Fort Ripley

Local family moves to Colorado to help their daughter By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Minnesota is currently in the throes of the medical marijuana issue. Monday, a proposal allowing marijuana to be used for different ailments in the state was approved by the Senate Finance Committee 14-7. Late Tuesday, the Minnesota Senate passed the bill 48-18, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Larry Fisk, Fort Ripley, left the United States Nov. 17, to monitor the national elections in Honduras, held Sunday, Nov. 24. He returned home Nov. 26. Fifty-five representatives from both the Alliance for Global Justice and the Task Force of the Americas also traveled to Honduras. The two groups are advocates [...]

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Brandon David Plante, 18, Fort Ripley, was charged in the Morrison County District Court with one felony count of first degree aiding and abetting criminal damage to property. On Jan. 20, officers in Little Falls responded to a property damage complaint. The resident of the rental property told them that while she was away from [...]

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It is one of the oldest parishes in the Duluth Diocese By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com St. Mathias Catholic Church and parish will be celebrating its 125th anniversary June 24, in conjunction with  the church’s annual bazaar. Bishop Paul Sirba will say Mass at 10 a.m. and following will be a chicken and ham dinner, [...]

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Jennifer and Shantel Koering have big plans for their futures By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Shantel and Jennifer Koering, Fort Ripley, 18-year-old twins, are taking classes at Central Lakes College (CLC) in Brainerd. Jennifer, a four-year assistant dairy ambassador, is taking welding courses but is hoping for a future as an automotive and diesel technician. [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Becky Joerger, Fort Ripley, was named the 2012 Distinguished Young Dairy Woman Feb. 4, at the Brickyard in Pierz. She was presented a plaque from the Mid Minnesota Holstein Club. “It is amazing I was chosen for this honor,” she said. “I take pride in providing food and wholesome dairy [...]

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