Swanville City Council

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  Swanville Council Member Jay Bartkowicz said it sounds like a war zone with constant shooting at a residence on Springbrook Drive in Swanville. He said he had called the Little Falls Police Department about whether a state statute was in place regarding shooting within a city’s limits. “It gets a little [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer As with many cities across the area, frozen water lines have proven to be a problem in Swanville.  At the City Council’s meeting Tuesday, it was reported that several more homes and a business have reported frozen water pipes. Residents are asked to keep their water running if they think their [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Representatives from Greater Minnesota Gas Inc. MIT met with Swanville residents Feb. 11, prior to the City Council’s regular monthly meeting. The company will begin hooking natural gas lines to the homes of residents who have requested the service when the frost is out. The plan is to be done with [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer The Swanville City Council has begun the search for a full-time water/wastewater operator and maintenance person to work in its public works department. This action comes after the Council accepted Brian Zapzalka’s verbal resignation to Mayor Sandy Peterson, Oct. 16. Action to accept his resignation was taken during a special meeting, [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer The completion of Swanville’s water and street project has been put on hold until spring. On Tuesday, the Council approved a disbursement of $151,292.47 to Larson Excavating for work that has been completed so far. Mike Rude from Widseth Smith Nolting said the project is nearly complete except for the second [...]

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Finishing to be done in spring By Liz Verley, Staff Writer While completion of the Swanville’s water and street project was expected to be completed in October, the City Council learned Tuesday that it will carry over into the spring of 2014. Mike Rude representing Widseth Smith Nolting told the Council that while all the water [...]

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