by Bridget Weishaar Although the hard court season has come to an end, members of the McLouth community were treated to a game of basketball this past Wednesday evening in the purple gym. Patrons arrived to not just any ol’ game of basketball, this game just happened to include four hoofs, a […]
The city of McLouth gave more definition to what city workers will be compensated with an ordinance approved last week.
by Dennis Sharkey Legislation that is being considered at the federal level may require more on-call hours for McLouth city employees. City Administrator Carl Chalfant told the council at their last meeting that the city may be required to have an employee on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chalfant said the requirements […]
by Dennis Sharkey The city of McLouth is still at a stalemate with a landowner and a new lease for a city water well. Barbara Peterson approached the city last fall seeking a new lease for a water well that is located on her land just north of the city. Peterson approached the city with […]
Parts of Jefferson County are now under a drought alert.
Natural gas prices have been on a downward trend for the past two years and it is expected to continue.
An owner of a water well that the city of McLouth feeds off of was threatening to evict the city.
by Dennis Sharkey Can you hear me now? It’s an often mocked saying of the famous cell phone technician from Verizon Wireless commercials but it is also a real problem many cell phone users in McLouth face on a daily basis. Cell phone signals are weak if existent at all throughout the city despite which […]
The city of McLouth will take another stab at obtaining a federal grant for a new community center.
by Dennis SharkeyOne McLouth city councilman is raising questions about city purchases and at the same time creating more questions. Councilman Harlan Woodring raised concerns about purchases by City Administrator Carl Chalfant recently for a street and sidewalk project on Cynthia Street. The city paid Daniels Excavating $700 for two truckloads of black dirt to […]