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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Two men, both officers with the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department, are in the running for their department’s top position: sheriff. Both have been in law enforcement for many years and have their own  ideas concerning the Sheriff’s Office. When it comes to training, candidate Dan Rocheleau, a senior deputy with the Sheriff’s [...]

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Rachel VanDyke, left, children’s pastor at Living Hope Church in Little Falls, presented Elizabeth Handt of Little Falls with her Girl Scout Faith Pin, Oct. 12. Handt is a second-year Brownie in Girl Scout Troop #743 in Randall and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Handt.

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Business coming before the Randall City Council Wednesday night included: •Voting to accept Widseth Smith Nolting’s (WSN) proposals for professional services concerning the upcoming road work. For Superior Avenue, the charge came to $4,800 and another $1,000 for administrative costs. The city had previously paid $4,000 for the job which originally was scheduled to be [...]

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Both the Pierz Pioneers and the USA Patriots completed their bid for undefeated regular seasons. The Pioneers clobbered Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 46-0 despite a slow start. Senior tailback Robbie Skiba ran for 222 and four touchdowns in the win. The USA Patriots topped United North Central 47-14 to close out their bid for an undefeated season. Kyle [...]

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Shira will live out her life with the Davises, far from harm By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Sgt. Kelsi Davis, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and working at Camp Ripley, wanted another dog. But she didn’t just want any old dog. She wanted one who was retired from service, a prior military working dog. [...]

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Elk farming growing, but not fast enough, says Mark Luedtke By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Mark and Lisa Luedtke walked away with nine awards from the annual North American Elk Breeders Association and International Antler Competition in Kansas City, Mo., held July 31 – Aug. 2. The Luedtkes have been competing since 2005. The competition has [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer To maintain citywide uniformity, the city of Motley created a frozen water and sewer line policy. But after some discussion, it was tabled Tuesday night until city attorney Peter Vogel is able to review it. The purpose of the policy, as currently written, is to have in writing the city’s procedures in [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After much discussion, the Motley City Council voted to install a docking station for a temporary generator, if needed, instead of spending a minimum of $35,000 to install a new one at the city’s new water treatment plant. Brian Guldan from Boldton & Menk Inc., the engineering company overseeing the construction [...]

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