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PAGE 18 May 19, 2016 www.tricountynews.mn File between May 17 and May 31 to run for SWCD Supervisor Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Meeker County should con- sider filing to run for the position of Supervisor of the Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). "Supervisors play an important role in how our community deals with a wide variety of resource management issues, including wetlands, water quality, and soil erosion," noted Bob Schiefelbein, Chairman of the Meeker SWCD Board of Supervisors. "Serving as a supervisor is a ter- rific opportunity for people who want a voice in how we manage our environment," he said. SWCDs are special purpose units of government that manage and direct conservation pro- grams, such as the state Cost- Share Program and the Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Program. An elected board of Supervisors governs each of Minnesota's 90 SWCDs. This year, the SWCD has three Supervisor positions up for elec- tion. SWCD candidates appear on the ballot for the general election which will take place November 8, 2016. Candidates are elected countywide, but must reside in one of the nomination districts up for election. This year these include Nomination District #1 including Union Grove, Manannah, Swede Grove and Harvey Townships, Nomination District #2 including Forest Prairie, Forest City, North and South Kingston Townships and Nomination District #4 including Acton, Litchfield and Darwin Townships. SWCD Supervisors serve four year terms. Supervisors meet monthly to discuss the business of the SWCD, including state grant allocations to landowners, district conserva- tion priorities, coordination with other local units of government and state agencies, and legisla- tive priorities. Supervisors do not receive a salary, although they do receive compensation for attend- ing meetings and are reimbursed for expenses. Those interested in running for Supervisor should file at the County Auditor's office from May 17 through May 31, 2016. St. Cloud man drives into four cars Thursday, May 12, at about 2:04 p.m. the Stearns County Sheriff's Office Communications center received severM calls reporting a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehi- cles and injuries. The location of the crash was Co. Rd, 75 and Co. Rd. 134 which is between the cities of Waite Park and St. Joseph in St. Joseph Township. Samuel Warner age 23 of St. Cloud, was operating a 2003 Buick LeSabre westbound on Co. Rd. 75. He crashed into the rear of a 2001 Ford Taurus Driven by Jadzia Olson age 65 also of St. Cloud, who was stopped for a red light at the intersection. Warner's vehicle continued west- bound on Co. Rd. 75 and side- swiped a 2013 Chrysler van oper- ated by Courtney Frieler ~ge 38 of Melrose, and a 2013 Chrysler sedan operated by Dori Harding age 46 of Albany. Both Frieler and Harding were also stopped for the red light at the intersection. Warner contin- ued through the intersection and struck the front of a 2007 Pontiac sedan operated by Yurub Hussein Ismail age 23 of St. Cloud. Ismail was turning left from Co. Rd. 75 onto Co. Rd. 134. Harding and Olson were trans- ported to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance ser- vice for treatment of their injuries. The crash remains under inves- tigation by the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. The St. Joseph and Waite Park Police Departments, along with the St. Joseph Fire Department, assisted at the crash scene. W small engine repair 29260 Hwy. 15 Dassel, MN 55325 Riding Tractors Tillers Trimmers Mowers Blowers Boat Motors Golf Carts Todd Rohloff----- PROTECT ME HOME THAT BRINGS DREAMS TO LIFE ME TODAY. Thomas Ehllnget Agency, Inc. AMERICAN FAMILY 39A Maus Drive #3 Kimball, MN 55353 (320) 398-3645 tetdingercom Proudly Serving the Kimball, Eden Valley, Watkins Area. THE LARGEST POLARIS DEALERSHIP ON EARTH MINNESOTA'S JOHN OEERE SUPERSTORE O JOHN DEERE O ::::: ATVe- MotorCycles Utility Mowers Tractors Snowmobiles 720 HWY. 86 WEST WATKINS Large or small... We see them a/I! YOU ARE FAMILY! W~TKIII$ I KIMII~ILL I MAtl, i~ LAI~[ WATKINS VETERINARY CLINIC Ph: 320-764-7400 Fax: 320-764-7401 KIMBALL VETERINARY CLINIC Ph: 320-398-3600 Fax: 320-398-3601 MAPLE LAKE VETERINARY CLINIC Ph: 320-401-1300 Fax: 320-401 -t505 Show Your Patriotic Pride * Building Site Preparation * Demolition * Basements Addilons Fill & Black DM Septic Systems (new or repair) Larry: 320.980.3556 Kevin: 320.980.3558 Stat Kurt: 320.980.6499 FRet All of your personalized eyecare needs,.. close to '~iii~iiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii?: %iii]i]]]i]]iiiiiNiN~ .......... .......... ....... ~i~iiiiiiiiiii!i!~ iiiiiiiiiiiii~i]iiiii]iii]~]]]i] ]~]:i~i!]~]i]ii~]i i~! i i: i! COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMINATt~Ng ........ EYE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS EYE DISEASE DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT URGENI CARE SERVICES EYEWEAR & CONTACT LENSES LAKES Eye Clinic l)r. Femrite, Optometrist 308 5th Ave. S #110, (;old Spring 685-5400 ~0 www.lakeseyecllnle.eom