Robin Hensel

To provide our readers with information to help them in their decision-making at the polls, the Record sent out a questionnaire to each of the candidates who filed for seats on city councils in Morrison County. Only candidates in races where the candidates outnumbered the seats available were sent questionnaires. Due to the sheer number of candidates [...]

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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent  As Central Minnesota draws deeper into the cool temperatures of fall, the debate over the local elections starts to heat up. One of the key positions in this year’s election in Little Falls is for mayor. The following takes a closer look at the three candidates to get to know them better [...]

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Robin Hensel, a resident of Little Falls for more than 20 years, announced she will run for mayor of Little Falls. In listing her accomplishments in the community, Hensel said she has been a successful small business owner, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, a mother, a grandmother, a foster parent, a peace activist [...]

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By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer With no admission of liability by any party, the city of Little Falls approved a settlement with Robin Hensel in the Hensel v. City of Little Falls lawsuit Monday. The settlement resolved the claim that the city restricted Hensel’s free speech with its old bench ordinance. The city declined Hensel’s request [...]

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To the Editor: Camp Ripley is a modern military training site where live-fire exercises take place all summer long, year after year. What are the health and environmental ramifications of living in Little Falls, five miles from Camp Ripley? It seems plausible there is a correlation between Morrison County’s low state health ranking and the [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A federal judge dismissed most of Robin Hensel’s complaints against the city of Little Falls Wednesday, Jan. 8. Attorney Larry Frost filed the lawsuit against the city on Hensel’s behalf in May 2012. The lawsuit alleged the city violated Hensel’s constitutional right to free speech, when she was asked to remove [...]

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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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