Government

The Pierz City Council rescheduled its regular Monday night meeting to Wednesday, Nov. 12, due to the weather and the fact that several Council members were stranded outside the city. During that abbreviated meeting held to take of the business that had to be dealt with, the Council: •Approved the election results as presented by […]

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Camp Ripley announces a community engagement event on November 11 — Veterans Day — on the campus of St. Cloud Technical and Community College. The genesis for the idea began more than 18 months ago when Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota and community partners began talking about the growing number of veterans, service members and families who […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent Discussion about ongoing violations by a feedlot owner who is requesting that after-the-fact variance application fees of $1,500 be waived and a request for expansion by another feedlot owner that would add up to 50,000 chickens to his farm’s 100 steers, occupied about an hour of the Morrison County Commissioner 2-1/2-hour business […]

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Wilson wins District 4 County Board seat By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Morrison County voters overwhelmingly chose Shawn Larsen as the new sheriff in the county, with 71.17 percent of the vote. More than 13,100 of the 18,463 registered voters turned out at the polls, with Larsen garnering 8,940 of those votes, compared to Dan Rocheleau’s […]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, will keep his job as representative for House District 9B for another two years, after receiving 56.42 percent of the vote (8,449) over Democrat Al Doty (6,518 votes). Kresha, who will start his second term in January, said it was nice to know the hard work […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Swanville School levy referendum on Tuesday’s ballot did not pass, with 384 voters (out of 733) voting “No” to the increase in revenue and 349 voting “Yes.” Swanville Public Schools had proposed to increase its general education revenue by $361.57 per pupil. The Pierz building levy passed by a larger […]

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GOVERNOR – 4,106 of 4,106 Incumbent Mark Dayton (DFL) and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith – 989,656 votes (50.07%) Jeff Johnson and Lt. Gov. Bill Kuisle (R) – 878,917 (44.51%) Hannah Nicollet and Tim Gieseke (I) – 56,880 (2.88%) 8th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT – 810 of 810 precincts Stewart Mills (R), Brainerd – 125,201 votes (47.12%) Incumbent […]

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