Government
By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Board of Commissioners is responsible for setting the salary and budget for each of the county’s elected officials. They must consider duties, responsibilities, experience, qualifications and performance. They also take a look at what other countie...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent They are the next generation. At 35 to 51 years old, it took them a couple of generations to get that “next” because, in the Morrison County Public Works (MCPW) Department, experience definitely counts. Public Works Director Steve Backowski, a 30-year MCPW veteran, ...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent From patios to windmills, and home businesses to RV parking, gravel pits to feedlots, poultry compost sites and hungry bald eagles, proposed planning and zoning ordinance changes or additions were discussed at length at Monday’s County Board meeting. The proposed chan...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Possible changes to the hours the Royalton city office is open will be considered at the December City Council meeting. Councilman Ron Verley requested that the topic be placed on the agenda. Currently, the city office is closed Fridays. “Back maybe four years ago...Read More
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The Pierz City Council rescheduled its regular Monday night meeting to Wednesday, Nov. 12, due to the weather and the fact that several Council members were stranded outside the city. During that abbreviated meeting held to take of the business that had to be dealt with, the Council: •Approved the...Read More
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