Monday, Feb. 13 marked another short meeting for the New Richland City Council, but despite the runtime of just under 30 minutes, the meeting still held implications for big decisions down the road.

Backyard Chickens

Louis Epstein feeds food scraps to the family’s chickens in his backyard run in Northfield. Several cities in southern Minnesota, and beyond, have ordinances that allow for backyards chickens on residential properties. (File photo/

Ethan Becker is a reporter for the Waseca County News. Reach him at (507) 333-3133. Find him on Twitter @Ethan_BeckerWCN or @WasecaNews.

Recommended for you

Load comments