Archive | February 17, 2012

A group including Irwin Jacobs has filed suit in Morrison County District Court against Charles Ries, the Chapter 7 trustee of the bankruptcy estates of Genmar Holdings and former subsidiaries of the company. In the suit, Jacobs said that he has suffered “harm to his business and personal reputation,” as well as “current and prospective [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Upsala boys basketball team dropped a close non-conference battle at Crosby-Ironton (C-I), Thursday, falling 67-61. Juniors Avery Smieja and Eric Frieler led Upsala with 13 and 12 points, respectively. The Cardinals host Eagle Valley tonight.   Crosby-Ironton, 67, Upsala 61 Upsala  29 32 – 61 C-I     [...]

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To the Editor: Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight votes of Mike LeMieur. Makes it easy to push off the blame, cast at night to avoid the shame. It was 2011, and on the House floor, in special session since half past four; Republican LeMieur searched for funds high and low; [...]

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Lois Gammon, age 72, of Lake Shamineau, formerly of Little Falls, MN, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at her home on Lake Shamineau. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls, MN.  Private interment will be held at [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com The Pierz City Council voted 3-2, Feb. 3, following a closed meeting, to increase Pierz City Administrator Anna Gruber’s salary by 12 percent. The increase was due in part to the Minnesota Pay Equity Management System, which requires male and female employees who work comparable jobs, to make comparable wages. [...]

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By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter Legislation cracking the seniority-driven retention of teachers passed the House Thursday, Feb. 16 on a 68 to 61 vote. Rep. Branden Petersen, R-Andover, heard Democrats argue that his education legislation wasn’t ready, needed fixing. But no one arose on the House floor to argue that the teacher seniority system [...]

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