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By Lori swanson Guest Columnist “Shelly” and her family sat down to dinner when the phone rang. Before she answered the call, Shelly looked at the caller ID and saw her own name and phone number. She answered the call and heard a recording that offered to lower her credit card interest rate. She...Read More
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By JUDGE DOUGLAS ANDERSON Guest Columnist This editorial is intended to give information about restitution that is ordered in a criminal matter, and more specifically, in the Byron Smith case. To begin with, restitution is allowed by Minnesota Statutes 611A.04, subdivision 1, which provides: “A vi...Read More
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By JOHN EDGECOMBE JR. Guest Columnist A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015. That was a good description. USPS will slow deli...Read More
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By Mike Disher, Guest Columnist On the Technology Services webpage (on the Morrison County website) you’ll find a mantra that I coined in the year 2000 just after beginning my employment with the county. It says, “We exist to support the systems that support the services that support the citize...Read More
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By Roman Witucki, Guest Columnist MNsure is the state’s marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses (those with up to 50 employees) to choose health insurance coverage. MNsure already met its enrollment goals in April and has increased the number of Minnesotans who are insured to 9...Read More
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The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) has initiated an important planning and visioning process that will benefit Minnesota post-secondary students for many generations. If you have a son or daughter who may someday attend a state college, this planning process is very important to y...Read More
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By Eileen Holtberg, Guest Columnist The function of the Morrison County Recorder’s Office is to record, protect and preserve the county’s real estate records, veterans’ discharges, uniform commercial code filings, notary filings, state and federal tax liens, ministerial registrations and birt...Read More
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By Brian Middendorf, Guest Columnist The Morrison County Attorney’s Office provides the citizens of the county with a wide variety of services. This article will focus on our services for crime victims. Being a victim of a crime can be a very difficult experience. Whether you or a family member h...Read More
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By Jeanette Eller Watland, Guest Columnist Recently The Record published a story regarding the demise of bees. While this is an important topic to discuss, there are some areas of this story that need to be further addressed. Honeybees have been on the decline in recent years, with the winter of 20...Read More
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