Minnesota

by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Representatives from Royalton’s new audit firm, CliftonLarsonAllen in Waite Park, presented the annual audit report to the City Council, Tuesday. A clean opinion was issued on regulatory financial statements. “There were some internal control findings, material weaknesses,” said Doug Host. “There is a lack of segregation of duties for accounting [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The fee for Royalton’s preschool program will remain at $500 for the 2014-2015 year. There are improvements to the program being considered by the School Board. Community Education Coordinator Sarah Funk presented information regarding the program at Monday’s board meeting. Two main topics of discussion included whether to offer a [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Move MN is a new campaign that gathers various organizations and coalitions together to form a diverse group recognizing the state’s transportation funding problem and help secure more funding. The Morrison County Board approved a resolution supporting Move MN’s campaign for a statewide comprehensive transportation funding package at its meeting, [...]

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The Swanville City Council will gather for an emergency meeting Monday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m. at Swanville Center. The only agenda item is discussion regarding the hiring of a new maintenance person, said City Clerk Julie Hollermann.

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Board, staff, community giving input on school district needs by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Two of the biggest needs facing the Royalton School District are the deficit of 19,000 square feet of space at the elementary school (as compared to a current standard school building) and deferred maintenance at both buildings that adds up to $16.9 [...]

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Inventory stocked by Becker Screen Printing of Pierz  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Royalton students, parents and other community members now have a place to purchase logowear that shows their school and community support — the Lion’s Den store in the high school. “I was always being asked by people about how to get clothing,” said [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The County Board denied a resident’s request for a reduced wind turbine permit fee at Tuesday’s meeting. Although Lakin Township resident Andrew Wright addressed the Board at a recent meeting, his request for a lower fee was not formally presented. Wright proposes installing a small wind turbine for personal use [...]

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