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  1. questions courtroom closure in Little Falls murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... himself and his home. As part of the appeal, Smith's attorneys cited transcripts of the trial showing that Morrison County Judge Douglas Anderson closed the courtroom briefly. During that closure, Anderson ruled that he wouldn't allow testimony from ...

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  2. GLAR donates to Habitat for HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Greater Lakes Association of Realtors Foundation donated to the Aitkin Area Habitat for Humanity, the Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity and the Morrison County Habitat for Humanity as they have real estate agent members in the areas those Habitats serve.

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  3. Study finds binge drinking on rise in Central MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | St. Cloud Times

    ... more than a third of adults drinking at dangerous levels in some areas. Among Central Minnesota counties, Morrison County led the way in excess drinkers in 2012. It had the highest percentage - 30.6 - of people who reported binge drinking. Among ...

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  4. The Weekender: A Musical WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... May 30th. Great River Art Goes Green This is a collaborative project between Great River Arts Center and Morrison County area schools. Joe Singewald: Twenty Years of Clay - Gorecki Gallery, CSB This exhibit is a documentation of what Singewald has ...

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  5. Byron Smith appeals murder convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | St. Cloud Times

    Byron Smith appeals murder convictions He argues that judge didn't let him present complete defense Check out this story on sctimes.com: Byron David Smith, 65, comes out of a Morrison County Government Center courtroom in Little Falls during a break in his trial where jurors began the process of deciding whether the killings were justified or whether the homeowner committed murder. The man who killed two teenagers who broke into his Little Falls-area house on Thanksgiving 2012 has appealed his murder convictions to the state Supreme Court.

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  6. Murder verdict in Little Falls killings hasn't ended debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Star Tribune

    ... Smith Coalition. "I feel he's an innocent person," she said. Seeing frequent letters to the editor in the Morrison County Record and other signs of support for Smith has been "extraordinarily painful," said Steve Schaeffel, Brady's grandfather. ...

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  7. Patrol: Drunk driver pulled over in Little Falls leaves pickup on tracks; train winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... ota community. The driver, who has a previous drunken-driving conviction on his record, is being held in the Morrison County jail on suspicion of doing the same this time around. A court date has not been set.

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  8. Cass County Board: Board approval for a MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... 20, only 10 ultimately would be given a second grant to carry out their plan, he said. Cass Board approved Morrison County's selection of a contractor to rehabilitate the bridge over Crow Wing River on the county line with Cass. Cass's $114,812.25 ...

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  9. Byron Smith walks into the courtroom to hear the verdict in his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... went to Brady's family and another $11,840 to Kifer's. The families had originally asked for more, but a Morrison County judge said the state failed to show they had incurred expenses for items they had not yet obtained. Read or Share this story: ...

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  10. Crow Wing Power distributes Operation Round-Up donations6 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Crosslake; $500 to RSVP-Emily Quilters; $1,000 to Priceless for Purpose, Pequot Lakes; $1,500 to Kinship of Morrison County, Little Falls; $26,600 to 12 area food shelves; $1,000 to Confidence Learning Center, Brainerd; $1,000 to Camp Knutson, ...

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  11. Briefs: Got a criminal record? Learn about expungementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... his Veterans Court and truancy initiatives. He also received recognition for his successful prosecution of a Morrison County homeowner who killed two teenagers in a "defense of dwelling" case. Property in the southern end of Washington County will ...

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  12. The car came back like a boomerangRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Roseville Review

    ... The name of the bar should have alerted them. When two very underage males walked into Boomerangs, a Morrison County bar on Dec. 28, law enforcement was quickly notified. The Twin Cities pair, ages 17 and 18, had the keys to a 2012 Lincoln ...

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  13. 1 min 48 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... to the Internet. In addition, the Local Foods College is being hosted at the Farm Market Cafe, Onamia; Morrison County Government Center, Little Falls; Central Lakes College Ag Center, Staples; along with other sites throughout central and northern ...

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  14. Central Minnesota was territory for pertussis in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... area counties - and especially prevalent in Benton, Morrison and Stearns counties. There were 49 cases in Morrison County, equivalent to about one diagnosis among 670 people. There were 76 cases in Stearns County and another 19 in Benton County, ...

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  15. The Weekender: Louie Anderson, Music, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... . Her art is being shown at the Great River Arts Satellite Galleries at the Family Medical Center, and the Morrison County Government Center. Gold was featured in the Main Gallery, and has been extended to give more people an opportunity to see her ...

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  16. Cooperative Mineral Resources signs multi-party Memorandum of...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Northland Press

    Cooperative Mineral Resources last week announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Star Minerals Group Ltd. and Octopus Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, BC, to cooperate on developing a mine-to-market manganese-based battery technology. "This is a big accomplishment and a very big move forward for us," stated Char Kinzer, Public Relations Director for both CWP and CMR, by phone on Sunday.

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  17. Star Minerals Group Signs Multi-Party Memorandum of Understanding to...Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Market Wire

    Star Minerals Group Ltd. announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Cooperative Mineral Resources LLC of Brainerd, Minnesota and Octopus Technologies Inc. of Vancouver, BC, to cooperate on developing a mine-to-market manganese-based battery technology. Star is a Saskatoon, SK-based junior mining company, focused on finding, exploring and developing strategic metal deposits for the battery industry, as well as other critical materials products for downstream applications in the green energy sector.

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  18. Rural Minn. Animal Shelters in Need of Food, Monetary DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KSTP

    An animal shelter in Central Minnesota is overwhelmed by abandoned dogs and cats, and they are short on supplies to take care of them. Walking through the Morrison County Humane Society you notice dozens of kittens.

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  19. Minnesota man trapped under tractor dies, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | TwinCities

    The St. Cloud Times reports the Morrison County Sheriff's Office said Monday that Kevin Waytashek died around 5:30 p.m.Sunday after he became trapped between the bucket plate and frame of the tractor while performing routine maintenance.

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  20. Sheriff: Minnesota man dies in tractor accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KIMT

    The St. Cloud Times reports the Morrison County Sheriff's Office said Monday that Kevin Waytashek died around 5:30 p.m. Sunday after he became trapped between the bucket plate and frame of the tractor while performing routine maintenance.

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