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Stories from Thursday, December 15, 2005

Commissioners seek $197,000 brownfields grant (12/15/05)
The Clay County Board of Commissioners has agreed to participate in an effort to clean up contaminated properties in the county. In a public hearing following its most recent meeting, the board decided to proceed with the application process for an Environmental Protection Agency grant which would be used to identify and rehabilitate contaminated properties, or "brownfields."...
Brazil, IACT, look at tax alternatives (12/15/05)
Representatives of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns addressed city officials from across the state in Indianapolis on Wednesday, part of its push for legislation which would give municipalities the tools to stabilize property taxes. The "Hometown Matters" plan, first unveiled by the IACT in mid-November, would reduce Indiana's dependency on property taxes by enabling municipalities to implement supplemental taxes. ...
Students win VFW essay contests (12/15/05)
Top: Northview High School senior Kelsey Haring and freshman Olivia Herron tied for first-place for their entries about "How I Demonstrate My Freedom" in the 2005 VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest. Brazil VFW Post No. 1127 Quartermaster Les Walden, Guidance Counselor Scott McDonald and Post Adjutant John Schraedley presented award plaques and checks to the essay winners on Dec. ...
ANNA OTTINE NYSETH PENZ (12/15/05)
Anna Ottine Nyseth Penz, age 86, of Willmar, Minnesota, died on Sunday, December 11, 2005, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. on Thursday December 15, 2005, at East Norway Lutheran Church in rural New London, Minnesota. Arrangements with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. No flowers please. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers...