NYM feedlot hearing held in OTC

By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent

The county highway department has provided a brief update on roadway projects.

• Highway 8 from Highway 80 through the railroad tracks in Perham area was to begin July 24.

• Highway 67 from Highway 65 in Henning to Highway 210 started on July 10.

• 2023 seal coat began the week of July 10.

• In-House Maintenance: Mowing is complete.

Feedlot hearing held

County commissioners heard an address on July 11 from Bryce Blickenstaff, rural New York Mills, regarding new construction of manure storage and turkey composting buildings on the Blickenstaff Turkey Farm. 

Blickenstaff was asked to provide an update to the County Board and public due to this being new construction. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) requires a public meeting for this feedlot to be held.

An adequate notice was provided on the meeting’s agenda. There were no public comments made at the time of this meeting regarding the feedlot. Commissioners extended support for the project.

Final decisions come from the MPCA.