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After some debate about changing the levels to reflect time spent or distance traveled, commissioners set the per diem payments at $50 (again) for county board members for attending various commission, board and committee meetings as a board member, along with expenses such as mileage at .535 cents per mile, and meals reimbursement at $6 for breakfast, $8.50 for lunch and $14.50 for dinner, with receipts.
They can create fake news and dupe thousands. How do you know what is real and what is not real online when you can find a website to support whatever version of the “facts” people have chosen to believe?
Students are expected to move into the new middle school in the fall of 2017, if all goes according to plan.
A 26-year-old Carlton man remains in serious condition in a Duluth hospital following a two-car crash on Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Scanlon. Joshua Immerfall was a passenger when the Ford Taurus he was traveling in was struck broadside on Minnesota Highway 45 at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, the Minnesota State Patrol said in a news release. Immerfall was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, which reported his condition as serious Thursday morning.
“In some places local government works because they communicate and don’t have political barriers,” Lee said. “They collectively own the problem and want to fix it. We’re a good size here to innovate … but then those efforts can be replicated across the region, just like they were with Text4Life,” he added, referring to the highly successful suicide prevention program developed in Carlton County that offers text messaging with counselors, something today’s young people often respond better to.
“I’d like to tell them to go to their local animal shelter and adopt an animal today,” she said. “Because animals have been here, some for years, and they need a good home and to be cared for more.
menu is loaded with locally made dishes, from roast ham to B&B meatballs, pies by SuperOne and Perkin’s, cake from The Exchange in Duluth, meat and cheese trays, veggies, fruit and even shrimp.
“I think [the two schools] should be equitable,” he said, suggesting maybe both schools could consider decreasing music and increasing art at some point in the future, after Churchill Principal David Wangen said Churchill does not want to change its music and arts programming balance.
Although it’s too late to argue the assessed value of a property for 2016 taxes payable in 2017, County Assessor Kyle Holmes said property owners who want to argue the county’s assessed value of their property can call his office and request the assessment be reviewed for the next year, for 2017 taxes payable in 2018.
“Plus, even our harshest critics have said ‘Don’t cut deferred maintenance,’” Buytaert said. Deferred maintenance includes basic maintenance from basic things like sidewalk repair to the roof over the shop area at the high school. It cannot be used for new construction.