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Commissioner Laura Obert called the meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.  Commissioners Franklin Slifka and Nick Korthals were also present. Wynn Meehan, Brandon Harris and Seth Wenzel, Sheriff’s Office, were present for a working meeting for budget review, postponed from Monday, 6/6/16.  Currently, the detention center budget is in good shape; the public safety budget is not.  Long term issues need to be addressed to not rely on “soft”...

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Commissioner Laura Obert called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.  Commissioners Franklin Slifka and Nick Korthals were also present. Public comment:  Shirley Wilson encouraged everyone to vote and to consider taking election judge training; questioned why budgets are just now being addressed; asked if the county may contract weed and mosquito control, why is a storage building needed; why not consider utilizing the building in a...

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Commissioner Laura Obert called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  Commissioners Franklin Slifka and Nick Korthals were also present. Nichole Brown, Community Development Director, appeared to request final plat approval for Galzagorry Tract 3 minor Subdivision and Galzagorry Tract 4 Minor Subdivision.  She stated all required items have been completed, including the affidavits for water rights.  After discussion Commissioner Korthals...

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Commissioners Laura Obert and Franklin Slifka and Kirk Flynn, Justice of the Peace, appointed due to the absence of Commissioner Korthals, met at 8:00 a.m. under the direction of Doug Ellis and Joyce Irvin, Elections, to canvass the votes from the Primary election.

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Commissioner Laura Obert called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.  Commissioners Franklin Slifka and Nick Korthals were also present. Public comment:  Paul Bray said he and his wife are vacationing in Montana this year, and there are many amazing places to visit. Montana minute: Commissioner Slifka said he’s glad we’re here.  Commissioner Korthals reported the largest gold nugget was found in the Atlantic Quartz mine in 1889....

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Phyllis’s Sugar Cookies


Posted By on Jun, 2016

Phyllis Cooper’s Sugar Cookies Ingredients • 1 c powdered sugar • 1 c white sugar • 2 eggs • 1 c vegetable oil • 1 c shortening • 4 c + 4 rounded tbsp flour • 1 tsp salt • 1 tsp baking soda • 1 tsp cream of tartar • 1 tsp vanilla Mix together the first five ingredients. Cream good before adding the rest. Form dough into balls and coat in sugar. Flatten slightly with a fork or other desired method. Bake at 350° for about 15...

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Posted By on Jun, 2016

Mary Lou’s Apple Praline Pie Filling: 4 c (6) apples, peeled and sliced ¼ c sugar ¼ c flour 1 t cinnamon ¼ t salt 2 T butter Topping: ¼ c butter ½ c brown sugar 2 t milk ½ c chopped pecans Mix well first five ingredients and pour into a 9 inch unbaked pie shell. Dot top of apple mixture with butter and cover with pie crust. Cut vents in top of pie. Bake at 425 for 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven. Mix topping in saucepan over medium...

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Ruth Miller’s Carrot Cake


Posted By on Jun, 2016

Ruth Miller’s Carrot Cake 2 ½ c flour 2 t baking powder 1 ½ t baking soda 1 t salt 2 t cinnamon 2 c sugar 1 ½ c oil 4 eggs 2 c shredded carrot 1 8oz can crushed pineapple – drained ½ c nuts 1 c shredded coconut Bake at 350° for 35 mins. Cream Cheese Frosting ½ c butter 1 8oz cream cheese 1 lb powdered sugar 1 t vanilla...

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