Archive | March 1, 2013

Edward Thomas Miller, 23, Ponsford, and Willis John Jackson, 24, Park Rapids, were both charged with one felony count of second degree possession and/or sale of drugs. On Feb. 19, a Little Falls police officer followed a pickup truck north on Highway 10. The truck entered Little Falls and stopped at the McDonald’s on Highway [...]

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Brandt Thomas Boudreau, 29, Little Falls, was charged with one felony count of stalking, two gross misdemeanors counts of stalking and three misdemeanor counts of violating an order for protection (OFP) by Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff. The Little Falls Police Department received a complaint Nov. 6, 2012, that Boudreau had called [...]

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Morrison County Republicans elected party officers during their annual convention at the Little Falls Township Hall, held Feb. 23. Mandy Heffron, Little Falls, was elected chairperson and Patty Wilczek, Little Falls, was elected deputy chairperson. Other officers elected include Tina Wheeler, Little Falls – secretary; Perry Nouis, Little Falls – treasurer and Ken Toenies, Randall, [...]

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Eight dollars to take a photo of a public document? Eight bucks, the district court administrator’s office in Little Falls told a reporter who requested not a copy of the document, but the mere “privilege” of shooting it. That’s a fanciful interpretation of Minnesota data privacy law, which clearly prohibits unreasonable charges for access to [...]

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Call me crazy, but I enjoy shoveling snow. As a result, I’ve enjoyed the winter because we’ve had plenty of it to move around. I’m now of an age where the news reports a few people each year whose last breath on this earth was taken face down in a snow bank after digging out [...]

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To the Editor: I’m not rich. My farm clients aren’t either. Yet, if Gov. Dayton and his DFL allies succeed in St. Paul, we all will pay. In the Dayton proposal currently being considered, I will have to charge dairy farmers 5.5 percent sales taxes for hoof trimming services. So, for every $1,000 worth of [...]

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To the Editor: The issue of legalization has come up a lot recently, and while Officer Strack has some legitimate concerns about the abuse of marijuana, I would like to contest the premise that government should have the authority to make any crop illegal. Such a precedent means that any crop could be outlawed, given [...]

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To the Editor: Royalton basketball would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring lanes during the bean bag tournament: ALC Homes, Buds to Blossoms, Buckman Hardware, Jim’s Snowmobile, Little Falls Garage, Total Lawn Care, Hovland Drywall, Xsperience Photography, Petron Investments, Janski Grocery, Fiedler Your Pumping Specialists, Rice Hardware Hank, Tom Gruber Construction, Lindco Storage, [...]

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By John Euteneuer, Guest Columnist If families, guardians, teachers and/or county individuals would like more information about an agency or provider that is providing services to their child or an adult individual regarding any citations or fines, they can go to the Department of Human Services (DHS), Licensing Division Web site www.mn.gov/dhs or www.dhs.state.mn.us. Once you [...]

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