and Bill Pohlmann. Council member Brian Hollenkamp was absent. Also in attendance were John Call, Dan Berscheid, Lori Hellmann and guests Bryan Bye, Steve Bitz, LaVonne Bitz, Cory Bitz, Steve Konsor, Karen Konsor, Tim Ainali, Barb Ainali and Duane Karls. A motion was made by Roland Ahrendt to approve the amended agenda. A second was made by Brad Johnson and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to approve the minutes of the September 14, 2021 meeting as written. A second was made by Roland Ahrendt and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. The following maintenance items were reported: 1. The volleyball nets and tennis court nets have been taken down for the season. 2. The dock at Bass Lake has been taken out. 3. The water at the picnic shelter bathrooms and the ballfield bathrooms have been shut off. 4. Styrofoam will be used in place of straw bales on the manhole at the ponds.

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5. The air compressor for the bubbler system in the water tower needs to be replaced. 6. Lori will call Joe Jansen from Minnesota Rural Water Association regarding weeds at the ponds. Dan Berscheid was in attendance seeking approval to rent an ambulance for approximately two weeks while the Rescue Rig is being repaired. He also informed the council that Willow River has a 2007 ¾ ton crew cab truck for sale. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to approve the rental of an ambulance for $500/week while the rescue rig is being repaired. A second was made by Roland Ahrendt and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. Bryan Bye gave the council an update on the sewer project. The first lift of pavement has been done and all lifts of pavement are done on the state and county roads, and dormant seeding is being recommended due to the lateness of the season. Bryan reported that it will cost approximately $3,700 to install a drainage structure on Spruce Street East by the Fire Hall and that drainage on Cedar Street and Spruce Street is being addressed. A motion was made by Roland Ahrendt to approve pay request #9 to C & L Excavating for $519,098.72. A second was made by Brad Johnson and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. Steve and LaVonne Bitz discussed the drainage issues they are facing on Minnesota Street West. There was once a swale that went to Trace Lake but with the farming of the land that swale is no longer in place and the water has no place to go. The Bitz’s are asking the council to cost share to get the water to flow. Steve will get estimates but nothing can be done at this time due to the lateness of the season. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to order the catch basin for Spruce Street East. A second was made by Brad Johnson and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. Steve and Karen Konsor were in attendance to submit a building permit application to build a 38’x42’ addition to their shop for storage. The City Clerk was instructed to submit the information to the City Attorney to see how this would be affected by the current moratorium. Duane Becker would like to renew his building permit that was approved in October of 2020. The City Clerk was instructed to check with the City Attorney to see how this would be affected by the current moratorium. Joe will call Chris Riley to see what it would cost to patch Pearl Street/Brinkman Street. The Council discussed the Old Village Hall. The Council discussed their concerns regarding speeding in the City. The City Clerk was instructed to contact the Todd County Sheriff’s Department. The moratorium on storage sheds was discussed. The Council made suggestions for changes and the City Clerk was instructed to submit them to the City Attorney. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to transfer the garbage contract from Tom’s Refuse to Long Prairie Sanitation effective October 1, 2021. A second was made by Roland Ahrendt and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. A motion was made by Brad Johnson to order new snowflakes and lighted garland from Display Sales, to be paid for with RV Park funds. A second was made by Bill Pohlmann and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. A motion was made by Roland Ahrendt to set the annual Fire Board meeting for Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., in the Fire Department meeting room. A second was made by Brad Johnson and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. Klemish Tree Service cleaned up Lakeview Cemetery after the late August storm. John and Trever to cut up a stump left behind. The City Council would also like to thank Bill and Amy Hinman and any other volunteers who helped with cleaning of some veterans stones at Lakeview Cemetery. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to approve the quote from Preferred Controls for $24,275 for water plant control updates. A second was made by Brad Johnson and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. A motion was made by Roland Ahrendt to approve the payment of claims #2249-#2267 and to include the payment of the following additional items: $2,950 to Klemish Tree Service and $20 to Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. A second was made by Bill Pohlmann and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. A motion was made by Bill Pohlmann to adjourn the meeting at 8:34 p.m. A second was made by Roland Ahrendt and upon vote, with all members voting in favor, motion carried. The next regular meeting of the Grey Eagle City Council will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 in council chambers. Lori Hellmann, Clerk

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Regular Price STOREWIDE PAYNESVILLE Hwy. 55 West 320-243-3556


80 Western Ave. • 507-334-3232

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-7:00pm; Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm Little Falls: Monday-Saturday 8:00-8:00pm; Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm Long Prairie: Monday-Friday 8:00am-8:00pm; Saturday 8:00-6:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm Faribault: Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm; Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm: Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm Not responsible for printing errors. Prices subject to change without notice. Quantity limited to stock on hand. Brand substitution may apply for equal value. Some items have rain check available. We will special order items not in stock, if available.

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