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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Following recommendation by the Planning Commission, a conditional use permit (CUP) for the construction of a hog barn in Agram Township was approved by the County Board, Tuesday. In April, Dale and Laurie Saehr submitted a CUP application to expand to a Tier I...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   A new resolution passed by the State Legislature allows Minnesota counties to levy a wheelage tax. Counties also have the option of imposing a half-cent sales tax. “The Legislature granted County Boards the authority to levy new taxes in an effort to offset s...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Morrison County Board, acting as fiscal agent, awarded the contract for the Pierz Safe Routes to School project to C and L Excavating Inc. at $473,449.15. Bids came in about 21 percent over the engineer’s estimate, Public Works Director Steve Backowski sa...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Morrison County Board approved a contract with surveyor Sam DeLeo of Kramer Leas DeLeo (KLD) of St. Cloud to develop and direct the process for compiling current land survey data in the county. The existing data will be scanned and indexed to electronically...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County Board Chair Duane Johnson conveyed to Social Services Department Director Brad Vold commendation for a job well done, contained in a letter sent by Lucinda Jesson, Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) commissioner. In reading Jesson’s letter aloud at ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     Social Services Supervisor Melanie Erickson told the County Board about improvements that have been made in keeping or returning children to their families rather than placing them in foster care or adoption. Nearly 20 years ago when Erickson came to the...Read More
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