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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brian Guldan, representing Bolton & Menk Inc., the consulting engineers for the water treatment plant in Motley, told the City Council Tuesday night the construction of the city’s water treatment plant was right on schedule. “Since the last Council meeting, the contractor has completed the concrete work for the reclaim tank [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In the past, Little Falls Elementary Schools offered an open house for its elementary students on the Tuesday after Labor Day. On that same day, the sixth and ninth grade students had their orientation at the Little Falls Community Middle School and the Community High School. No other students started school [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After seven years seeing Principal Nate Swenson at the Little Falls Community Middle School (LFCMS), Wade Mathers has taken charge of the chalk and erasers. Mathers said he has met with the LFCMS staff and has learned they are proud of what they have going at the school. He has no [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Morrison County Social Services Director Brad Vold  asked the county commissioners to review the fees charged by the county for environmental health licenses, inspections and more. Vold, along with County Administrator Deb Gruber, also spoke about aligning the fees with what Todd County charges and possibly matching the state fees, too. [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted Thursday to advertise for a full-time city manager to take the place of Jerry Peterschick, who is retiring. The position would remain status quo with one person managing both the city and the municipal liquor store and bar. The meeting began Wednesday morning to discuss whether [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct. 4, the Pine Grove Zoo will be holding a brand new fundraiser. Instead of the Zoo Boo this year, the first Zoo Fest will be the event to attend this fall. “Zoo Boo was 12 years old. So many other groups were holding Halloween parties, our attendance was [...]

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Today, August 12, is the primary elections. Find out what races are on the ballot, learn about the candidates, and find your polling place with our election section. And stay with us through the evening as we report on results as they come in. Visit the ELECTION SITE now!

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During a program provided by Horizon Health during the Morrison County Fair Sunday, Aug. 11, Tony Wenzel of Randall and Alice Kahlhamer of Pierz were named as Morrison County’s Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2014. Wenzel and Kahlhamer will represent Morrison County at the Minnesota State Fair. Other candidates nominated were Harvey Britz of Pierz; Jerome Haaland [...]

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By Eric Buening, Correspondent In 2014, the St. Francis Music Center celebrates 35 years of providing Morrison County and communities at large, with the opportunity to explore music and performing arts. When the Music Center opened in 1979, they had only four teachers on staff. Since then they have grown to include 15 music teachers and [...]

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