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April 17, 2012
Editorial: Where's the transparency?
At the April 3 Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting, a press release was distributed stating longtime county administrator Mel Ruppert...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Letter: Looking out for county taxpayers
I was reading the April 2 Daily Globe article illustrating wind turbine proceeds being used to lower property taxes of residents in neighboring counties. I wondered why this isn't being done for the residents of Nobles County. It didn't even merit consideration; instead, using the...
opinion / letters
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Editorial: Kudos to county on Tuesday work
Here's something we haven't given in a long while -- a thumbs-up to the Nobles County Board of Commissioners. The county board has faced a sizeable...
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Ruppert's request turned down
WORTHINGTON -- On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners denied a request from former county administrator Mel Ruppert for reimbursement of $26,117.35 in attorney fees that accumulated from October 2011 through March 2012. Ruppert had submitted the reimbursement with his...
April 10, 2012 - 8:27pm
April 5, 2012
Editorial: Ruppert's retirement begs for answers
Tuesday's news that longtime Nobles County Administrator Mel Ruppert was retiring, effective immediately, leaves more questions than answers. A press release distributed prior to the start of Tuesday's Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting indicating Ruppert's retirement stated,...
opinion / editorials
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2012
County Administrator Mel Ruppert announces retirement
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Administrator Mel Ruppert decided to step down from his position and retire, according to a press release issued at the start of Tuesday's meeting of the county board of commissioners. Board chairman David Benson said the retirement is immediate, and...
April 3, 2012 - 9:44am
March 7, 2012
Cenzano speaks out after dismissal as County EM director
WORTHINGTON -- Nearly a week after Nobles County Emergency Management Director Emily Cenzano was escorted out of the Government Center by County...
March 7, 2012 - 7:27pm
January 13, 2012
Nobles Co. administrator is under investigation
WORTHINGTON -- After months of remaining silent, Nobles County commissioners have now hired an attorney to represent them in a case regarding allegations of an adverse work environment in county offices. Jessica Schwie, a partner with the Lake Elmo law firm of Jardine, Logan & O'Brien,...
January 13, 2012 - 4:00am
March 8, 2011
County to fill vacancies in Family Services
Two resignations, burn-out lead to reassessment of agency
March 8, 2011 - 11:34am
December 21, 2010
County takes final action on 2011 budget
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners took final action on the 2011 budget and levy during their Tuesday morning meeting, making no changes...
December 21, 2010 - 9:34pm
August 6, 2009
County administrator salaries compared
WORTHINGTON -- In less than two weeks, Nobles County commissioners will meet with each county department head to begin the process of finalizing the 2010 budget. As that date nears, county departments continue to scour expenses and revenues to meet a request commissioners made on...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am