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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 Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Follow-up reports were presented to the County Board Tuesday by Mud Fest organizers Ron and Ralph Rinkel and Sheriff Michel Wetzel. The Rinkels reported that roughly 1,400 people attended. The food stand was open for 54 hours, with 63 people working there. “They’ve always done a great job with [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Questions regarding Mud Fest safety requirements have again come before the County Board to iron out before the annual Memorial Day weekend event. A second smaller event is held over Labor Day weekend as well. Members of the Rinkel family and others associated with Mud Fest LLC met with [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com Sheriff Michel Wetzel’s after-action report for Mud Fest outlined areas of concern for the Morrison County Commissioners at a monthly planning meeting, June 6. Mud Fest attendance was substantially lower than in previous years. There was a new event at Mud Fest this year over Memorial Day weekend, a timed [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer mailto:jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com A request for an amendment to the Mud Fest 2012 application was approved by the Morrison County Commissioners Tuesday. Ron and Ralph Rinkel will be eliminating all All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) from the event, which will reduce the number of people attending. Following two meetings and a phone call between [...]

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