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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer A resolution supporting legislation that would allow counties to remove public notices from newspapers and place them only on county websites was approved by the Morrison County Board, Tuesday. “This resolution came from the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), our lobbying group,” said County Administrator Deb Gruber. “It’s been on the [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Public Works Director Steve Backowski has a full schedule of Morrison County road construction projects lined up for the 2014 season. The highway improvement plan was approved by the County Board at a recent meeting. Two projects included in the initial plan will be delayed. Mill and overlay to both [...]

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Tabitha Chandler family moves into Little Falls home by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer After four years of living in a 120-year-old rented house with unrepaired water damage, holes in the ceiling and “bats like crazy,” Tabitha Chandler and her children are still pinching themselves to understand that they now have their own home. The family moved [...]

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Jan. 4 — A resident on Haven Road in Little Falls reported a theft. Jan. 4 — A resident on Highway 27, Little Falls, reported someone had attempted to break into their garage by kicking in the back door. Jan. 5 — A resident on 133rd Street, Little Falls, reported a theft. Jan. 5 — [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In Morrison County,  winter usually comes on slowly. A little snow and a little cold before January hits, then families hunker down at home to keep warm. Not so this year. Winter hit strong and hard immediately. There was no slow introduction to the dangerously cold temperatures that stayed from the [...]

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Royalton’s Ryan Warzecha part of ‘Myst’ successor ‘Obduction’  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Ryan Warzecha is living his dream. He is a video game creator. His fascination with video games likely ignited when the video game “Myst” was released in 1993. “I was in seventh grade,” said Warzecha. “It was an after-school thing with classmates. Myst [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board is considering amendments to the County’s large assembly ordinance. This ordinance was used for two events in 2013: Mud Fest in Hillman and Freedom Fest in Pierz and Genola. The first question brought before the Board at a recent planning session involved the $10,000 bond required [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op. While the top four [...]

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Dec. 12 — A resident on Great River Road in Little Falls reported someone had gone off the road in front of their residence and knocked down several reflective signs on the corner. Dec. 12 — A resident reported the theft of an enclosed trailer, stolen while it was parked near an establishment on Haven [...]

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