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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Many homeowners may not know that they are responsible for maintaining their septic system. Septic tanks should be inspected and pumped out periodically. Maintaining the system protects their investment in their home. It’s important for residents in areas without ac...Read More
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Exchange Club chooses 43rd Book of Golden Deeds recipient by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Jeanette Ploof has been involved in the community most of her life. But it wasn’t until after her husband’s death in 2004, that it became a full-time calling for her. Ploof was the eldest of seven children...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County services for families and children are making a positive difference. “Because of the new school-based mental health programs, there is a definite improvement from where it was five years ago,” Social Services Supervisor Melanie Erickson told the County Boar...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Nearing the end of a tough road plowing/salting season and after fielding questions from the public about why road crews are out at certain times, Public Works Director Steve Backowski came to Tuesday’s County Board’s planning session with a short update. “We’...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Upsala City Council heard citizens’ concerns over frozen water lines, Monday. “We’re wondering what you’re going to do for us,” said Mary Jane Chuba. Council Member Dennis Westrich had helped a number of city residents clear water lines. Some were frozen...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Representatives from Royalton’s new audit firm, CliftonLarsonAllen in Waite Park, presented the annual audit report to the City Council, Tuesday. A clean opinion was issued on regulatory financial statements. “There were some internal control findings, material we...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The County Board voted to waive a $150 after-the-fact penalty for a sign permit request from Nathan and Cassie Baum. The Baums installed a Class A sign at the end of their driveway advertising their Frieze Lake Ranch saddle club, which will be funding the sign. The fl...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board approved the addition of a position in the adult services area of the Social Services Department due to increased workload. Funding for the position would not come from county funds. “We anticipated this in the 2014 budget,” said Social S...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Tax abatements were granted for eight parcels of land within Morrison County by the County Board, earlier this month. “People need to let us know if they have property that was destroyed by fire, snow collapse, flood or other natural disaster,” said County Assesso...Read More
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