ASHLEY STEWART

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Owatonna People's Press reporter covering Steele County, Blooming Prairie and Medford government as well as health, transportation and community happenings. University of St. Thomas graduate.
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The Steele County Detention Center, which was built in 2003, has remained a topic of frustration for many residents, and the Steele County Boa…

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The Steele County Detention Center, which was built in 2003 for $12.75 million, has remained a topic of frustration for a number of years. The…

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Medford school buses sit outside a garage off East Central Avenue Wednesday afternoon. The Medford City Council has approved a developer’s agr…

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The Medford City Council will hold a public hearing on the 2018 street project feasibility report at 6 p.m. October 23 in the choir room at th…

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Reporter Ashley Stewart here, Soitgoes and Raydex. An article appeared in the Wednesday edition of the Owatonna People's Press and online at: http://www.southernminn.com/owatonna_peoples_press/news/local/article_fb167f7c-39ba-559d-a4c8-1c896baea856.html. I am not sure when the fall collectio…

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Reporter Ashley Stewart here.

Shamu: Because it is a smoking policy, there aren't fines or punishments. If it were an ordinance that would be a different story. The policies approved by the county board are to be self-enforced.

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7p19ti6: This is Ashley Stewart, the Owatonna People's Press reporter who wrote this article.

In answer to your question, "Did Mr. Johnson receive per diem FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR of 2011?"

According to Steele County Administrator Tom Shea, commissioner Doug Johnson did…