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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent New Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen had his administrative team in place and ready to go as soon as he was sworn in, Jan. 6. Larsen moved a number of people up into key positions. Shortly after the election, Larsen asked former sheriff Michel Wetzel if Larsen c...Read More
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By Tom West, Editor With only a few days left before Tuesday’s primary election, Morrison County’s four sheriff candidates took only a few jabs at one another in their final debate Thursday. Tom Justin of Royalton, who is a lieutenant with the St. Cloud Police Department and the only candidate ...Read More
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Little Falls Police Detective and Randall Police Chief Charles Strack announced Wednesday, March 12, that he wishes to further serve the people of Morrison County by filing for the office of sheriff. “Michel Wetzel has done a wonderful job as Morrison County Sheriff for the past 12 years and I wou...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Royalton resident and St. Cloud police lieutenant Tom Justin announced today that he will be filing to run for Morrison County Sheriff. “Since Michel Wetzel has indicated he will not be running this year, I will be filing,” Justin said. “From my pers...Read More
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Aug. 15 — About 200-feet of 4-inch steel I-beam was stolen from a pasture located on Partridge Road in Pierz. The value of the steel is between $500 – $600. Aug. 16 — A business on 320th Street in Cushing reported a gas drive-off. Aug. 17 — A resident on Highway 25 in Pierz reported [......Read More
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  June 27 — A business on Grouse Road, Little Falls, reported a someone pumped $30.81 in gas and drove off without paying for it. June 27 — Someone stole a Hummingbird graph from a board located at a campground on Bear Road in Cushing. The graph is valued at $1,500. June 27 — Someone [......Read More
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May 23 — Someone shot a hole in a bluebird house on property on 243rd Street, Fort Ripley. May 24 —  A resident on Barrel Road in Burtrum reported the theft of $5,000 – $6,000 worth of machinery parts and iron and scrap metal. May 24 — A resident on 213th Street in Little Falls [...]...Read More
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Community joins together to deliver message to teens by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Upsala students in grades 9 – 12 witnessed something a person hopes never to have to watch — the aftermath of a fatal car crash. Morrison County’s annual mock car crash was held in Upsala for the second ti...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Due to changes in the requirements of community-oriented policing services (COPS) grants administered by the United States Department of Justice, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office now sees the grants as a very attractive way to provide additional staffing....Read More
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