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Salmonella Outbreaks

Graham Briggs, the Director of Olmsted County Public Health, recently was interviewed on KTTC TV regarding recent National outbreaks of Salmonella. You can view the interview with this link:  http://www.kttc.com/story/38770701/2018/07/30/10-active-salmonella-investigations-in-us-but-why-so-many The Olmsted County Health Department is responsible…


Lake Zumbro Dredging

The bidding for dredging Lake Zumbro will be open on July 31. After about 6 years of planning, procuring permits, working with lake homeowners and townships Olmsted County will open the bidding on July 31. The…



Zippity Zoo Da: Teddy Bear Band Reschedule to April 22

Teddy Bear Band is rescheduled for Sunday, April 22.  This is a fund raiser sponsored by the Friends of Oxbow. The recent snowstorm created the need to reschedule this activity.  Here is the new event information: Where:…




Affordable Housing in Olmsted County

At an open meeting on October 31 the County HRA Board discussed affordable housing and what the county can do to provide housing.  You can read the Post Bulletin’s article on the Board’s discussion.  http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/what-s-the-right-path-for-hra/article_d1b5adb2-382d-563a-8a1d-3facdb1310f9.html…


Walking My District

Thank you to all the folks of Olmsted County District 3 who greeted me as I walked the district in June, July, August and September.  I made an effort to visit every house and many…