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By Jim Wright, Correspondent Discussion about ongoing violations by a feedlot owner who is requesting that after-the-fact variance application fees of $1,500 be waived and a request for expansion by another feedlot owner that would add up to 50,000 chickens to his farm’s 100 steers, occupied abou...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After a presentation by Lori Vrolson, the executive director of Central MN Council on Aging (CMCOA), the Morrison County Commissioners voted to donate $2,534 to the council. Through federal, state and individual funding, the CMCOA awards money to senior service providers...Read More
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Jim “Jimmy” Andres of Pierz has announced he will seek election to the Morrison County Board of Commissioners, representing District 4. Andres is a lifelong resident of Morrison County. For the past 12 years, he has owned Design Electronics Radioshack in Little Falls, which he now runs in partne...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A resolution in support of a county drug court was approved by the County Board Tuesday. “A number of staff went through training in 2008, when the county was approved to be a site for drug court,” said Social Services Director Brad Vold. “The funding did...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Morrison County Board, acting as fiscal agent, awarded the contract for the Pierz Safe Routes to School project to C and L Excavating Inc. at $473,449.15. Bids came in about 21 percent over the engineer’s estimate, Public Works Director Steve Backowski sa...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Morrison County Board approved a contract with surveyor Sam DeLeo of Kramer Leas DeLeo (KLD) of St. Cloud to develop and direct the process for compiling current land survey data in the county. The existing data will be scanned and indexed to electronically...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County Board Chair Duane Johnson conveyed to Social Services Department Director Brad Vold commendation for a job well done, contained in a letter sent by Lucinda Jesson, Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) commissioner. In reading Jesson’s letter aloud at ...Read More
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