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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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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Traffic fatalities in Minnesota have been reduced to their lowest levels since 1944, using an initiative called “Toward Zero Deaths.” The program used to be called “Safe and Sober,” but the name change was made about 10 years ago in order to more thoroughly encompass the road safety effort, [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Five members of the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department learned about the sovereign citizen movement during a winter sheriff’s conference. A sovereign citizen is someone who believes that he or she is above all laws. They think they are answerable only to common law and are not subject to any [...]

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Dec. 21 — A resident on Concreek Road in Little Falls reported a theft. Dec. 24 — A resident on Highway 115, Little Falls, reported a theft. Dec. 26 — A resident on Jewel Road in Little Falls reported a theft.

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Dec. 6 — A resident on West Shamineau Drive in Motley reported someone had attempted to break into a house under construction. A panel had been pried off the overhead garage door, damaging it. No items appeared to have been taken. Dec. 7 — A resident on 140th Avenue in Little Falls reported a theft. [...]

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Nov. 17 — A resident on South Platte Lake Drive in Hillman reported damage had been done to their property. Nov. 18 — A resident on Nature Road in Royalton reported damage had been done to their property. Nov. 19 — A portable cable air compressor, a shovel and a hammer were stolen from a [...]

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Two-year-old filly Brooke Academy starts very first race at 17-1 By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   Despite being the youngest horse in a field of nine, and having never run a race before, two-year-old Brooke Academy raced to the finish in first place Aug. 9, at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. “Her effort was amazing,” said [...]

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