Archive | February 17, 2012

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Pierz wrestling team won the Section 7A tournament in convincing fashion, Friday, topping Mille Lacs Area 53-22 in the semifinals before defeating Holdingford 48-16 in the finals. After the Pioneers cruised past the Raiders in the first match of the night and the Huskers edged Aitkin, the top [...]

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Swanville High School recently announced its choices for January Athletes of the Month. Jordan Sales, son of Bruce and Chris Sales, is the Boys Basketball Athlete of the Month, and Marissa Evans, daughter of Kevin and Mary Evans, is the Girls Basketball Athlete of the Month. “Jordan averaged 10.6 points per game and 6.9 rebounds [...]

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Jaymie, Jordyn and Bob Bzdok of Rice, took part in the Three Bear Winter Race Sled race Feb. 12, at Land O Lakes, Wis. Jayme took first in the Junior 2 Dog Speed class, finishing the four-mile course weith a total time of 23:16. Jordyn took first in the Junior 3 Dog Speed class, finishing [...]

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Trail passes for nonresident off-road vehicles (ORV) are now available, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Nonresidents operating an ORV on state or grant-in-aid trails must possess a trail pass and display it on the machine where it can be easily seen. This pass is not required if the machine is registered [...]

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Firearms safety will begin in Randall Monday, March 26, and continue through Tuesday, May 8. Classes will be held Monday and Thursday evenings, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. each evening. The final test will be held Tuesday, May 8. Students must be 12 during the year. Classes will be held at the park building [...]

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To the Editor: I’m writing in defense of Robin Hensel, although the truth is I’m a little scared – backing her up isn’t going to make me popular – but I’m on Robin’s side because, according to the information I have, I find the point she’s trying to make to be sound and reasonable. The [...]

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Why are business people becoming more interested in kindergarten readiness? It’s not because they want to roll back the child labor laws. It’s because they realize that in the high-tech economy of the 21st century, the jobs will go to the adequately educated — and the odds of achieving that status  grow longer for every  [...]

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The Norwegian Home Guard has been visiting Camp Ripley the last couple of weeks, training in what turned out to be our not-so-cold weather environment. This exchange program has been in place for 39 years, and remains one of the highlights of the year for the Camp and, indeed, all of Morrison County. This year, [...]

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that arrest warrants were issued for the following people. Those with  information as to the whereabouts of anyone on the list, is asked to contact the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office at (320) 632-9233 or toll-free at 1 (866) 401-1111, ext. 180. The dates of issuance were Feb. 8 – [...]

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