Archive | August 9, 2013

To the Editor: Brigitte Gabriel’s warning of the “Muslim terrorists” was very timely and informative. A few days later, our government closed 21 or more foreign embassies and consulates because of the fear of terrorist strikes. Then we have people calling her a fear-mongerer and not being factual. How about being specific and printing out [...]

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Keith Ray Kern, 21, Swanville, was charged Aug. 1, in Morrison County District Court, with one felony count each of third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. On July 24, Morrison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an adult male having sexual contact with a 15-year-old female. The victim, who reported the [...]

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To the Editor: Democrats and unions are “kissing cousins.” A couple of weeks ago, someone wrote to defend the unions. Every city and state that is in financial trouble has been run by Democrats and unions. Detroit is only one example. A city or state that has been run by Republicans is surviving well — [...]

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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 dates of issuance were July 23 – [...]

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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 off a debt he owed to Ritchie-Heyer. [...]

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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 overall ambience of a neighborhood. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 and a cracked windshield Aug. 1. The officer [...]

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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 reconvenes in February. Actually, the gratitude [...]

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