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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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Watercott served the city for 14 years before losing a short fight with cancer By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Maureen Watercott passed away just four months after she found out she was suffering from a rare cancer. She started feeling ill in December 2012, but doctors wouldn’t find the cancer that had started attacking her liver […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bunny Tabatt, Little Falls, is a graduated field-representative for Leader Dogs School for the Blind, begun by Lions Club International, and an active Lions Club member. But, that is not what she will be speaking on during the 2013 Morrison County Relay for Life event to be held Friday, July 19, […]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Area residents are in for a treat Saturday, July 6, when country artist Josh Thompson comes to Morrison County — specifically the city of Genola. He will headline the first annual “Pierz Freedom Fest.” The Pierz Commercial Club is sponsoring the event that will also feature local band “Loose Talk” and […]

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The USA Honor Squad, a military drill unit of third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade students in the Swanville and Upsala Elementary schools spent the night aboard the USS Cobia, a World War II submarine moored in Manitowoc, Wis. As a reward for their work providing nearly 1,000 pounds of needed items to the U.S. […]

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Dennis Bjorn of Little Falls captured the bright orange super moon Saturday night, June 22, and a brighter super moon Sunday night, June 23. He said a super moon when a full moon happens while the moon is at perigee, closest to the earth. “I was surprised on the 22nd when the moon was a […]

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