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Real Estate Showcase
frac sand mining
September 11, 2014
Vista Sand still absent despite protest
More than 50 residents and supporters gathered outside the Glenwood City Community Center Monday evening to voice their distrust of Vista Sand,...
September 11, 2014 - 1:51pm
August 28, 2014
Vista Sand CEO in prison
“I pray that we make the right decision here tonight.” Those were the fateful words of landowner Scott Teigen as he made a personal appeal...
News/crime and courts
August 28, 2014 - 1:21pm
May 22, 2014
Last ditch efforts fail to derail frac sand mine
“I pray that we make the right decision here tonight,” said Scott Teigen in his appeal to more than 50 Glenwood City residents packed into...
May 22, 2014 - 1:25pm
May 9, 2014
County's HHS Board aims to delay frac sand mine annexation
The St. Croix County Health & Human Services (HHS) Board voted 5-3 on Monday, May 5, to advise the Glenwood City Council to delay for 90 days its annexation of land Vista Sand is interested in for a frac sand mine. After nearly 50 minutes of discussion and input from county staff...
May 9, 2014 - 12:37pm
April 24, 2014
Glenwood City annexation vote stands between council, frac mine
Once again a full house greeted the Glenwood City Council last Monday evening as it attempted to approve a non-metallic mining agreement with Vista Sand of Texas. An evenly divided crowd exchanged comments regarding the frac sand mine issue for an hour preceding debate by the council. Anticipating...
April 24, 2014 - 10:01am
March 20, 2014
Glenwood City school board, council at odds
Last Monday, March 10, Glenwood City School District Superintendent Tim Emholtz read a letter before the Glenwood City Council outlining issues central to the safety of students and staff with regard to the impending approval of a frac sand mine a half mile from the school. In the...
March 20, 2014 - 10:38am
February 27, 2014
Glenwood City Council tentatively approves frac sand mine agreement
With council members Crystal Booth and Ben DeGross objecting, the Glenwood City Council, meeting as a committee Monday night, concluded more...
February 27, 2014 - 10:00am
December 26, 2013
Predicting the future in Glenwood City
Months of divisive community debate over whether or not to permit a frac sand mine to be opened within a half mile of the public school triggered a recall election in Glenwood City on Dec. 17. The mayor, who publicly characterized the race as a referendum on the sand mine issue,...
December 26, 2013 - 9:10am
December 17, 2013
Glenwood City incumbents retain seats after recall challenge
Unofficial results are in from the Dec. 17 Glenwood City recall election, and three local officials appear to have defeated recall challengers: Mayor John...
December 17, 2013 - 11:40pm
December 12, 2013
Glenwood City to hold recall election on Tuesday
Three candidates are challenging incumbents in a recall election scheduled for Tuesday, Dec.17, in Glenwood City. The New Richmond News asked each candidate to answer questions focused primarily on the issues surrounding the proposed frac sand mine that motivated this recall election....
December 12, 2013 - 10:33am