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Blackduck City Council
June 9, 2017
Stade steps down from Blackduck City Council
BLACKDUCK -- Another vacancy on the Blackduck City Council will be posted as Councilor Kris Stade turned in his resignation at Monday’s regular meeting. Stade’s current term on the council started in 2014 and would have been up in 2018. He filled in for another vacancy on the...
June 9, 2017 - 11:31am
February 10, 2017
More than 8,500 visit Library in 2016: Blackduck City Council hears about programs, possible expansion plans
The Blackduck City Council met on Monday to discuss the current state and any possible upgrades that may be needed for the Blackduck Community Library. Head librarian Alayna Nestberg reported new technological updates, including free apps for readers to utilize e-books and online...
February 10, 2017 - 10:04am
February 3, 2017
Blackduck City Council to hear update on 2017 road project
Blackduck City Council will meet Monday, Feb. 6, to discuss, among other topics, the ongoing road improvement project scheduled to resume in the spring. As it stands, the city of Blackduck is waiting to hear back from Beltrami County as to finalizing the timeline for work in 2017....
February 3, 2017 - 11:08am
January 13, 2017
New leaders in town: Blackduck City Council swears in new members
The Blackduck City Council swore in its newly elected Mayor and councilors at Monday night’s meeting. Mayor Rudy Patch and councilors Jason...
January 13, 2017 - 12:38pm
January 6, 2017
Blackduck City Council to swear in new members on Monday
The Blackduck City Council will swear in its newly elected members Amata Molnar and Jason Kolb and new Mayor Rudy Patch at next Monday’s meeting. Patch was elected to the position of Mayor after Daryl Lundberg’s term ended, and will serve through 2018. Kolb will fill Patch’s...
January 6, 2017 - 12:45pm
December 9, 2016
Blackduck City details general fund budget at Council meeting
The city of Blackduck is proposing a property tax levy of $209,000 for 2017, about $1,000 less than the 2016 levy. The Blackduck City Council held a Truth in Taxation meeting on Monday, outlining the proposed 2017 property taxes, local government aid and general fund expenditures....
December 9, 2016 - 4:55pm
Blackduck City Council meets, discusses patio project
The Blackduck City Council met Tuesday night and discussed updates on building a patio outside The Pond, as well as the success of this year’s Backwoods Bash and some brief updates on the main road construction project. According to Public Works Supervisor Bob Klug, Jr., a bid...
September 9, 2016 - 10:31am
August 12, 2016
Blackduck City Council moves forward with road construction, apartment project
The status of a road construction project and the upcoming apartment project were among the topics discussed at Monday night’s Blackduck City Council meeting. Jordan Lee of Widseth Smith Nolting and Mary Thompson of the Headwaters Regional Development Commission gave updates on...
August 12, 2016 - 10:49am
July 15, 2016
Blackduck City Council vacancy open through end of August
The Blackduck City Council now has two vacancies following the resignations of Sam Christensen and Mary Loeken. Christensen resigned in May when he and his wife relocated to Bemidji. Loeken submitted her resignation in June, citing personal reasons. Currently, two councilors and...
July 15, 2016 - 10:08am
July 1, 2016
New plan for Blackduck utilities to have first reading
The first reading of a city ordinance will take place at the City Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. “The ordinance was set up several years ago by the city to help offset the cost of electricity to pay in the town with the streetlights,” said City Administrator Christina...
July 1, 2016 - 11:26am
May 13, 2016
Blackduck business to move into old telephone building
A business in Blackduck is looking to move into the former Paul Bunyan Telephone building. During Monday’s City Council meeting, one of the topics discussed was Choice Therapy moving into the old Paul Bunyan telephone building. Choice Therapy has been operating out of the Good...
May 13, 2016 - 10:12am
April 8, 2016
Blackduck city council met, discussed upcoming projects
Interviews for a new full-time patrol officer in Blackduck will begin May 12, according to Chief of Police John Wilkinson. Officer Matt Nikle has accepted a position with the Norman County Sheriff’s Office and will resign effective April 12. City Administrator Christina Regas has...
April 8, 2016 - 1:29pm
March 25, 2016
Dates for filing for Blackduck city elections announced
Two Blackduck City Council offices and the office of the mayor will be up for election in November. The filing dates to run in the election will be from 8 a.m. July 29 to 5 p.m. Aug. 12. Election Day is Nov. 8. City Council members whose four-year terms are set to expire at Mary Loeken...
March 25, 2016 - 12:06pm
March 11, 2016
Blackduck to move forward with housing project, road improvement
The Blackduck City Council met Monday night to discuss upcoming projects, including the status of zoning for an apartment complex and road improvement plans. The zoning application for a housing project on the west side of Blackduck is in the works. The Blackduck Development Corp....
March 11, 2016 - 10:22am
August 14, 2015
Blackduck City Council votes to support fund for burned trestle bridge
BLACKDUCK—The Blackduck City Council voted Monday to support creating a fund to help offset costs for a 113-year-old trestle bridge severely...
August 14, 2015 - 4:38pm