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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Social Host Ordinance (SHO) that would have made it a crime in Morrison County to host a party while knowing people under age 21 have alcohol there, was defeated by a 3-2 vote of the County Board, Tuesday. A host at a party would not be charged, under the SHO, if [....Read More
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A proposed social host ordinance, making it a misdemeanor to knowingly allow underaged drinking on one’s property, was voted down 3-2 by the Morrison County Board of Commissioners, Tuesday morning. Commissioners Kevin Mauer and Jeff Jelinski voted in favor of adopting the ordinance, citing th...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Correspondent Chief Warrant Officer Scott Bjerke from Camp Ripley spoke to the Randall City Council Wednesday night on what the community can expect this summer. He said that it will be the busiest season for training since he has been there. While the noise level at Camp will be hig...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Residents in the city of Pierz who have old wells, may find out those wells need to be sealed to protect the city’s drinking water. The drinking water runs through infrastructure that was put into place through the Rich Prairie Sewer and Water District (RPSWD), which ...Read More
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The Morrison County Assessor‘s Office announces that the local Boards of Appeal and Equalization will start April 13. The purpose of these meetings is to determine whether taxable property in a jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the county assessor and to determine whether cor...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent If residents are feeling good, they may want to thank the Morrison County Public Health (MCPH) Department, during National Public Health Week, April 6 – 11. All week, MCPH will have a booth in the main lobby of the County Government Center in Little Falls to help ...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent Let the roadwork begin. The Morrison County Board of Commissioners authorized Public Works Director Steve Backowski to solicit bids for numerous projects, with seven scheduled to start as soon as road weight limits are lifted this spring. “The Department is proposing ...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Comprehensive Plan that was created in 2005 as the framework for county government has not been updated since then, Morrison County Planning and Zoning Administrator Amy Kowalzek told the County Board of Commissioners,  Tuesday. Comprehensive Plans,...Read More
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