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The Community Country Church of Holdingford will be hosting the Kingery and Wissman families in concert Monday,  at 7 p.m. The Kingery family, from Central Minnesota, began as a family of 10 — Mike, Chris, and their eight children singing and ministering together through music. It has grown to include two sons-in-law and four grandchildren. [...]

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The Taylor Chebet Twitchell Playground is complete and an official “Grand Opening” celebration will take place Friday, Aug. 8, at 5 p.m. at the playground. The playground is located at Edmund Street and Prairie Dr., north Little Falls, behind the Living Hope Assembly of God Church. The city of Little Falls received a $100,000 donation [...]

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State law requires noxious weed control  Mowing the state highway rights of way is in full swing after the wet spring delayed Minnesota Department of Transportation maintenance workers from starting the job earlier. MnDOT crews mow approximately 45,000 acres of land annually. MnDOT, like other landowners in the state, is required to control plants on [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bill Maher returned to his hometown of Beardsley for a community picnic this summer. While there, he met  a Helen Holker and they got to talking. As it happens when two strangers meet and talk, they made connections. “Helen is my niece,” said Cushing resident Catherine Rausch. “I lived in Beardsley, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer As of July 14, The United Way of Morrison County has a new executive director. Tammy Jopp, formerly the Retired Senior Volunteer Program director for Horizon Health in Pierz, said she made the move because she feels she can affect a wider variety of change with the United Way. “Before, I [...]

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Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is prohibited under Minnesota State Statute 160.27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). In addition, campaign signs may not be placed on private property outside of the right of way limits without landowner consent. Highway rights of way include [...]

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“Mostly Mozart” is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the historic Sauk Centre Band Shell at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School Auditorium in Long Prairie, at 7 p.m. The concert will begin with a time-honored concert opener entitled “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.” The 20-minute work for strings can [...]

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BROCCOLI RICE CASSEROLE   1/2 stick margarine (or butter) 1 pkg. frozen chopped broccoli 1/2 c. Cheeze Whiz (or Velveeta or other cheese, cut up) 1 small onion, minced 1/2 c. water 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 c. Minute Rice Sauté onion Sauté onion in butter or margarine. Cook broccoli as usual. Mix other [...]

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More than $103,000 raised during Morrison County’s 21st annual event By Terry Lehrke, News Editor With individuals, families, teams and businesses working together, the Morrison County Relay for Life is truly a community event. This year, Morrison County raised more than $103,000 for the fight against cancer. Surrounded by luminaries, honoring those who have survived cancer and [...]

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