To the Editor: My sincere thanks and appreciation to those who agreed on such short notice to work as host/hostess to the many visitors of the historic rural school during this year’s fair and those who would have had schedules allowed. Visitors appreciate someone who can possibly answer their questions. Congratulation to Morgan Carroll, Upsala, [...]

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To the Editor: On Sunday, the last day of the fair, I took my granddaughters to the fair — armed with vouchers for armbands for the rides. When we went to the booth to get their armbands, the ticket agent told us they were not doing the armbands because of the weather. But, they would [...]

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To the Editor: I was pleased to attend the grand opening of the Taylor Chebet Twitchell Playground. The event was well attended by community members and donors to the project and volunteers who have generously given their time to contribute to our community. I would like to personally commend everyone who has contributed to this [...]

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Recently, an assessment of community health needs was completed by Morrison County Public Health, Morrison County Social services and St. Gabriel’s Hospital. The study is a worthy attempt at addressing some of the biggest impediments to county citizens’ ability to live long, happy lives. The plan sets out under three goals an ambitious total of [...]

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Seventh District Judge Steven Cahill survived a primary election challenge by three attorneys. No surprise there. The three challengers split a majority of the votes. Kenneth Kohler got the nod to run against Cahill in November. It wasn’t surprising because in Minnesota election of judges is designed to all but guarantee the re-election of incumbents. [...]

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Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost and preparation for good jobs is [...]

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Melissa Kasella will graduate in September By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Melissa Kasella, a life-long resident of Buckman, has three children. She is also a successful cosmetologist. Recently she returned to school to become a massage therapist. Kasella did an about face in her career choices for a variety of reasons. “I wanted to go back [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer On Aug. 10, during the Morrison County Fair, two members of the community were name Outstanding Senior Citizens. Receiving the honor for 2014 were Alice Kahlhamer from Pierz and Tony Wenzel from Randall. Kahlhamer, 79, volunteers with Faith In Action of Morrison County. She works two-three days a week, driving people [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Motley’s Chief of Police Brian Madison told the City Council Wednesday that he had concerns with the lack of police coverage in the city. “I have scheduling issues since losing two part-time officers,” Madison said. One replacement has been hired, but that person has another full-time job and is not as [...]

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