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By Jim Wright, Correspondent They are the next generation. At 35 to 51 years old, it took them a couple of generations to get that “next” because, in the Morrison County Public Works (MCPW) Department, experience definitely counts. Public Works Director Steve Backowski, a 30-year MCPW veteran, ...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent “We prevailed in a litigation that saved the county taxpayers about $200,000 over the life of the claim,” County Administrator Deb Gruber told the County Board Tuesday. A Public Employment Retirement Association (PERA) medical insurance determination, made in favor ...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Warren John Okerman, 46, Pierz, was in court for his plea hearing. At that time his defense lawyer, Scott Wonderlich, entered a plea of not guilty of third degree murder. On June 1, 2012, Okerman and Leslie Ellyn Peterson were together when she died. The co...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After several years of unavailability, Budget Blinds of Brainerd is back in business. Recently reopened by Michael, Jane and Jordan Larsen, the company is serving all of Morrison County and both the St. Cloud and the Brainerd Lakes areas. The Budget Blinds franchise had ...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Three Morrison County sites are participating in the Minnesota Renewable Energy Tour this year. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, the public is invited to visit these sites to talk with home and/or business owners about their experiences with solar, wind, geotherm...Read More
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