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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Comprehensive Plan that was created in 2005 as the framework for county government has not been updated since then, Morrison County Planning and Zoning Administrator Amy Kowalzek told the County Board of Commissioners,  Tuesday. Comprehensive Plans,...Read More
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By Jim Wright, Correspondent In June, the Morrison County Veterans Service (MCVS) Office got new leadership, after the retirement of 27-year director Paul Froncak. And the new leader has been around. “I slept with my weapon,” Kathy Marshik said while recalling her time in Kuwait and Iraq. She c...Read More
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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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