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Playing in the snow is a great winter activity for children, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reminds parents to ensure children are safely away from the road while snowplow drivers are working. “Playing near roads is never a safe choice, including during winter,” said Jamie Hukriede, MnDOT Maintenance Engineer. “Building snow forts near [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County residents may notice flashing lights at key intersections in nine new locations throughout Morrison County. That project has been completed and final payment was approved by the County Board, Tuesday. “These flashing lights are a big advantage in rain events,” said Public Works Supervisor Steve Backowski. “We chose these [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Dial-a-Ride transportation service offered in the city of Little Falls will be changed beginning Thursday, Nov. 1. MorrTrans, which has provided unlimited Dial-a-Ride bus service throughout the entire city limits of Little Falls, will be dividing into two different service areas. In order to provide better service for the highest number [...]

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National military reputation and economic influence also contribute By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com Camp Ripley was recently visited by producers of a National Geographic feature on the Mississippi River. “One of the producers told us that they believe the 18-mile stretch of the Mississippi River that runs through Camp Ripley could be the longest [...]

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