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Morrison to Pursue Block Grant Funding

MORRISON – The selectboard met Wednesday night for its regularly scheduled meeting, and beforehand hosted a public information session regarding an update of the town’s community development strategy.

Treatment Center Finds a Home

If the purchase process goes smoothly, an empty building on South Haven’s main street could be occupied by an outpatient chemical dependency treatment center by summer. South Haven City Council members continued a discussion begun last month with Bill Madigan of Serenity Path about that possibility during their first meeting of the year.

School Updates Bullying Policy

As the skit went on, Malcolm would ‘play pranks’ like pushing PJ into Natalie, pinching PJ’s pressure points and stealing PJ’s homework. It got to the point where PJ was afraid to go to school and spent an entire day at the nurses office. Eventually, he cracks, and tells Natalie what’s going on hoping she can help. She shares a story about when she was bullied online by a different girl at school, and then encourages him to tell a teacher about his problems.

Pipeline group organizing actions

KIMBALL – The Kimball Pipeline Action Group met Thursday evening to a packed room at the Millers River Environmental Center to further organize and present updates on the proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline Project.

Maple Lake Rail Relics Off to New Sites

The dismantling of a grand vision that never fully materialized has been evident to drivers on Highway 55 between Waverly and Maple Lake over the past several weeks. Crews have been busy removing historic steam engines, train cars of various types and other railroad equipment from the property formerly owned by Donald Lind, who passed away at 77 in November of 2013.

Officials Comment on Proposed Ban

Town officials were asked today for comment on the Board of Health’s proposed ban on tobacco sales in that town, and whether they could foresee a similar ban being proposed locally. Board of Health chair Joan Hamlett, also a Tobacco Control Alliance compliance agent, said, “As tobacco agent for 34 towns, all my boards of health were aware and all public health eyes have been on Westminster’s effort, but at this time no other board of health has it on the agenda.

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Dale LePage Wins Magazine Poll

Readers voted  Danville native Dale LePage their Favorite Male Vocalist of the Year for the fourth year in Clinton Living Magazine.

Church Celebrating 75 Years

The Mission Covenant Church has been around for 75 years and has been changing ever since. According to Rev.Jeffery Black and Ken Johnson, Trustee and lifelong member of the church, the building was originally built in 1940 after Mission Covenant bible studies were conducted in private homes in town for a few years. Around 1965, the church was already running out of space and raised what was the first floor and built a new first floor below it.

Tough Week for Hawks

The North Wright County River Hawks are facing some adversity at the midpoint of their season. After a 3-2 loss at St. Louis Park on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and a 3-3 tie with Prior Lake at Albertville on Thursday, Oct. 15, the Hawks are on a five-game winless streak that has dropped their overall record to 5-6-3.