Archive | December 28, 2012

Control Tower, this is Flight 2012, requesting permission to land. We need to do so quickly. We’re missing a wheel or two, so we’re coming in hot, and the landing will be fast since we’re missing part of the wing, not to mention a window or two. Frankly, we can’t get down soon enough. You […]

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“New Year’s Day: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” —Mark Twain A year ago, we set out an agenda for Morrison County, and said we would be supportive of these five goals: 1. Making Morrison County a Yellow […]

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To the Editor: The Dec. 19 letter to the editor, “GOP needs serious plan for economy,” says Obama has “put forward a serious plan to reduce our deficit and provide middle class families with the economic certainty they are asking for.” This is not true and full of misinformation and hyperbole. The letter did not […]

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To the Editor: Morrison County Social Services would like to thank the Lincoln Scandia Valley Lions Club and St. Stanislaus Church in Bowlus that donated gifts for children and disabled adults. Also thank you for the donations of hand-made blankets from the second grade Pierz students and food baskets from the Little Falls Dandee Lions. […]

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To the Editor: Our nation is shocked and saddened by the recent murders of 20 young children and six adults in Connecticut. Our government feels like part of the solution to stop such tragedy is to put a ban on assault weapons. Why is our nation not shocked and saddened when our government allows hundreds […]

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By Dr. Daniel E. Rose, Guest Columnist As we enter the new year with so many good intentions, I would like to invite everyone to add one more resolution to their list — improved oral health. As a practicing dentist in Pillager, I see firsthand the effects lack of regular dental care can have on the […]

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A total of 98 Morrison County residents are listed on the Predatory Offender Registry. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, along with the police departments in Little Falls, Royalton, Pierz, Randall and Motley, recently completed the Predatory Offender Registry verifications for Morrison County. Each year the sheriff’s office and local police departments personally visit and check […]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Boys Basketball: Pierz 68, Braham 67 (OT) Pierz battled back from a 13-point second half deficit to force extra play, then clipped Braham 68-67 in Thursday’s opening round of the St. Cloud Cathedral tournament. Four players scored at least a dozen points for Pierz, led by senior Mitch Bednar, […]

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