Monthly Archives: May 2003

County hears of more changes in Extension

More changes will be coming to Minnesota Extension Services. The commissions were presented with the changes at their May 27 planning meeting.Regional centers that house all of the regional Extension educators, funded by state and federal dollars, was the major … Continue reading

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‘Pay to stay’ proposal explained to commissioners

Some counties are already charging county inmates to stay at the jail. Morrison County may soon join them.Addressing the issue at the May 27 commissioners planning meeting, Sheriff Michel Wetzelpresented a proposal to the commissioners which would require inmates sentenced … Continue reading

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Milk plays a vital role in America’s history

Milk and milk products have played a vital role in America’s history since 1611 when the first cows were brought to Jamestown, VA. Since those early days, an industry has grown that has successfully continued to serve the nutritional needs … Continue reading

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AAS Natural Resources Law Enforcement approved

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, will offer a two-year degree in Natural Resources Law Enforcement starting next fall. The degree to be offered is Associate in Applied Science. The college currently offers 72-credit AAS degrees separately in both Natural … Continue reading

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Dairy farming has been a ‘good life’ for Morrill family

(Pictured: Lou Brown, stands beside what, in less than two years, will be the only cow left on the farm. Staff photo by Liz Verley)Lou and Jim raised six daughters on their farm that is located in Morrill. And although … Continue reading

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Dairy farming has been a ‘good life’ for Morrill family

As spring turns to summer, visions of cookouts, picnics and cool refreshing suppers fill the thoughts of many. But these special meals would be quite bland and unexciting if one did not include milk, cheese, cottage cheese, ice cream or … Continue reading

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Ball field named after Wielinski

Stan Wielinski loved baseball. He played it; he watched it; he promoted it. Stan was also a long-time member of the Little Falls Lions which he served as president and as district governor. Stan passed away in September, 2000. To … Continue reading

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Royals defeat Pats in Sub-Section Finals, 9-3

(Pictured: Players from both sides congratulate each other after the game in the ceremonial handshake at home plate. Staff photo by Jason Olson)Hanson recorded 13 strikeouts coming off of fa four-day rest, which concerned the Royals coaching because of the … Continue reading

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Royals defeat Pats in Sub-Section Finals, 9-3

(Pictured: The Royalton Royals won the Sub-Section 5A South title, May 29 with their win over USA 9-3. Royalton players are: Coaches Rusty Gwost and Chad Shelstad, Andrew Gurbada, Brian Hanson, Chris Fussy, Nathan Obermiller, Nick Petron, Aaron Petron, Pete … Continue reading

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Royals defeat Pats in Sub-Section Finals, 9-3

A six run inning was the difference as Royalton defeated Upsala-Swanville 9-3 in Cold Spring, May 29.The long-time rivalry added another chapter, with some bitter words and actions but in the end the Royals won and the Patriots graciously accepted … Continue reading

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