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By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   The Little Falls School Board voted to accept the audit of the district’s finances at Monday night’s board meeting. Kern Dewenter Viere, a Minnesota-based certified public accountant and business advisory firm, was represented by Janel Bitzan. She gave the board an audit presentation for the 2012-13 school year. […]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The annual audit currently being conducted in the city of Upsala has brought attention to some account discrepancies. “There is an apparent clerical error that happened in 2011,” said City Clerk/Treasurer Adrian Welle. “It looks like numbers were just entered wrong.” “There is no money missing,” said Mayor Rollie […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Randall’s 2012 audit was approved by the City Council Wednesday night. The numbers were presented by Mary Backlund from Schlenner Wenner and Company, certified public accountants with offices in Little Falls. The city’s Sewer and Water Fund showed an increase in sales from last year of 4.42 percent from $141,786 to […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The annual audit report was presented to the Swanville School Board at Tuesday’s meeting. Upon his retirement earlier this year, former auditor Gary Paulsen sold Swanville’s account to Schlenner, Wenner, who was represented at the meeting by Mary Backlund and Jon Archer. The three findings listed in the report are […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     Following recommendations made by the Upsala School District’s annual audit report, the Board voted Nov. 28 to make several changes to current financial procedures. Upon his retirement earlier this year, former auditor Gary Paulsen sold Upsala’s account to Schlenner, Wenner, who was represented at the meeting by Mary Backlund […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Monday night, Kern DeWenter Viere’s (KDV) auditor Janel Bitzan said in her report that the Little Falls School District reported its financial statement accurately as of June 30. No instances of noncompliance  under the government auditing standards were found. “These statements are the responsibility of the District’s management,” the report said. […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com There were no surprises when Mary Backlund from Gary W. Paulson Certified Public Accounts in Little Falls presented Motley’s 2011 audit to the City Council Tuesday. Members voted unanimously to accept its findings. In the general fund, the Council learned they received $143,340 in taxes during 2011, a 29.2 percent […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com On Wednesday, the Randall City Council accepted the 2011 audit as presented by Mary Backlund of Gary Paulson CPA office in Little Falls. She listed a few concerns, but nothing the city hadn’t seen before. “Proper conduct of government business needs good internal controls,” she wrote in her report. “The […]

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