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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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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board finalized the 2014 levy and budget with unanimous votes for a levy with an increase of 2.33 percent and a budget with a 1.9 percent increase, Tuesday. The levy was approved at $16.6 million. The general fund will receive $9.2 million, the largest share, a 2.72 [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Larson Boat Group’s new president/CEO Rob Parmentier, seven weeks into his new job, has already made 74 engineering changes at the company. “With the boating industry down 75 percent in the past seven years, the people who are going to win are those who diversify,” he told the County Board, [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer County residents may notice flashing lights at key intersections in nine new locations throughout Morrison County. That project has been completed and final payment was approved by the County Board, Tuesday. “These flashing lights are a big advantage in rain events,” said Public Works Supervisor Steve Backowski. “We chose these [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board approved a rezone request for Doreen Moe’s 3.54 acres in Belle Prairie Township, Tuesday. Moe is maintaining a homestead and small hobby farm and discovered that although the land use classification for her property was appropriate, the land had been zoned commercial. A previous owner of [...]

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