Annual Legislative Gathering
On November 2, 2017 at the Hiawatha Lodge in Pipestone, MN - Area II hosted a joint educational event with Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area to educate county commissioners, soil and water conservation district supervisors and staff, watershed district managers and staff, area legislators, agency representatives and other interested parties on the annual highlights of both organizations. Jeff Strock with Southwest Research and Outreach Center in Lamberton was the guest speaker on the effectiveness of side inlet designs on ditch systems. Senator Bill Weber also attended and spoke to the group on business at the capitol and answer questions. The meeting concluded with a meal catered by the Hatfield Roadhouse.
Banquet catered by Hatfield Roadhouse. Charles Sanow, Gary Crowley, Arvin Pater. Clark Lingbeek and Greg Roiger.
Dennis Groebner and Tim Dritz. Gary Johnson and Glen Kack. Glen Sorensen and Arvin Pater.
Glen Sorensen, Phil Nelson, John Boulton. Howard Konkol and Kyle Krier. Jay Gilbertson and Kerry Netzke.
Joy Bruns and James Jens. Kerry Netzke, Meg Louwagie, Luke Johnson, Kerry Netzke, Area II/RCRCA and Norm Holmen. Executive Director.
Lori Gunnink, Glenn Kluis, James Jens. Lucas Youngsma and Jeff Strock. Lucas Youngsma and John Biren.
Rick Anderson and David Thiner. Senator Bill Weber and Glenn Kluis. Senator Bill Weber and Norm Holmen.
Trudy Hastad, Darrel Ellefson, Tim Dritz. Dennis Groebner and Glen Kack. Meg Louwagie and Luke Johnson.
Mic VanDevere and Dan Wildermuth. Phil Nelson, Senator Bill Weber, Glenn Kluis. Luke Johnson and Phil Nelson.