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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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The third in a series of History After Hours, “Historia on the Hill,” will be presented at Linden Hill in the Musser home, Thursday, Oct. 30. “This series is being presented to give people a snippet of local history,” said Friends of Linden Hill member Pat Sharon. “Historia on the Hill” [...]

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Those who are serious about weight loss and want to learn more about both surgical and non-surgical solutions, CHI St. Joseph’s Health, an affiliate of St. Gabriel’s Health in Little Falls, will host a free weight-loss education event from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 at the Initiative Foundation. A bariatric surgeon and [...]

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Customers can seek protection under the Cold Weather Rule and apply for heating assistance Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Commerce As the heating season kicks in, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) encourage Minnesotans to contact their utilities now to learn more about the Cold Weather Rule protection [...]

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By Christiaan Tarbox, Sun Post Newspapers As the West African Ebola outbreak intensifies, public health officials here in Minnesota are ramping up efforts to ensure that such an epidemic never occurs in the state and beyond. After news broke that Liberian national Thomas Duncan was the first confirmed diagnosed case of the deadly virus in the [...]

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The Franciscan Sisters and Episcopal Church of Our Savior in Little Falls, held their annual animal blessing ritual, Oct. 5. About 30 animal lovers and their pets participated in the event at Washington Park in Little Falls. After a short service, including music, owners presented their pets for an individual blessing and enjoyed refreshments for [...]

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