By Jim Wright, Correspondent “The MNsure Affordable Care Act has about doubled the Morrison County Social Services caseload, up to 3,823 cases,” Social Services Income Maintenance Supervisor Cyndi Bachan told the Morrison County Board of Commissioners, Oct. 7. That is up from less than 2,000 in the year 2008. The number of uninsured Minnesotans fell by [...]

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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent Morrison County is governed by a board of commissioners from five different districts. One of the contested races this year is for District 4 in the eastern part of the county. District 4 includes towns such as Pierz, Lastrup, Buckman, Hillman and Harding. The two men running for the commissioner seat in [...]

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Royalton earns two wins, Bulldogs, Cardinals split as regular season closes By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The first time around this season Royalton swept West Central Area (WCA) back on Sept. 11. This time around it was not so easy as it took the Royals five sets to down the Knights, Oct. 14. “They [...]

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Huskers close out regular season with a pair of conference wins By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Pierz handed visiting Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE) a 46-0 loss, Oct. 15 despite a slow start. The win secured a perfect 8-0 regular season and a Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) Championship. “There are three championships: conference, section and state, and [...]

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By Tyler ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The USA Patriots took care of United North Central, Oct. 15 to shore up an undefeated 8-0 regular season. The Patriots sliced past the Warriors 47-14 to earn the top seed in Section 6A. It did not take USA long to get on the board as senior quarterback Tyler [...]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Royalton ripped by Prairie Valley, Oct. 15 in the final regular season game to finish what has been a solid Royals season at 7-1. The record, though, is not what has coach Jamie Morford excited, it’s how the Royals are playing. “Obviously ending the year with a 7-1 record [...]

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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Pierz proved pesky for Little Falls, Oct. 13 as the Section 6AA foes squared off in Little Falls. The Flyers did sneak out a win with a five-set victory after an 18-16 win in the decisive set. Little Falls won sets one and three by scores of 25-21 and [...]

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Little Falls closes regular season with 5-3 record after loss to Becker By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Little Falls passing offense had their best game of the year as the Flyers’ threw almost 30 times in a 54-14 win over the Mora Mustangs. The Flyers outgained the Mustangs by more than 200 yards, [...]

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Langerud sets two records for Huskers By Tyler ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Strong individual performances willed the Little Falls swimming and diving team to a pair of dual victories this past week. On Oct. 9 the Flyers topped Granite Ridge rival Becker 97-81 in Becker to earn the first of the wins. Alice Foote won [...]

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