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The City of Braham is hosting the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee bonding tour from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Braham Event Center. Local residents interested in improving drinking water and upgraded sewage treatment facilities with state grant assistance are…

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he next meeting of the Ogilvie City Council is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at the Ogilvie City Hall at 102 N Hill Ave, Ogilvie. 

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Often called the “Forgotten War,” perhaps because it was never a “declared war,” maybe because it was sandwiched in-between WWII and the Vietnam war, or perhaps because it ended in a stalemate, the Korean War has often been neglected in the minds of Americans. Still, approximately 2 million …

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Emerging Farmers’ Working Group seeks members

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Mora school students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings during school hours starting Monday, Sept. 27. After one month, the decision will be re-evaluated. At this time masks will be required for Mora elementary students; not students at the high school. 

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The Priebe family has a saying: “Tough times don’t last; tough people do.” Unfortunately for ranchers like Nikki and Riley Priebe, these are tough times. 

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Kanabec County’s own Brooke Dunsmore earned her spot in the 42nd 4-H Purple Ribbon Auction with her Champion Slick-shorn steer, Grizzly. The annual parade of champion 4-H beef, lambs, goats, swine and poultry set seven new record prices in 2021. In total, the Purple Ribbon Auction raised mor…

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The City of Mora is in the process of preparing a Comprehensive Plan update which will guide development and land use planning for the next 10-20 years. 

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Wednesday, Aug. 18: At approximately 9:17 p.m. the Mora Area Fire Department was called to Brunswick Township where an abandoned trailer home and outbuilding were burning. The MAFD extinguished the blaze with 20,000 gallons of water.

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Three recent Mora High School graduates spent this summer fighting wildfires—a challenging, yet rewarding experience they are not likely to forget—all at the encouragement of their high school ski coach, Chip Gerdin. 

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As the weather cools, hearty meals often take center stage. Home cooks may have plenty of go-to recipes to feed their families and guests. But expanding your culinary horizons can lead to some new family favorites.

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This Saturday, Sept. 11, three large Minnesota events will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with flyovers featuring F-16 fighter aircraft. 

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Tuesday, June, 29: At approximately 12:24 p.m. the Mora Area Fire Department was called to Collins Street where a lawn mower was on fire. The owner had emptied the fuel, put in a new filter and when he started the mower it started on fire. The MAFD extinguished the fire with water and remove…

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The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources is now accepting applications for the Lawns to Legumes program, which aims to increase residential habitat for at-risk pollinators across the state. All Minnesota residents are eligible to apply for individual support grants, which reimburse ga…

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The Pine County Sheriff’s Office reports that an encounter between a deputy and a small woodland animal got a little nutty this week. 

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Suitable for serious bikers or novices, the Mora Bike Tour is once again ready to ride through country roads on Saturday, Sept. 18. 

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Zachary Taylor Peterson, 24, of Brook Park, was charged with one felony count of first degree assault and one felony count of third degree assault of a victim under age four after a child in his care needed to be airlifted to Children’s hospital for emergency medical attention.  The incident…