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Salazar announces removal of gray wolves from threatened and endangered species list

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Wednesday, that gray wolf populations in the Great Lakes region have recovered and no longer require the protection of the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a final … Continue reading

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Thank you letters for Jan. 1, 2012

To the Editor: A big salute to the Morrison County American Dairy Association and KLTF for sponsoring the second annual Christmas dairy basket giveaway. I really appreciate all the hard work and dedication the dairy farmers do to feed us … Continue reading

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Cemetery destroyed brother’s belongings

To the Editor: I recently found the things placed on my brother’s headstone have been removed and destroyed in Oakland Cemetery. We were told that the (Cemetery) Board voted on removing “everything” by Oct. 1. My brother has been gone … Continue reading

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Republicans are continuing to lie

To the Editor: We know habits are hard to break, and bad habits seem to be toughest. So it will be interesting to see if the Republican Party will be able to stop lying. We know they put out a … Continue reading

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Stop whining and support the rich

To the Editor: Are you one of those who’s been whining about that big increase in your property taxes? Even worse, have you been blaming Mike LeMieur and the Republicans, just because they kept tax rates low for the wealthiest … Continue reading

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God bless Charlie’s Christmas gift

To the Editor: It’s Sunday morning, Christmas morning, my family had a wonderful celebration the evening before, so I am doing usual Sunday routine, reading the Record. I pick up the paper and the following headline hits me, “Charlie’s Pizza … Continue reading

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Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk calls for further review of Koch scandal

By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter A Dec. 28 letter by Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, suggested to new Senate Majority Leader David Senjem, R-Rochester, Senjem’s comments about not looking backwards in the Minnesota Senate are views not shared by … Continue reading

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Sen. David Senjem of Rochester elected new State Majority Leader

Gazelka one of four placed on assistant majority leader team By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter Tuesday, Senate Republicans elected Sen. David Senjem of Rochester the new Senate Majority Leader, in a secret ballot. Senjem, 69, a retired Mayo Clinic employee, … Continue reading

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Gambling proposals face constitutional hurdles

By Gene Merriam and Dennis Ozment Guest Columnists Governor Dayton, legislative leaders and the Minnesota Vikings are working hard to find a deal they can all support to build a new stadium. Their discussions have brought the subject of expanded gambling … Continue reading

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Here’s a 2012 agenda for Morrison County to embrace

The arrival of any new year presents an opportunity to set goals. For a community as a whole or only an individual to progress, experience teaches that it is best to lay out an agenda, to make plans, to have … Continue reading

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