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John Salmon of Little Falls loves to travel the area snapping photos of anything and everything that he finds unusual or just plain interesting. In mid-January, Salmon was near the Mississippi River dam in Little Falls and snapped this photo. It wasn’t until he was going through the photos h…

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With what he calls “A chronic inability to say no,” Kyle Hoggarth has volunteered for many organizations. Now, he is being recognized for it.

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Visitors and locals gathered to try their hand at ice fishing  during the annual fishing derby at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hillman, Feb. 10. The first fish was caught by local girl Kayleen Beggin (first). Her mother, Stacy Tretter, left, and Kayleen brought the .5-ounce fish to headqua…

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This is Zepplin, a 3-year-old red bone coon hound. He is a tall, athletic dog with a silky soft reddish coat that requires no upkeep and doesn’t shed. He does have a booming bark and howl but reserves it for when he really needs to get someone’s attention.  Most of the time he is a very quie…

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Around the airport concourses filled with travelers, the Nicollet Mall area of Minneapolis crowded with entertainment and all over the city itself, volunteers assisted attendees of the Super Bowl festivities.

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With the Cable Board down two members, struggling to have a quorum at meetings and mostly serving as an oversight committee, the Little Falls City Council introduced an ordinance amendment to disband the Board.

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   Action taken at Wednesday’s Royalton City Council meeting will answer some of the city’s Public Works Department space needs. The Council approved the purchase of the former South Side Sports property, owned by Jeff Deering, for $300,000.

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Residents in Hillman and Morrill townships packed the St. Michael’s Church Hall in Buckman Tuesday, to hear about how their property lines may be inaccurate. Residents in five sections of land in the area were contacted by the county.

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As part of an opioid awareness program, students from the Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) have organized community forums on the issue, featuring doctors, law enforcement and more.

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Little Falls residents were informed of two issues being discussed at City Hall: how to replace the Highway 27 bridge over the Mississippi River in town and a potential local option sales tax.

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As part of a statewide push for additional mental health facility funding, the Morrison County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution expressing its support for the idea.

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Officials say the results are in and the state of Minnesota’s new Minnesota License and Registration System (MNLARS) is causing longer wait times for customers, more work for staff and more costs for Morrison County.

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It’s easy to think that self-sufficiency and homesteading skills are being lost as the people who routinely lived by that knowledge and experience are gone – but there is a way to learn those things in a fun environment at Leaning Silo Folk and Homestead School. Tim and Jen Poland’s three-ye…

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How many people are currently homeless in the United States? How many of them are families, youth, or veterans? The answers to these questions and more can be answered by point-in-time counts. A point-in-time count is an unduplicated count on a single night of the people in a community who a…

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The Pierz Knights of Columbus (KC) St. Isidore Council will host the 21st annual “buffalo feed and raffle” Saturday, Jan. 27. The event, held in memory of Gen Boser, a cancer victim, raises funds for the charitable work of the KCs, as well as the American Cancer Society. For the past 21 year…

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Daven Hanson of Darling Township said he always sees this young male wild turkey in the township, but he doesn't seem to have any friends. "He is always alone," Hanson said.

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Anyone who is looking for a way to get outside this winter, may enjoy a candlelight ski event planned at Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). The Friends of Crane Meadows NWR, in collaboration with the refuge, will host its sixth annual candlelight ski event, Saturday, Jan. 27, begi…

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The Zwilling clan got together Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6-7 along with friends, neighbors and more than a few news crews as they worked to break the world record for the largest ice carousel ever made. An ice carousel is a circular island of ice on a lake which is spun once it has been cut …

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Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen announced that his office, in cooperation with all local police departments in the county, have recently completed the annual predatory offender registration (POR) verifications for Morrison County.

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Beginning this week, visitors to the Morrison County Government Center will notice some changes as the $12 million renovation begins at the facility.

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A third degree murder trial for Jason Lee White, 36, Minneapolis, ended in a hung jury Thursday, Jan. 11, after the jury couldn’t unanimously decide to convict or acquit him.

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A resident of Pierz is the Minnesota Lottery’s most recent Gopher 5 jackpot winner. Daniel Fiecke couldn’t believe his luck when he discovered that he’d won the prize.

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The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House and Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to gather stories and present the history of the Vietnam War.

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Ken Primus, a lifelong resident of Morrison County, has announced he will run for the seat of District 5 commissioner. The seat was left empty when Commissioner Duane Johnson passed away in October 2017.

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The Morrison County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office announced that absentee ballots for the Feb. 13 special primary election for county commissioner in District 5 are now available for voters in that district.