Government

By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Board of Commissioners gave their unanimous approval to recommend the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) do a “detailed assessment of a potential trail alignment from the Soo Line Recreation Trail to Little Falls, on the west side of the Mississippi River.” No financial costs for Morrison County will [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls Sister City Committee has some work to do, but still has no answer as to whether it will remain a city committee or not. The Council tabled that decision again Monday, after hearing City Attorney Toni Wetzel say the city could not give the committee money if it [...]

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Incumbent Rick Nolan (DFL) and challengers Stewart Mills (R) and Ray Sandman (Green) squared off Oct. 7 in Duluth in an 8th District Congressional debate. This recording was provided courtesy of our partner The UpTake.

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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent  As Central Minnesota draws deeper into the cool temperatures of fall, the debate over the local elections starts to heat up. One of the key positions in this year’s election in Little Falls is for mayor. The following takes a closer look at the three candidates to get to know them better [...]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Commissioners received updates from several county departments during their planning meeting Tuesday. The County Board previously approved the usual, annual, $30,000 levy for the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) of Morrison County, and requested more information about the use of funding. HRA Director Lorelee Beto and two other staff [...]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent Many Morrison County residents recognize Health Department services they are receiving or seeking. These may be affected by proposed changes intended to provide services more efficiently and effectively in the near future. The proposals, first outlined in July and updated Sept. 9, for the Morrison County Board of Commissioners, were discussed by [...]

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Transgender athlete vote tabled to allow for revisions on guidelines By Tyler Ohmann, Staff Writer The decision came in Thursday, that there would be no decision. The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Board decided to table the vote on transgender athlete guidelines until its Dec. 4 meeting. The Board hoped to gather more information and hear [...]

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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 for the Little Falls School Board and the Royalton School Board. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. In Little Falls, four [...]

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