To the Editor: I believe all governing boards need a group of people, each one with their personal expertise. With Jim Andres’ successful background in business management, first farming, earning many awards, then purchasing two RadioShack stores, growing to seven. If a problem arises with employees, Jim has experience in making sure all employees are [...]

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To the Editor: We have no doubt that Tammy Giuliani is the best fit for the Morrison County auditor/treasurer position. Looking at experience alone, Tammy is not only qualified with her 11 years of government experience, but she currently is continuing to practice her career as deputy auditor. Tammy’s personality and work ethic also play [...]

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To the Editor: 1) They collectively have a heart for the less fortunate, many of whom have unfortunate/tragic life experiences. 2) They care much more for public education, for they know that not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to pay for private schooling. Education fuels the economy. 3) They have the best record [...]

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To the Editor: Years ago when I ran for office, negative advertising was defined as being personal or untrue. Under that definition, nowadays negative ads seem to flood the airwaves. A TV ad about Jeff Johnson, candidate for governor, states that he voted for a “$600 million cut” to education. In fact he voted for [...]

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To the Editor: Holy Trinity Catholic School thanks everyone for making our annual steak and wine fundraiser a huge success: Don Peine, Brickyard Bar and Banquet Hall, for donating the facility and other extras, Joe and Rosi Przybilla for auctioneering, meal/auction donors, parents for working and auction participants. It was a fabulous evening that demonstrated [...]

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Ebola fears have swept across the nation far faster than Ebola itself. At last count, three health care workers and a traveler brought the disease back from West Africa, and two U.S. health care workers subsequently contracted the disease while treating the traveler, Thomas Duncan. The math suggests that’s six cases. By comparison, more than [...]

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Elaine Auger’s love of primitives shines in new shop By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A new enterprise opened Oct. 10 on Highway 10 in Lincoln. Tattered Edges, owned by Elaine Auger, takes one back to the days of country stores. Tattered Edges is filled with a huge variety of goods for home decorating, entertaining and more, [...]

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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people: •Randy James Kurowski, 44, Little Falls — In connection with an Oct. 19 incident, Kurowski has been charged with two counts of DWI. •Terry Paul Schleicher, 60, Hillman — In connection with an Aug. 28 incident, Schleicher has [...]

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Oct. 16 — Someone painted graffiti on a sign on the Soo Line Trail near 83rd Street in Royalton, as well as on the Mississippi River bridge near the Blanchard Dam. Oct. 16 — A business on Highway 10 North in Royalton reported a gas drive-off. Oct. 17 — A business on 320th Street in [...]

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