Hillman
By Jim Wright, Correspondent Mudfest 2015’s promoters showed their safety and security plans to the County Commissioners, Tuesday. Based on the plans, past Mudfests and a detailed report from Sheriff Shawn Larsen, the commissioners unanimously approved the license for the Memorial Day weekend eve...Read More
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A Hillman man was pronounced dead at the scene of a farm equipment accident Sunday, Nov. 23, about 5:20 p.m. Kevin Waytashek, 61, was doing routine service on his skid loader, became trapped between the bucket plate and the skid loader frame. Autopsy results are pending. The Morrison County Sheriff...Read More
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This afternoon, Aug. 28, at approximately 1:04 p.m., the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of 233rd Street and 285th Avenue in Pulaski Township north of Lastrup. A vehicle driven by 60 year old Terry Schleicher of Hillman was driving north on ...Read More
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Mother and two daughters give an old barn a new purpose By Terry Lehrke, News Editor It’s not unusual to see a barn in rural Morrison County. But it is unusual that the bright red barn is not being used as a dairy — but as a storefront. As they do with nearly everything in their [...]...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Horst Hanneken, who in 2010 wrote a book on the history of his hometown, Buckman, has done it again. His current book, “Hillman, Its Beginnings, Its Growth, Its Glory,” is a step back in history. “I stumbled into this project,” he said. “My wife, Janet, is from...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op...Read More
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Randall and Hillman are planning the holiday festivities  The town of Hillman, located on County Road 8, just north of County Road 39 in eastern Morrison County, will again go all out for the Fourth of July. Hillman, with a population of 38 people, will start the festivities with a parade Thursday,...Read More
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During a program sponsored by Morrison County American Dairy Association (ADA) March 24 at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls, four area ladies were selected to represent Morrison County as Dairy Princesses. Also on hand was one of last year’s Morrison County Dairy Princesses, Mary Zahurones o...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer mailto:[email protected] A request for an amendment to the Mud Fest 2012 application was approved by the Morrison County Commissioners Tuesday. Ron and Ralph Rinkel will be eliminating all All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) from the event, which will reduce the num...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer [email protected] Bruce and Rae Ann Ohmann, along with their children,  Monique, Elsie and Alex, have been named the Mississippi Valley Cattlemen’s Association Family of the Year. The Ohmanns, whose ranch is outside of Hillman, said they were surprised and shock...Read More
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Gap financing can make the difference in pursuing success By Terry Lehrke, News Editor [email protected] Community Development of Morrison County doesn’t “give” money away — but with low interest gap financing — it may seem that way to some. However, all the funds expended come ba...Read More
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