Need a look at the timeline Strata Corporation prepared for the City of Ortonville?

Need a look at the timeline Strata Corporation prepared for the City of Ortonville?

by Sally Jo Sorensen In an October 30, 2012 poston Big Stone Bolder, Ain’t Nobody’s Business…, a BSB  author noted: “The hearing date [Nov. 5] complies with the detailed timeline provided by Strata’s attorneys spelling out how The City might streamline Strata’s permitting when under City jurisdiction.  The timeline assumes immediate City approval of the annexation … Continue reading

Ain’t Nobody’s Business…

Ain’t Nobody’s Business…

By Duane Ninneman Sometimes we don’t even need to ask the question to get the answer. That was the case on Thursday, October 25, when Supervisors from Ortonville Township convened a Community Information Forum to discuss recent developments surrounding Strata Corporation’s proposal to mine the granite outcrops at the headwaters of the Minnesota River.  Sixty … Continue reading

Will City of Ortonville’s annexation ordinance change fast track Strata Corp’s quarry plan & trump local township government ordinance?

Will City of Ortonville’s annexation ordinance change fast track Strata Corp’s quarry plan & trump local township government ordinance?

On Monday, October 15 at 3 p.m. 30 citizens attended the City of Ortonville’s Planning and Zoning Commission hearing to consider proposed changes to the city’s annexation ordinance. The issue Local Ortonville Township landowners believe the change is designed to make it easier for Strata Corporation to move swiftly with plans to do an end … Continue reading

High Plains Reader: Ortonville Township vs. Strata Corporation

High Plains Reader: Ortonville Township vs. Strata Corporation

Krista’s feature, Ortonville Township vs. Strata Corporation; Corporate Juggernaut, Planning Commission Ignore Public Opposition is online at Fargo’s High Plains Reader. Read the whole thing at the Reader. Here’s a taste, along with more of Krista’s moving photos of rancher Clark Mastel: Upriver and across the continental divide in Big Stone County, Minnesota, Strata Corporation … Continue reading