Archive | August 9, 2013
A Randall man, Keith Richard Ritchie-Heyer, 21, was convicted July 31 of felony assault in the third degree, in connection with an April 24 incident. On April 24, the Randall Police Department responded to the report Ritchie-Heyer assaulting a 19-year-old Randall man, because he was unable to pay of...Read More
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The Little Falls City Council has been asking citizens for their opinions regarding the installation of new street lights in the downtown historic district. While most of us take street lights for granted, the decision is important for a couple of reasons. First, street lights add a lot to the overa...Read More
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July 29 — Someone stole a red porch rug from a patio at a residence on First Street Northeast, as well as ornamental butterflies from the side of the garage. July 29 — A resident on Broadway Avenue East said someone stole $100 from their wallet. July 29 — A resident on Lindbergh Drive North [....Read More
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Matthew John MacKissock, 30, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 2, with one felony count each of third degree possession of a controlled substance, fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and two misdemeanor counts of DWI. A Little Falls police officer observed a vehicle with expired plates an...Read More
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By Tom Hagg, Guest Columnist Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said dumping the new tax on farm machinery repair would be his first priority, if the economy allows. Minnesota’s corn farmers thank the governor for recognizing the impact of this tax and hope this will top his agenda when the Legislature r...Read More
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Last week, the biggest political rally to hit these parts in a while occurred. Except for the president of the United States, I doubt that any politician of any stripe could have drawn a crowd as large as someone known as Brigitte Gabriel. Some 650 people attended a gathering of the Central Minnesot...Read More
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August 1 — Someone stole a truck from a residence on DeGraff Avenue in Swanville. The vehicle was later found in a wooded area off of Springbrook Drive, where it had been left. Damage was done to the passenger side of the vehicle. August 1 — Two black bicycles were stolen from the backyard at [....Read More
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By Rep. Ron Kresha, Guest Columnist August — where does the summer go? I hope you have been able to spend some time with family attending community events. My own family has been blessed to spend time together and recently my son and I traveled to Guatemala to work with poverty-stricken families....Read More
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Ron McKinley loved motorcycles, and he loved to laugh. He especially loved riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles around the country. He also was a wonderfully effective mentor and advocate for expanding opportunity and justice. Some of his happiest moments were riding his Harley. But sadly, several wee...Read More
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The following persons, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have been sentenced recently: Gross Misdemeanors • James Edward Freeman, 48, Brainerd; (offense: 5/29/13) assault, fourth degree peace officer, physically assaults, fined $285, sen...Read More
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To the Editor: The Pierz Healy High School Activities Department would like to the thank the Pierz Lions, the Pierz Fire Department and all our many sponsors for their continued support in enhancing our programs. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. — Dave Rocheleau, Pierz Healy High School act...Read More
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On Wednesday, July 31, the Motley Police Department received a report of vandalism at the Motley Fairgrounds. Police Chief Brian Madison responded to the call. According to witnesses, the vandalism occurred Monday, July 22. The day before, Fair Board members had been at the fairgrounds and everythin...Read More
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