Government

By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Swanville’s U.S. Post Office will be changing its hours of operation by the end of the year. The community was invited to a special meeting Tuesday, where Postmaster Sue Procke of Avon and Postmaster John Korf of Little Falls answered questions and provided information about these changes. Due to profit losses and [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent After some discussion and careful comparison, the Royalton School Board has made a decision who the construction manager will be for the district’s remodeling and addition project. Three firms had presented the Board with bids, including Anderson Brothers Construction Company of Brainerd, Contegrity Group Inc. (CGI) of Little Falls and Winkelman Building [...]

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To provide our readers with information to help them in their decision-making at the polls, the Record sent out a questionnaire to each of the candidates running for the position of Morrison County sheriff. The candidates, Tom Justin, Shawn Larsen, Dan Rocheleau and Charles Strack, were asked to introduce themselves and to respond to the [...]

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Little Falls Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem has officially announced her plans to run for re-election as mayor this November. “We have made tremendous progress in Little Falls these past years. I have been working with a group of dedicated people who have been working on creating a greater Little Falls. The momentum has started; we now [...]

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After the first day of filing (July 29) for city offices, in the city of Little Falls, Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem and Council Members Don Klinker (Ward 2) and LeeAnn Doucette (Ward 1) have filed for re-election. In addition, Greg Zylka has filed for the office of mayor and Tim Schmidt has filed for the Council [...]

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The filing period opens Tuesday, July 29, for candidates for local school board and municipal offices and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 5 p.m. Three school board seats for four-year terms will open in each of the following school districts: Upsala, Pierz, Little Falls, Swanville, Royalton and Pillager. Terms expiring on city councils include: •Bowlus: [...]

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Details expected at Aug. 4 Council meeting By Ron Brochu, Correspondent A revised legal settlement between the city of Little Falls and resident Robin Hensel will likely be reviewed by the Little Falls City Council Monday, Aug. 4, pending the results of ongoing negotiations between attorneys. A federal judge presided over a series of closed-door negotiations Wednesday, [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The status of the Sister City Committee in Little Falls remains in limbo. Monday, the Council voted unanimously to table a decision on whether to disband it as a city committee. The Council received a letter at its July 7 meeting, indicating from current chair Michael Schnider that since the committee [...]

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