Today's plan, for the 6:40 a.m. KTTC spot:
The Pine Island City Council voted last night to eliminate the position of city administrator and terminate the contract of Abraham Algadi, who has been on the job there since 2006 and has led the city's push for the Elk Run biobusiness development -- the council has three new members and they certainly indicated a new direction for the city last night -- this item wasn't on the city agenda last night, so it caught a lot of people by surprise -- we were there and we'll have the story
On Jan. 22, Stewartville City Council members will decide whether to go to voters in March and ask for $1.8 milion in general obligation bonds for a new fire hall. We'll have details on that.
And in the Life/Family section, we have the latest in a series of closeups on area ski resorts, which despite the January thaw do have snow and people on the slopes -- today it's Afton Alps, near Hastings -- also in the Family section is a look-ahead to a conference coming up in Rochester on autism -- elsewhere in the paper we have a look-ahead to the Lyle Area Cancer Auction on Friday and Saturday, and lots more