Government

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 who filed for seats on city councils in Morrison County. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. Due to the sheer number […]

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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 who filed for seats on city councils in Morrison County. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. Due to the sheer number of candidates […]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent The city of Upsala’s 2014 Walnut Avenue improvement project continues to unfold. City Engineer Scott Hedlund presented the Council with progress made and addressed concerns on the project. The development’s original plans did not include a 100-year event pond. Hedlund said having a flood control pond is an industry standard and suggested […]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent The city of Swanville draws closer to finalizing its contract with Larson Excavating Contractors Inc. The city is currently holding back the final payment to the construction company until the completion of the Rhoda Avenue boulevard restoration. The rough-hewn grass and weeds on the boulevard were removed. Good soil was brought in, […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Although the city of Royalton and Bellevue Township came to an agreement in May regarding a contract for shared mutual fire aid, the terms of the contract have not been closely followed. Bellevue Town Board members brought concerns to Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Jerry Brezinka spoke for the board, sharing four “procedural […]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer The Swanville School Board is asking district voters to support a referendum for an additional $361.57 per pupil unit or $123,000 additional operating money for the next 10 years. The $361.57 amount is in addition to the present $398 levy. An operating referendum is an election ballot question that allows school […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Board of Commissioners were split 3 – 2 in their vote to hire a new Public Health director, Tuesday. Three commissioners sided with the belief that a director is needed. Two voted no, saying they want more time for County Administrator Deb Gruber and Social Services Director Brad Vold […]

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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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