Slayton News


04/17/2018 03:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Murray County Board to hear broadband feasibility study 

Murray County EDA Director Amy Rucker, along with Finley Engineering consultant Chris Konoeckne, are scheduled to be presenting the Murray County broadband feasibility study at today's county board meeting. They will be joined by CCG consultant Doug Dawson via telephone to share the findings of their study, including a summary of financial results.


03/31/2018 10:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Slayton, Minn., family bookends two world wars 

The 1900 census shows Van Buren March working as a house painter and living on Second Street in Slayton, the Murray County seat near the southwestern corner of Minnesota. Thirty years later, census rolls list his son, George March, also working as a "painter and decorator," living on Second Street in Slayton, where the population had grown 20 percent, from 883 to 1,102, by 1930.


02/23/2018 06:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Douty resigns for VSO position in Carver County 

Pipestone County Veterans Service Officer Brian Douty is resigning his position Feb. 23 to take an assistant VSO position at the Carver County Veterans Service Office in Chaska. Douty, 38, said Carver County is expanding their Veterans Service Office to include a third assistant VSO, which is the position he'll fill as of Feb. 28. He said he wasn't looking for another job, but the head VSO in Carver County is a friend of his from the military and contacted him about the opportunity.