Government

By Jim Wright, Correspondent They are the next generation. At 35 to 51 years old, it took them a couple of generations to get that “next” because, in the Morrison County Public Works (MCPW) Department, experience definitely counts. Public Works Director Steve Backowski, a 30-year MCPW veteran, described the three men as “next generation,” largely because […]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Winter parking will be restricted on the west side of Fifth Street Southeast, between First and Second avenues and on Second Street Northeast, between Second and Fourth avenues in Little Falls, between Nov. 1 and April 1. The Council voted for the restrictions Monday, after Public Works Director Greg Kimman explained […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent From patios to windmills, and home businesses to RV parking, gravel pits to feedlots, poultry compost sites and hungry bald eagles, proposed planning and zoning ordinance changes or additions were discussed at length at Monday’s County Board meeting. The proposed changes were presented by Zoning Administrator Amy Kowalzek. Many of the proposed […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Possible changes to the hours the Royalton city office is open will be considered at the December City Council meeting. Councilman Ron Verley requested that the topic be placed on the agenda. Currently, the city office is closed Fridays. “Back maybe four years ago, the Council was looking for ways to cut […]

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The Pierz City Council rescheduled its regular Monday night meeting to Wednesday, Nov. 12, due to the weather and the fact that several Council members were stranded outside the city. During that abbreviated meeting held to take of the business that had to be dealt with, the Council: •Approved the election results as presented by […]

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