The Pierz City Council will meet Monday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., at City Hall. The Swanville School Board will meet Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the high school library. The Motley City Council meets Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer A resolution supporting legislation that would allow counties to remove public notices from newspapers and place them only on county websites was approved by the Morrison County Board, Tuesday. “This resolution came from the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), our lobbying group,” said County Administrator Deb Gruber. “It’s been on the [...]
by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The city of Upsala will host a public hearing regarding improvements to Walnut Avenue and Hillcrest Street, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Roach Development, with offices in Little Falls and townhome developments in Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pope, Wadena and Benton counties, has not yet [...]
by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Morrison County has not filled many vacant positions as employees have left the county since about 2008. But requests from three departments to hire replacements for soon-to-be-vacated positions and/or to adjust the rankings for remaining employees as changes are made in how department work is accomplished were approved by the [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Russ Nygren, Morrison County’s auditor/treasurer announced today (Friday, Feb. 7), that he will not seek re-election in the fall. “I believe it is time for someone else to have the opportunity to serve the citizens of Morrison County,” he said. Nygren, only the fourth county auditor since 1910, has served for [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Democrats and Republicans in Morrison County showed their support for their parties, platforms and candidates at Tuesday night’s caucuses. All county Democrats were invited to caucus in one location, at the Little Falls Community Middle School. While the Democrats have not yet announced a candidate in the District 12A race against [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The city of Pierz does not have an ordinance addressing lot splits within its limits. But that will soon change. Any changes made due to lot splits, when one property owner sells a portion of their property to another, are recorded with the county, often without the city’s knowledge. Pierz City [...]