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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer   The eighth annual Motley Two Rivers Music Fest will be held Saturday, July 26, at the Motley Fairgrounds. While only one day of activities and music this year, organizers promise it will be as pleasing to the ears as ever before. The day begins with the Motley Fire Department’s annual [...]

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More and more people need relief from the mundane. More and more people need encouragement in their lives. More and more people need a hug. As I saw them, and as I spoke to them, I saw tears. Tears of grief. Tears of sorrow. Tears that showed how close the person was to them who [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor With a vote to pay off the remaining $110,000 for its Cassie Street Bond, the city of Pierz is one step closer to becoming debt-free in 10 years. That’s part of a goal the Council put together several years ago and provided the city doesn’t bond for another project. By paying [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Representatives from the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) coordinated a multi-location presentation Wednesday in Royalton, showcasing the clean energy projects and successes of the city of Royalton. The event was free and open to the public. CERTs is under the umbrella of the University of Minnesota, but actually serves as a partner [...]

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By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer There aren’t many places for state patrol officers to test out what driving 100 mph feels like. However, there aren’t many places like Camp Ripley either. The Emergency Vehicle Operator Course at Camp Ripley served as the site of the Dodge Charger Pursuit Demonstration, Thursday, allowing about 60 law enforcement officers [...]

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By Eeric Buening, Correspondent  The home of Conrad and Mary Rae Freeberg is one of two homes in the area to be awarded a Century Home Plaque by the Heritage Preservation Commission. The home, located at 315 SE Third St. in Little Falls, was built in 1902 by George F. Kirscher. When the Freebergs purchased the [...]

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The public is invited to participate in activities to help guide a new Minnesota Great River Road Corridor Management Plan. This summer, the Great River Road project team will be providing opportunities for the public to share their stories, places and connections they have with the Mississippi River and the land along the scenic byway. [...]

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