Photos | Classifieds | Stewartville Area Community Links | Area Churches | Life | Legal Notices | Advertising
Think Stewartville | Stewartville, MN and surrounding area

home : news : news
September 24, 2022

7/4/2022 10:43:00 AM
Police department would be costly for city, resident tells Council
Starting its own police department would be an expensive proposition for the city of Stewartville, Paul Thomas told the City Council at a recent meeting.
Thomas, of 1117 Petersen Court Northwest, told the Council he and his wife moved here from a city of 11,000 residents in central New York about 11 months ago.
"Just to clarify, (the town's) proximity to New York City is similar to Stewartville's (proximity) to Chicago, about five hours and a galaxy away," he said.
Concerned the city's contract with Olmsted County has increased 20 percent for 2022 and another 20 percent for 2023, the City Council has discussed the possibility of the city having its own local police force.
But getting a new police department up and running requires much more than hiring a few people and purchasing some cars, said Thomas, who spoke during the open mike portion of the Council's Tuesday, June 14 meeting...
For more on this story pick up your copy of the July 5 Stewartville STAR.

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments. You may remain anonymous. Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search

Engagement Announcement Form

Submit Sports Results

Submit Article/Photo

Delays and Closings

Mortgage Rates

Gas Prices

Daily Comics

Flight Tracking

Find more about Weather in Stewartville, MN
Click for weather forecast

Galaxy Publications LLC - Publishers of the Stewartville STAR and SATELLITE 101 4th Street NE #2, PO Box 35 • Stewartville, MN 55976 • Phone (507) 533-4271 email:
Software © 1998-2022 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved