Hillman

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 Hillman and her mother [...]

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Holy Family Church, Bulldog Lake, held its annual ice fishing derby and log sawing contest Feb. 8. People of all ages braved the cold to try their hand at ice fishing. Later, they headed indoors to enjoy lunch and check out the log sawing contest. Pictured is a 5-year-old with her Kinship mentor Alexia Cripps. [...]

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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. While the top four [...]

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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, July 4, beginning [...]

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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 of Pierz, who won the title of Princess Kay [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer mailto:jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com 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 number of people attending. Following two meetings and a phone call between [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com 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 shocked when they learned they were chosen. “We were not expecting to [...]

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Gap financing can make the difference in pursuing success By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com 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 back, with interest, to be used again by another business. And [...]

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