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Business brought before the Motley City Council Wednesday night included: •Voting to make the fourth payment of $280,358.61 to DiMar Construction for the city’s new water treatment plant; •Permitting Jace Carlson to install a deck; John Niemi, Gary Nieken, Nancy Lucas and Marti Vervalen to install new roofs; and the Free Methodist Church to install [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer There is a new complex in downtown Little Falls. It’s not on the outskirts, where many malls tend to congregate, but right downtown, convenient for everyone. On the corner of First Avenue Northeast and Second Street Northeast, sit several businesses, all in one building. That building is owned by Mike and [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Todd Smith, owner of Big T’s Entertainment, a mobile music professional, is now able to brag he is the first person in Minnesota to have three complete sets of karaoke CDs or discs. His sets were voluntarily audited by Sound Choice, a company which provides music for karaoke machines. “There is [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council held a special meeting Wednesday to look over the 16 applications for the job of both the city and the liquor store manager. Those who applied included a former lawyer, a person with a master’s degree and another who was working on their doctor of philosophy [...]

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The city of Pierz is reminding residents that for safety purposes and in the case of emergency, residents must display visible house numbers on their properties. This is a precautionary measure in the event that an emergency vehicle needs to locate a resident’s home. The requirement for numbers is a part of the Minnesota State [...]

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Jerry and Jackie have been organic farming since 1994 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Januschka family was named the Morrison County Farm Family of the Year by the Morrison County Extension Committee. They own 700 acres certified organic farmland north of Little Falls and rent another approximate 440 acres. Jerry and Jackie said they got [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Minnesota statute 461 requires county public health departments conduct unannounced tobacco compliance checks at every location where tobacco is sold at least once a year. Recently those checks occurred Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 in Morrison County. Five of the 41 establishments where minors tried to purchase cigarettes actually sold the [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Pitted against every branch of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Minnesota Army Nation Guard’s (MNARNG) environmental team won the top environmental award Aug. 27. The team was presented the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Environmental Quality by an Individual Team. The Honorable Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent There is perhaps nothing more American than a good, old-fashioned rodeo. It is an event that provides entertainment and opportunities to become part of the show for individuals of all ages. For the area’s fans, Man vs. Beast Rodeo, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 – 14 at the Morrison County Fairgrounds in Little [...]

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