Buckman

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Dale and Jodi Kloss, Buckman, have requested to establish a Tier II turkey feedlot on their property by constructing two 64-foot by 780-foot confinement barns. The construction and new business were approved by the Morrison County Planning Commission Aug. 25. At the Morrison County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday, the Board voted to [...]

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A benefit to help the family with medical costs to be held Friday, Nov. 8 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer One-year-old Malachai Johannes of Buckman has gone through more in his short lifetime than many will ever experience. Malachai has neuroblastoma, a cancer that originated in the adrenal glands, the most prevalent area for it to [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Schirmers’ farm, east of Buckman, was recently honored by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau for having the 160 acres in their family for 100 years. Today’s owners are the three great-grandchildren  of the original owner, Steven Schirmers. Steven, born in Germany in April 1877, came to  [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Many people, clubs and organizations do so many good deeds during the Christmas holidays and it’s hard to keep them all straight. But there is one little girl who just happens to stand out. Grace Marshik, 11, of rural Buckman saved all her baby-sitting money for about six weeks to buy [...]

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The technician traveled to Kansas City, Mo. to compete By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Derek Meehl, employed at Czech’s Auto Body Inc. in Buckman, recently won three first-place awards in automotive repair. A recent graduate of St. Cloud Technical College, Meehl’s second-year instructor, Dale Derung, talked him into entering the competition. “I really didn’t want to do [...]

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The idea of a convenience store has evolved into the ultimate business By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Two couples, Paul and Kim Seppelt and John and Carmen Britz, have been working almost around the clock to open Trails Edge Food, Fuel and Liquor in Buckman. The endeavor started in November 2011, when John and Kim  [...]

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At 74, the 48-year veteran priest will do what he loves, minus the responsibility By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com Father Gerald “Jerry” Dalseth will retire from his pastoral duties, Tuesday. And upon his retirement, he will leave the two churches he has served over the past 12 years — St. Joseph’s Church in Pierz and St. Michael’s [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Crackers, a Jack Russell terrier, stole the show at the 2012 World Agility Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, May 18-20. The Buckman pooch competed against dogs from other parts of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Hungary and Puerto Rico. He took three gold medals, three [...]

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The state of Minnesota will honor the property as a Century Farm this year By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Lawrence and Marjory (Marge) Guck’s farm in Buckman has been in her family for 111 years. Their daughter, Kathy Kahl, also of Buckman, made the decision to apply for Century Farm status with the state of [...]

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