Government

The Rosenmeier Board for State and Local Government will sponsor a presentation by Anisihinaabe and Ojibwe Activist Winona LaDuke entitled, “Energy and Food Policies for a Sustainable Lakes Region: Economics for the Seventh Generation.” LaDuke is the executive director of the website, Honor The Earth, and was Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nadar’s choice for [...]

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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent Driving through the streets of Little Falls, many election signs and posters promoting candidates running for alderman at large can be seen. Little Falls is a home rule charter city, that operates with a city council of aldermen that act as the legislative branch, and a mayor. The city is divided into [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Residents on Vincent Street near Second Avenue in the city of Pierz would like a four-way stop put in the area due to increasing traffic, with some possible speeding issues. Mayor Toby Egan said the concern was brought to him by a resident. He talked to a few other neighbors and [...]

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By Nathan Sommer, Murphy News Absentee voting has officially opened across the state for the Nov. 4 general election, and for the first time, registered voters are not required to provide a reason for voting early. According to the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, voters have the option to vote prior to [...]

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Despite increase in levy, property owners may see decrease for city portion of taxes By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Russ Nygren, the auditor/treasurer in Morrison County called it “simple math” that the city of Little Falls could increase its levy with residents either seeing no change or a decrease in their city taxes. That, he said, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com After about a half hour of negotiations during a City Council meeting recess,  Matt Pantzke was offered the job of city manager/bar manager in Randall. He will be replacing Jerry Peterschick who has been in the position for 20 years. Pantzke and his wife, Vanessa, live in Randall and they [...]

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The Morrison County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office announces that absentee ballots for the Nov. 4 General Election will be available Friday, Sept. 19. Residents may vote in person at the County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office at the Elections Counter where an election booth is set up for their convenience. In compliance with the Help America Vote Act, an Accessible [...]

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