Archive | February 22, 2013
Feb. 15 — A business on First Avenue Southeast reported a theft. Feb. 15 — A two-snowmobile trailer and an operable Arctic Cat snowmobile parked in the driveway of a residence on Sullivan Drive in Hillman were stolen. The trailer has a V-nose with fold-down ramps off both front sides and is pain...Read More
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The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors • Dean Martin Ramsey, 45, Little Falls; (offense: 12/8/12) interfering with peace officer, fined $385, sentenced to 15 days in jail ...Read More
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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people: • Brent Ryan Beto, 23, Royalton — In connection with an April 10, 2012, incident, Beto has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of f...Read More
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Justin Michael Mayberry, 34, Detroit Lakes, was charged Feb. 15, with one felony count of fifth degree controlled substance crime by Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff. On Feb. 14, A Minnesota State Trooper stopped a vehicle after noticing the driver, Mayberry, was not wearing h...Read More
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Dustin James Dombovy, 27, Brainerd, was convicted Feb. 13, in Morrison County District Court, with one felony count of first degree damage to property and one fifth degree count of misdemeanor assault. On June 1, 2012, an assault was reported in the Little Falls Coborn’s parking lot. Officers loca...Read More
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Two men were arrested Tuesday when police found a half ounce of cocaine and $2,000 worth of methamphetamines in their vehicle. A police officer noticed a suspicious vehicle traveling in the city of Little Falls. Edward Miller, 23, and Willis Jackson, 24, both from Ponsford, were occupants of the veh...Read More
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In the Seventh Judicial District Court of Morrison County, Justin James Bateman, Little Falls, was convicted Jan. 30, of one felony count of domestic assault. On July 21, 2012, officers were called to a residence where a domestic dispute had previously occurred. The victim stated she and her boyfrie...Read More
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Brian Michael Peltz, 47, Bowlus, was charged Feb. 5, with one felony count of defeating security on realty in Morrison County District Court. Peltz had a 10.75 acre farm foreclosed by the Freeport State Bank September in 2011. He and his wife continued to live on the property through the one-year re...Read More
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To the Editor: A Record editorial last week opposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour, using arguments advanced in 1949 that to do so suppresses hiring and wages, a claim largely disputed today. Laughingly, it also uses the term, “excessive minimum wage,” when typically by the time ...Read More
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By Ryan Luft, Guest Columnist Vocational studies today at Staples Motley High School, and in the state of Minnesota, look quite different than 20 – 30 years ago. Many jobs students found as they left high school in the past have been downsized or transformed by automation. The bright side is ...Read More
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Let’s say you make between $7.25  and $25 per hour, which would be most of the people living in this area. How would Gov. Dayton’s tax reform plan affect you? Dayton is proposing an expansion of the sales tax to raise an additional $2.1 billion for the state. The governor is proposing that the ...Read More
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