8/3/2021 10:51:00 AM County insists city needs two more deputies
Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Terry Waletzki, at the podium at right, shares a report with the Stewartville City Council at Stewartville City Hall on Tuesday evening, July 27. Listening at left, from left, are Sheriff’s Capt. Chris Wallace and Sheriff Kevin Torgerson.
Meeting with the City Council for a second time since late June, representatives of the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office insisted last week the city of Stewartville needs two more deputies to patrol its streets beginning in 2022. Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson, a Stewartville resident, said the County's proposal to add the two new deputies isn't a new idea. "We've been talking about this for the last six years, since I took office," he said. Moving forward with Olmsted County's proposal would cost the city of Stewartville an additional... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Aug. 3 Stewartville STAR.