To the Editor: In the last legislative session, Rep. Kresha took the initiative to advocate for women who start businesses and women in the work place. He understands our future economic growth will succeed when all business owners and workers have a path to prosperity. Because of his work with women entrepreneurs, Rep. Kresha was [...]

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By Phil Gurbada, Guest Columnist I have been the elementary principal at Royalton Elementary for the past 26 years — more than a quarter of a century. It is a little uncomfortable when a former student comes to watch a program and spontaneously says, “You are still here.” Or when my son reports members of his [...]

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So the Minnesota Republican Party issues a press release announcing how offended it is that Sen. Al Franken recently held two road cones to his chest as if they were female breasts. Really. Is that the biggest issue they can come up with? Does anybody realize that the race between Franken and Republican challenger Mike [...]

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This afternoon, Aug. 28, at approximately 1:04 p.m., the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of 233rd Street and 285th Avenue in Pulaski Township north of Lastrup. A vehicle driven by 60 year old Terry Schleicher of Hillman was driving north on 285th Avenue when his vehicle left the [...]

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The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors •Michael Bryan Bartkowicz, 46, Bowlus (offense 5/23/2013): A driving after cancellation charge was dismissed against Bartkowicz. •Joseph Francis Lamb, 62, Randall (offense 2/10/14): Second degree DWI, fined $415, sentenced to supervised probation [...]

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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following person: •Steven Kenneth Gross, 51, Pierz — In connection with an Aug. 22 incident, Gross has been charged with two counts of third degree DWI and one count of driving after revocation. The court will set his appearance dates.

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Reynaldo Johnson, 46, Little Falls, was convicted Aug. 20 in Morrison County District Court of felony domestic assault. On Feb, 16, the Little Falls police received a report of a assault, the victim naming Johnson. The officers noted that the victim was crying and had numerous injuries to her face. The victim said she was [...]

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Waylon Douglas Beto, 25, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 20 with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor each for possession of hypodermic syringes and/or needles and driving after the suspension of his license. On Aug. 19, a Royalton police officer ran the license plates of a vehicle [...]

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that arrest warrants were issued for the following people. Those with information as to the whereabouts of anyone on the list, are asked to contact the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office at (320) 632-9233 or toll-free at 1 (866) 401-1111, ext. 180. The warrants were issued Aug. 13 – 25. [...]

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