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ACUB enlists landowners to help with environmental goals near Camp Ripley - Morrison County Record
Leadership at Camp Ripley held an open forum April 16 to get local residents involved in one of the Minnesota National Guard’s most successful projects, started in 2004: the Army Compatible Use Buffer (ACUB) program. “(ACUB) is one of the most ...
Bird flu poses a serious threat to Morrison County - Morrison County Record
With great apprehension we watch the spread of the avian flu virus through Minnesota turkey farms. The numbers change by the day, but at this writing 2.6 million birds on 46 farms in 16 counties have been destroyed. While the disease, influenza A virus ...
Fishing review and preview with Genz and Beef - Morrison County Record
The ice is off the lakes, but it is still a couple weeks until the fishing opener, so it is time to reflect a bit and look forward to the upcoming season ahead with fishing pros Dave Genz and Bryan “Beef” Sathre: Genz went fishing on the ice as ...
Golf teams still swing away - Morrison County Record
The golf season continued recently as the Pierz and Little Falls golf teams were in action. The Pierz girls golf team traveled to Maple Lake, April 14, for a nine hole meet. The Pioneers finished in third place with a total of 195. Jessica Hawks shot a ...
Little Falls baseball on four-game win streak - Morrison County Record
A doubleheader sweep of Zimmerman and a win over Milaca put the Little Falls Flyers baseball team on a four-game win streak. The wins were all conference wins as well, which makes the Flyers 4-1 in Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) play this season.
Fishing Forecast: Top five lakes to fish on fishing opener - Morrison County Record
Several lakes provide amenable angling action for residents of Morrison County, and many of the best are right in the area. The following lakes are what I believe are the best bets to produce on the May 9 fishing opener. No. 5: Sullivan Lake Though many ...
Pierz boys, girls take third at Foley invitational - Morrison County Record
The lone track and field team in action recently was Pierz, as the team traveled to Foley, April 17. Both the boys and girls finished in third place in the outdoor contest. For the Pioneer boys, who tallied 121 points, senior Robbie Skiba was a big reason why.
Royalton rolls past Upsala - Morrison County Record
Royalton’s softball team recently felt both ends of the 10-run rule on back-to-back days. On April 16, the Royals dished out a 17-7 victory in five innings against the Upsala Cardinals. Kayla Eli pitched all five innings, striking out seven batters.
Fishing Forecast: ‘Walleye Dan’ tips for kids on next step after panfish - Morrison County Record
Morrison County and the Central Lakes area of Minnesota is well-known for having some of the best fishing in the upper Midwest. For many families the passion for fishing is a tradition handed down for generations. Most fishing families prefer to start ...
Streak ends at six for Flyers - Morrison County Record
Little Falls’ softball team extended its winning streak to six games, but that was ended with an 8-0 defeat at the hands of Becker. The Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) foe held the Flyers to just four hits, April 17. Jordan Schuett had two of those hits ...
USA baseball wins fifth straight - Morrison County Record
An Austin Johnson two-RBI single earned the Upsala Swanville Area (USA) Patriots their fifth straight victory to start the season, April 17, over the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE) Thunder. The Patriots senior ripped the first pitch he saw to score Justin ...
Little Falls Care Center demolishes to make room for reconstruction - Morrison County Record
Last week, the Little Falls Care Center began phase one of the Nursing Home Total Replacement Project. The existing structures of the care center will be demolished one wing at a time. To cause minimal disruption to residents, occupants of the wing under ...
Pierz again hosts donkey basketball event - Morrison County Record
New rodeo stars will be born during the wild and crazy “Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show” at Pierz High School in the MAC gym Saturday, April 25, starting at 7 p.m. It’s basketball played on real, live donkeys and it will be wilder than a rodeo and ...
Pioneers win two of three on diamond - Morrison County Record
Pierz’ baseball team won two of the past three games, including a 12-0 victory over Holdingford Thursday, April 16. The Pioneers scored six runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth to earn the five-inning shutout. Cody Meyer pitched all five innings ...
Lastrup earns solid victory in season opener - Morrison County Record
The Victory League season opened up Sunday, April 19, and one team that enjoyed the day was the Lastrup Lakers. That’s because the Lakers earned a solid, 7-1 win over the Royalton Riverdogs at Pierz’ Legion Park. Lastrup was up early when Jason ...