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Fair begins this week: Aug. 8 – 11 By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Folks have been gearing up for the Morrison County Fair, some all year, some over the last several months. The Morrison County Agricultural Society and others have put together four days of fun and constant activity for people of all ages and interests, […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Now in its seventh year, the Green Fair Folk Festival sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters in Little Falls is a summer highlight. Wednesday, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., 46 vendors will offer information, entertain and delight attendees. Exhibits include food, health care, handcrafted items and other artistic and community […]

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Obligato Violin and Guitar Shop open for business in Lincoln  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bob Gatts, Lincoln, has been fixing violins, guitars and other stringed instruments since 1979. He worked out of his home in an area smaller than he would have liked. Someday, he knew he would build the shop of his dreams. That […]

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Donated acreage restored to native prairie grass and wildflowers By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Grace Covenant Church was built on land donated in the late 1940s by Bill Holm-quist, a long-time member of the congregation. Two years before Holmquist’s death, in 2006, he donated 6.45 acres specifically to be used for a park that would […]

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More than $110,000 raised to fight cancer as community gathers to honor victims and celebrate survivors By Terry Lehrke, News Editor For 20 years, the Morrison County community has come together during an annual Relay for Life. This year, the people of Morrison County raised more than $110,000 for the cause. “The Relay is a testament […]

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His 1919 Ford Model T won first place in the Hillman parade July 4  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Roger Rauch, rural Pierz, won first place in the Hillman parade during its Fourth of July celebration. He and his wife, Judy, rode in his refurbished 1919 Model T car. “I purchased the car in 1977, but […]

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David Sperstad completed his cross country bicycle trip the same way he started it, by dipping a tire in an ocean and looking over a current edition of the Morrison County Record. Sperstad is the pastor at First Lutheran Church in Little Falls. With 47 days of riding, he rode from Yorktown, Va., where he […]

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