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​The sixth annual Pierz Sue Fischer Scholarship Endowment Fund golf tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Pierz Golf Course. A scholarship fund has been established in conjunction with the Mercy and Unity Hospitals Foundation in the name of Sue (Thoma) Fischer. She grew up in Little Falls and married Jerome Fischer from [...]

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The Morrison County Record will publish a Winter Visitors Guide. It will be distributed with the Nov. 9 edition of the paper. The Record news staff is seeking help in listing Morrison County and surrounding area events open to the general public that are being planned between Nov. 9 and May 31, 2015. Information must [...]

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The 10th annual “Hammerin’ the Highway for Habitat” ride is being held Sept. 20, starting and ending at the Red Rooster Bar and Grill in Genola/Pierz. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the ride begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. A lunch stop will be made at Red’s Irish Pub in Swanville. Riders can prepare to [...]

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The Minnesota Military Museum will honor Minnesota veteran Jerry Huntington of Richfield as the featured veteran of the Month during September. Jerry Huntington was born in Minneapolis, in 1934. When he was 16 years old, while attending Minneapolis North High School, he joined the 151st Field Artillery of the Minnesota National Guard. Shortly after enlisting, [...]

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What’s in a name? If the mission revolves around promoting activities and strategies that help residents of the community live better and longer, then a name can be instrumental in focusing people on that mission. That name can be especially helpful when it already possesses some familiarity in the community. Recently the Board of Directors [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Royalton fifth-grade teacher Rusty Gwost has always loved to write. Toward the end of his college years nearly two decades ago, he took a proficiency test that showed his aptitude for writing. “But I never thought I was good enough to do it; I never took the time to do it,” Gwost [...]

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Cooperative effort will power Camp Ripley with 100-acre solar energy array By Terry Lehrke, News Editor   It was mostly sunny Wednesday — which fit in nicely with the ceremony celebrating a partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power to power Camp Ripley with solar energy. Speakers called the event “historic” as the project will [...]

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This afternoon, Aug. 28, at approximately 1:04 p.m., the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of 233rd Street and 285th Avenue in Pulaski Township north of Lastrup. A vehicle driven by 60 year old Terry Schleicher of Hillman was driving north on 285th Avenue when his vehicle left the [...]

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