Archive | May 11, 2012

Melvin Grell, 81 year old resident of Pierz, MN formerly of St. Paul, MN passed away Thursday, May 10, 2012 at the Pierz Villa in Pierz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, May 14, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz, MN with Father Gerald Dalseth officiating, […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com    At a special informational meeting Wednesday, Royalton City Council members heard about wind energy options available through a new company from Chaska, SheerWind. Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke had previously visited SheerWind’s site. “A funnel is installed above ground which gathers the wind and channels it […]

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Stearns County native writes about her roots on farm By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   Joyce Sutphen, Minnesota’s poet laureate and child of the rural farming center of Minnesota, was back in the country Wednesday, “where a town is a gathering of houses, streets, and the very basic things:  a library, some parks, a church or […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   Sheriff Michel Wetzel’s salary appeal, allowed for under Minnesota Statutes, was settled Tuesday by the Morrison County Commissioners for less than half of the amount Wetzel requested. The County Board approved a resolution setting Wetzel’s salary at $98,118 for 2012, retroactive to Jan. 1. This is a 3.15 percent […]

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