Tyler News


12/08/2018 02:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lincoln board concerned about potential zebra mussel expansion 

The Lincoln County Board discussed the possibility that zebra mussels might someday be as much or more of a local aquatic invasive species issue as Curly Leaf Pond Weed in Lake Benton. At Thursday's board meeting, commissioners and Lincoln County Environmental Officer Robert Olsen discussed what might happen in the near future after the 2018 detection of zebra mussels in Lake Sarah, one of Murray County's two largest lakes along with Lake Shetek.


12/01/2018 07:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Facing the future 

Photo by Jenny Kirk Head Custodian Jerry Stefanick, left, highlights the boiler system while giving a tour recently of the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton High School facility in Tyler. About a dozen people recently took the opportunity to inspect the Russell, Tyler and Ruthton facilities that make up the RTR educational system in an effort to form their own opinions about the direction the district should take regarding facilities planning in the future.


11/30/2018 10:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
RTR to have special election 

After 45 minutes of discussion at a special meeting on Wednesday evening, the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School board voted 5-1 to pass and adopt a resolution relating to the issuance of school building bonds and calling for an election. However, there was a change to the language and the board also plans to continue exploring different financial options, including the possibility of an operating levy, to help fund a facilities improvement project in the district.


10/31/2018 04:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
RTR facility task force recommends to build new school 

The Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Facility Task Force has made a recommendation to close some or all of the existing three school facilities and to build a new pre-K to 12th grade school facility and they will pass that information along to the school board at its Nov. 14 meeting. "It may be built on the existing site or there are another site or two that may also work.