Archive | November 6, 2013

The Upsala Upstage Players will hold tryouts for “The Foreigner” by Larry Shue. There are roles for two women and five men. The scene is a fishing lodge in rural Georgia often visited by “Froggy” LeSeuer. This time, Froggy has brought a friend, a very shy young man named Charlie, who is overcome with the […]

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The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 33-year-old man from rural Pierz. Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel said his office received a call at approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, from woman reporting that she found her boyfriend, Zebulon Emerson Osborne, deceased in their shed. Deputies discovered Osborne’s body underneath a […]

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Millions awarded by MDH to build a foundation of good health By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) awarded more than $21 million in Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grants. Morrison County will share $614,524 with Cass, Todd and Wadena counties. Sheila Funk, community health educator with Morrison County Public Health, said […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The city of Upsala is moving forward on the development of a three-and-a-half acre parcel of land in the southwest part of town. Roach Development has been in conversation with the city for more than a year regarding construction of eight or 16 townhouses at the corner of South Main […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The County Board denied a resident’s request for a reduced wind turbine permit fee at Tuesday’s meeting. Although Lakin Township resident Andrew Wright addressed the Board at a recent meeting, his request for a lower fee was not formally presented. Wright proposes installing a small wind turbine for personal use […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Royalton City Council adopted changes to its outdoor music policy, allowing more opportunities for local groups and bars to hold outdoor events. The previous restriction of one outdoor permit per weekend was amended to read “except for Platte River Day weekend.” One change that had been requested by local […]

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For its fall production this year, the Upsala Drama Club is paying tribute to the long-running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). The students will be reenacting sketches spanning the 38-year run of the show. Audiences will see iconic and popular SNL characters and skits such as the Coneheads, Hanz and Franz, the Spartan […]

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