Archive | June 1, 2012
Tren Dinius, son of Janal and Allen Kruzel, is the Baseball Athlete of the Month. “Tren has a great attitude and is an even better teammate. He has continued to improve throughout the season both defensively and offensively,” said assistant coach Adam Gerads. “He has been one of the team’s b...Read More
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The fifth annual Little Falls Golf Course Extravaganza tournament will be held Saturday, June 23. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The hole-in-one prize will be the new Larson FX Series fishing boat, supplied by Larson Boats of Little Falls. The four previous tourname...Read More
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Filings will close Tuesday, at 5 p.m. for those seeking a seat at the county or state level. As of Thursday, those who have filed for office and are listed on the Minnesota Secretary of State Web site include: U.S. representative, District 8: Incumbent Chip Cravaack, R-North Branch, Jeff Anderson, D...Read More
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By T.w. budig ECM Capitol Reporter   The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with others, filed a suit with the Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday,  requesting the court bar the proposed photo ID constitutional amendment from appearing on the November ballot. The proposed amendment, ca...Read More
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By Joe Nathan Somewhere between Marina Keegan, friends and Bret Stephens, there’s something worth saying to graduates. While I’m not yet sure what I’ll tell the Higher Ground Academy graduates and their families this weekend, here’s what I’m thinking. Part of this is influenced by Keegan, ...Read More
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Residents help find ancestor To the Editor: With the wonderful help from your readers, I think I have found my great-great-grandfather, Thomas Emerson’s farm 24 in Belle Prairie. If your readers are correct, Thomas Emerson’s farm was situated 100 feet from where the Holy Family Catholic Church s...Read More
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To the Editor: Thank you to all the wonderful people, business places and organizations who donated so generously to make our Poppy Days a success. These funds are used exclusively to help veterans and their families, the national home for children and hospital and rehab services for veterans. — L...Read More
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By Tom West Editor/General Manager The first time I ever entered the business end of a funeral home I was in sixth grade. A boy, two years older, had been killed in a hit-and-run accident while walking with friends on the shoulder of a highway just outside of my hometown. The community was stunned ...Read More
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The Minnesota State Auditor’s office has released an enlightening report regarding property seizures by law enforcement agencies in the state. The report gives transparency to an important part of the agencies’ actions, helping to maintain trust in the work of law enforcement personnel. The repo...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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May 23 — A resident on Fourth Street Northeast reported property damage. May 23 — A theft was reported by a resident on Third Street Northeast. May 24 — A shoplifting incident was reported by a business on Second Avenue Northeast. May 24 — A resident on First Street Southeast reported a stol...Read More
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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following person: • Lee Richard Heinz, 28, Cushing — In connection with a May 27 incident, Heinz has been charged with one count of third degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle under...Read More
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The following person, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, has recently been sentenced: Gross misdemeanors • Patrick Henry Krebs, 29, Little Falls; (offense: 12/17/11) second degree DWI – operating a motor vehicle with an alcohol conc...Read More
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