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1 hr ago | St. Cloud Times

Morrison Co. invites essays on its historyMorrison Co. invites essays ...

Morrison Co. invites essays on its history on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/17/morrison-co-invites-essays-history/7849519/ LITTLE FALLS A new essay contest encourages deeper understanding of Morrison County history and research at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum in Little Falls.

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8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Minnesota Pipe Line seeks to expand capacity

In this photo provided by Minnesota Pipe Line Company is a pumping station near Albany, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Albany, MN, Rosemount, MN, St. Paul Park, MN

11 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Franciscans plan Silent Walk for Peace in Little FallsFranciscans...

The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls invite the public to join them for a Silent Walk for Peace beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Franciscans plan Silent Walk for Peace in Little Falls on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/franciscans-plan-silent-walk-peace-little-falls/7818805/ The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Tragedy in Little Falls: More connections to victims surface from jury pool

Jury selection continued Tuesday in the Byron Smith murder case in Morrison County.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Jury Selection Begins in Minnesota Homeowner Trial

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a central Minnesota man who claims self-defense when he fatally shot two teenagers in his home.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Family, Teenagers, Violent Crime

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

After a central Minnesota man repeatedly shot a teen who entered his home, he dragged the boy's bloodied body into a basement workshop, authorities say, sat down - and waited.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Little Falls, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Houston Chronicle

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

In this Nov. 26, 2012 file photo, a keep out sign stands at the property of Byron David Smith, in Little Falls, Minn.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

In this Nov. 26, 2012 file photo, a keep out sign stands at the property of Byron David Smith, in Little Falls, Minn.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Motley woman found in snow bank died of overdoseMotley woman found in ...

Motley woman found in snow bank died of overdose on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/08/motley-women-found-snow-bank-died-overdose/7472003/ A Staples woman who was found dead in a snow bank in late February in Motley died from a prescription drug overdose, according to Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Rollover injures one in Morrison County

A 27-year-old was injured when the pickup he was driving veered off the highway early Sunday in Morrison County.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Morrison County agenda

All matters listed are considered routine by the Council and will all be enacted by one motion.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Fort Ripley man injured in broadside crash

A 56-year-old Fort Ripley man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle broadside crash reported at 8:44 p.m. Monday on Highway 371 and Morrison County Road 48, just north of Little Falls, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.

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St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota employment figures improve slightlyCentral...

Central Minnesota employment figures improve slightly on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/04/01/central-minnesota-employment-figures-improve-slightly/7157479/ Unemployment in the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area dropped 0.1 percentage points during February to 6.0 percent.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Forecasters: - Potent' winter storm arrives Monday

Forecasters: 'Potent' winter storm arrives Monday on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/03/29/forecasters-potent-winter-storm-arrives-monday/7050569/ If you want to feel good about the weather forecast, stop reading after you see Sunday's predicted high in the 50s.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Kapsner, master artist of the year, to be recognized at celebration Thursday in Little Falls

Artist Charles Kapsner, Five Wings Art Council's master artist of the year for 2013-2014, will be honored at a Celebration of the Arts on Thursday in Little Falls.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, MN, Holland, MN, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Thu Mar 27, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Midwest food traditions inform cultureMidwest food traditions inform...

Midwest food traditions inform culture on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/03/27/midwest-food-traditions-inform-culture/6979859/ For example, tomatoes are not native to Italy.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Famine, Natural Disasters, Beef, Meat, Recipes

St. Cloud Times

Morrison judge in Smith trial asks to review recordingsMorrison judge ...

Morrison judge in Smith trial asks to review recordings on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/03/27/morrison-judge-smith-trial-asks-review-recordings/6970241/ How audio recordings would be presented to jurors posed some concern for Morrison County Judge Douglas Anderson during a pretrial hearing this week for a man ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

KSTP

Hearing in Little Falls Double Murder Trial: Self-Defense or Overkill

He shot and killed both of them. However, prosecutors say Smith went beyond what the law allowed in defending his home.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Northland Press

Two Arrested in Burglary Case

Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reports the arrest of a 22 year old Pequot Lakes man in connection with a Morrison County Burglary.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Murder indictment stands in Little Falls shooting

The state's high court has denied a Little Falls man's request to reconsider a first-degree murder indictment against him in the shooting deaths of two teens who broke into his home.

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