Morrison County Newswire

Morrison County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Morrison County, MN.

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  1. Preparations for war games began 75 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Cloud Times

    Preparations for war games began 75 years ago Federal government leased 190,000 acres in both Morrison and Crow Wing Counties Check out this story on P22 pursuit planes were flown to Camp Ripley from Barksdale Field in Louisiana during the 1940 military maneuvers there and in the surrounding area. War games anyway.


  2. LocalSheriff seeks owner of cow hit by carSheriff seeks owner of cow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Cloud Times

    Sheriff seeks owner of cow hit by car The cow was hit by a car on U.S. Highway 10 near Royalton Check out this story on The Morrison County Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of a Black Angus cow that was hit by two cars early Thursday morning. The Sheriff's Office said Melissa Figueroa, 45, was driving north at around 1:50 a.m. on U.S. Highway 10 when she struck the animal near 58th Street in Bellevue Township.


  3. Minnesota's DeZurik sisters yodeled their way to fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Star Tribune

    ... an accordion. Before long, the sisters were singing and strumming guitars at local barn dances and the Morrison County Fair in Little Falls. That's usually where early country music stayed - dusty hyperlocal venues such as church basements, barns ...


  4. Man, 53, Dies After 2 Trucks Collide In Morrison Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... in northern Minnesota say a man died Saturday night after two trucks collided northwest of St. Cloud. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Cable and Dove roads, just west of ...


  5. LuVerne Delores (Johnson) NiemiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    LuVerne was born in the town of Little Falls in Morrison County, Minnesota on June 28, 1928.


  6. Morrison County driver dies after rear-ending tractorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    An 85-year-old central Minnesota man has died after the car he was driving rear-ended a tractor pulling a disc implement. The crash was reported 9:28 p.m. Wednesday on Minnesota 25, just south of Buckman in Morrison County, the Minnesota State Patrol stated.


  7. Father Kenneth C. BrennyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Father Ken C. Brenny, 85, of Buckman, MN died on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 in Morrison County as a result of an automobile accident.


  8. Local3 arrested, 2-year-old removed from home after search3 arrested, ...Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    ... Demetrius Martin. Salinas reportedly was wanted on a Wright County warrant for forgery, Blenker on a Morrison County warrant for theft of a motor vehicle and Martin reportedly on a Ramsey County warrant for a probation violation. They were arrested. ...


  9. Wobegon Trail restoration May 11 - June 11Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Stearns-Morrison Enterprise

    ... will be done on parts of the trail between Albany and Freeport, Albany and Holdingford, and to the Morrison County line. Those sections of the trail will be closed to all users when appropriate. The County Parks Department will continue to issue ...


  10. DNR: $5K Reward Offered For Info On Fires Near Little FallsRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... esota tax payers millions of dollars each year. Anyone with information on the arsonist is asked to call the Morrison County Sheriff's Office at 320-632-9233. To remain anonymous, call the arson tip line at 800-723-2020.


  11. Sheriff: 2 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured In Morrison Co. RolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... are dead and one man is seriously injured after a rollover crash early Friday morning near Little Falls. The Morrison County Sheriff's office says the fatal crash happened at about 1:28 a.m. on Haven Road near 233rd Street in Ripley Township. ...


  12. Two killed when pickup truck rolls over in northern MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two men were killed early Friday morning when their pickup truck rolled multiple times on a central Minnesota road and landed in the ditch. Morrison County Sheriff's deputies received a report around 1:30 a.m. of a rolled vehicle along Haven Road in Ripley Township, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.


  13. 2 Dead, 1 injured in Morrison County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | KSTP

    Two men were killed and one was injured early Friday when their pickup rolled in Morrison County, according to the Morrison County Sheriff's Department. The crash happened at 1:28 a.m. on Haven Road north of 233rd Street in Ripley Township, just north of Little Falls.


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

    Apr 28, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    Byron Smith appeals murder convictions He argues that judge didn't let him present complete defense Check out this story on 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.


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

    Apr 12, 2015 | 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. ...


  20. 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.