BL City Council preparing for natural gas decisionPublished 11:23am Friday, January 10, 2014
The Battle Lake City Council will decide next month whether to bring natural gas to the area, according to a report in the Battle Lake Review.
Council members will base much of their decision on how many residents sign a natural gas agreement. Residents must sign the agreement by Jan. 24 to be eligible for the initial natural gas supply, if indeed the council passes the plan.
Being part of the initial gas offering could save residents $1,400.
Current plans call for the utility to be constructed and in place by next winter if the plan passes the council.
Henning City Council honors
ambulance service workers
The Henning City Council on Monday honored six Henning Ambluance Service volunteers who saved a person’s life in May, according to a report in the Citizen’s Advocate.
The person had fallen off a ladder and the six volunteers administered CPR and met an intercept ambulance to transport the person to a hospital.
The person was able to leave St. Cloud Hospital in a matter of days.
The six volunteers were given plaques and pins commemorating their life-saving work.
PR second-hand store donated almost $40,000 in 2013
Pass-It-On Ministries, a second-hand store in Pelican Rapids, donated $39,940 to various Christian organizations in 2013, according to a report in the Pelican Rapids Press.
The donations came from the store’s sales proceeds. The store also donated nearly $40,000 in 2012.
The store made both regional and international donations. Regional recipients included the Pelican Rapids Area Food Shelf and Churches United. They also gave to two orphanages in Africa and two Haiti relief charities.