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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 would be honored if the [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Morrison County Patrol Sergeant Shawn Larsen announced Monday his intention to run for sheriff this year. Following Sheriff Michel Wetzel’s Jan. 23 announcement that he would not run again, Larsen decided to take advantage of the opportunity. “I have received overwhelming support from within the sheriff’s office and from many [...]

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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 perspective, Michel is doing a fine job. His [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 time, April 25. The [...]

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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. In past years, a smaller percentage of the cost of hiring [...]

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March 23 — Multiple mailboxes were damaged on Gayle Drive in Little Falls. March 25 — A business on DeGraff Avenue in Swanville reported the possible theft of banking information. March 28 — Someone scratched the driver’s front door, dented the hood and back passenger door and broke the driver’s front headlight on a vehicle [...]

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