Le Sueur County Historical Society to hold meeting December 30

The Le Sueur County Historical Society is scheduled to hold a special meeting of the membership on Saturday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. However, if you are interested in getting information about becoming a member or attending the meeting and are not a member, you won’t be allowed in.

The meeting is in response to a member-signed petition that was presented to President Jenifer Morsching after the organization’s turbulent October 7 annual meeting where a Le Sueur County Deputy Sheriff was called to maintain order. Some Society members left that meeting shortly after it started because of what they called "verbal fighting and unprofessional behavior.” The three-member board made it partly through the Society’s list of future plans before the meeting fell apart and the deputy sheriff told everyone to go home.

After Morsching received the petition, a group of members, recognizing that the meeting had not been formally adjourned, held another meeting on October 18 at which the members elected a new board of directors. Society member Bill Stangler explained that members called the special meeting to address several of the Society’s bylaws, which he called, “very exclusive, arbitrary and capricious.”

However, LCHS’s attorney Jennifer Urban does not see it that way. She acknowledges............

To see more on this story pick up the December 21, 2017 print editions of the Times, Messenger, Life or Enterprise.

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