Government

Council will have a chance to vote again on whether to donate $2,000 for restrooms at the beach  By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The approval of a donation from the city of Little Falls for the restrooms at the beach on Green Prairie Fish Lake was vetoed by Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem, Thursday. Last year, when representatives [...]

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All townships will hold annual meetings as well By Terry Lehrke, News Editor While all townships in Morrison County will hold annual meetings (and set levies) at their respective Town Halls Tuesday, for 22 townships, it is also election day. The remaining townships voted to move their elections to November to coincide with the General Election. Those [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board reviewed the job performance of County Administrator Deb Gruber in February, a routine evaluation conducted annually. Gruber received good marks from the Board as well as from county department heads. “I was very pleased with the outcome of that report,” said County Commissioner Jeff Jelinski. “As [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Upsala City Council heard citizens’ concerns over frozen water lines, Monday. “We’re wondering what you’re going to do for us,” said Mary Jane Chuba. Council Member Dennis Westrich had helped a number of city residents clear water lines. Some were frozen in the street, some closer to residences. “If [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer For the second time in a month, the County Board approved a request to waive an after-the-fact permit fee, Tuesday. Don Lenz of Benson inquired at the County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) office in the fall of 2012, about the requirements to put up a cabin on property owned by [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Representatives from Royalton’s new audit firm, CliftonLarsonAllen in Waite Park, presented the annual audit report to the City Council, Tuesday. A clean opinion was issued on regulatory financial statements. “There were some internal control findings, material weaknesses,” said Doug Host. “There is a lack of segregation of duties for accounting [...]

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By Andrea Parrott, Minnesota House of Representatives  Public Information Services A number of medical marijuana supporters shared tears and stories of severe child epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, cancer and other serious conditions Tuesday night. Medical marijuana, they said, either has helped them or could help them. Angie and Josh Weaver believe a form of medical marijuana [...]

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