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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bolton and Menk Inc, consulting Engineers and Surveyors in Baxter, had its seventh payment of $230,302.44 approved by the Motley City Council Tuesday. The payment is for the  new Motley Water Treatment Facility being erected just north of the Motley United Methodist Chu...Read More
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Mike Malmberg is happy to be back in a smaller district By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Pillager School staff have said their good-byes to Chuck Arns and are welcoming Mike Malmberg as the district’s new superintendent. This is his first job in such a position, but he has the background to step into ...Read More
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City administrator suggests grant to ease higher property taxes for newly annexed residents By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer The 2015 city budget and house and redevelopment  authority levy was adopted at Monday’s City Council meeting, but not before a public hearing addressed concerns from re...Read More
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Debate over city, homeowner responsibility for water lines ends in reimbursement for resident who thawed pipes By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer After several months of debate, the City Council has decided to offer resident Mike Tykwinski $1,100 as reimbursement for his work thawing frozen water pi...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Making Norwegian potato klub (pronounced “kloob”) is not a tradition most families of Norwegian heritage do. How much more unlikely is it, then, that a family with no Norwegian heritage gathers to make klub every year? Nonetheless, it’s an activity the Rens fa...Read More
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Defendant plans to appeal the case By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer Little Falls resident Robin Hensel has been convicted of one misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct after less than 10 minutes of jury deliberation, in a trial that began Monday morning and ended Tuesday. Charges were brought ag...Read More
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By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer It sounds like something out of a mystery novel: a photograph of a young soldier cut in a strange shape, along with a letter in which the soldier was forbidden to reveal his location. Many parents and wives of men serving in World War II may have received a somethin...Read More
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