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Pierz Bowling Center• MONDAY NITE CITIE LEAGUE—Krissy Stuckmayer 459; Marie Schafer 408; Louise Lucken 510; Minnie Fischer 426; Katie Stuckmayer 410; Shelly Woitalla 443; Laura Otremba 482; MaryAnn Andrea 427; Donna Herold 416; Tina Hannagin 471; Debbie Brummer 424; Sherri … Continue reading

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Public hearing set for Dec. 17 on Oak Street improvements

Wishing to gather public input, the Royalton City Council has set Dec. 17 at 7:15 p.m. as the public hearing date for the proposed Oak Street Improvement Project. This action was done at Wednesday’s council meeting. The proposed project would … Continue reading

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Florence Kappes, 82Florence ‘Tina’ Kappes, 82, a resident of New Brighton, MN, died Nov. 1, 2002, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, MN. Mass of Christian Burial was Nov. 4 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman, with Father Gerald … Continue reading

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Shelley Funeral Chapels donate services to Minnesota Lions Eye Bank

Six funeral directors for Shelley Funeral Chapels in Little Falls, MN., serve as volunteers for the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank (MLEB). Doyle Hofer, Trent Iverson and Terry Nelson were all recertified Sept. 23 as eye procurement specialists and join fellow … Continue reading

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Chamber announces November’s Employee of the Month

The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its November Employee of the Month. Chosen for the honor was Karen Norvell, a deli clerk at Coborn’s Superstore in Little Falls.

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Nichole Hedstrom – Ryan Bakke

Nichole Hedstrom and Ryan Bakke were married May 10, 2002, at Camp Ripley Chapel in Little Falls, MN, with Rev. Ham Muus officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Rebecca Good of Woodbury, MN, and Richard and Pamela … Continue reading

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New face in the Record News Department

The Record News Department has a new face. He is 24-year old Adam Brisk. Brisk started with the paper Oct. 14, and will be writing most of the local sports stories as well as various feature stories. Brisk’s parents, Jim … Continue reading

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October 30, 2002

Bill Fox, 82Bill H. Fox, a resident of Foley, MN, died Oct. 26, 2002, at Foley Nursing Center in Foley. Funeral services were held at Foley Funeral Chapel with Deacon Fred Reker officiating. Burial was in the North Star Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Updated November 8, 2002

Royalton• WOMEN’S STANDINGS—Scottie’s Log Bar I 13-2; Holtz Construction 8-7; O’Brien’s Pub 7-5; MT’s on Eighth 6-6; Lin Furniture 6-6; Scottie’s Log Bar II 4-8; Brady’s Showdown Bar 1-11. • Co-Ed STANDINGS—Ramey Creamery 9-3; Mel’s On Ten 6-6; Royalton DQ … Continue reading

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November 8, 2002

Richard Albrecht, Sr., 78Richard Albrecht, Sr., a resident of Minneapolis, died Nov. 7, 2002. Funeral services will be held Nov. 12 at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Minneapolis. Interment will be in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Richard was a member … Continue reading

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Reynold Leikvoll, 82Reynold E. Leikvoll, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died Nov. 2, 2002, at his home. A memorial service was held Nov. 6 at the Camp Ripley Chapel. Burial was in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Military rites … Continue reading

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Annual Community Thanksgiving Meal planned

Once again, those who wish to enjoy a free turkey dinner with others in the community on Thanksgiving Day will have the opportunity to do so. The 20th annual Community Thanksgiving Day dinner will be held Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, … Continue reading

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Chamber announces November’s Employee of the Month

(Pictured with her ever-present smile, Karen Norvell takes an order from Dorothy Bellefeuille. Staff photo by Joyce Moran) “Karen is our best customer service person we have in the deli,” said Steve Olson, her employer. “Her positive attitude towards customer … Continue reading

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Dawn Schneider – Joseph Schmieg

Dawn Marie Schneider and Joseph Gerald Schmieg were married April 6, 2002, at Our Lady of Lourdes Church with Fr. Mark Innocenti officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Laverne and Al Schneider of Little Falls; and Jeanine … Continue reading

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MFIP program considered a success

The Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) appears to be working in Morrison County as well as throughout the state. MFIP replaced the federal program Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) after Congress passed Welfare Reform legislation allowing states to … Continue reading

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October 30, 2002

George W. Gedde, 85George W. Gedde, a resident of Pillager, MN, died Oct. 27, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, MN. Services were held Oct. 31 at First Lutheran Church in Pillager with Pastor Kathryn Ingbritsen officiating. … Continue reading

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Updated November 1, 2002

Sports ShortsMen’s basketball leagueRegistration forms for the men’s basketball league are now available at Community Services. There will be a captain’s meeting Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Central Office in Little Falls. Attendance and teams forms must be … Continue reading

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Benedict Heurung, 88Benedict (Ben) Heurung, a resident of Pierz, MN, died Nov. 6, 2002, at the Pierz Villa. Funeral services were Nov. 9, at the Brenny Funeral Home in Little Falls with Father Ray Donnay officiating. Burial was in the … Continue reading

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James Swanson, 74James “Jim” O. Swanson, a resident of rural Upsala, MN, died Nov. 1, 2002, at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, MN. Funeral services were held Nov. 4, 2002, at Word of Life Free Lutheran Church in Upsala. … Continue reading

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United Way’s Circle of Leadership

Three couples were inducted into the Morrison County United Way’s Circle of Leadership at a special social held at Camp Ripley Monday evening. Steve Herzog, President of the local United Way Campaign this year, introduced the six—Doug and Lois Anderson, … Continue reading

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Dr. S.G. Knight students demonstrate skills for the school board

The “youngers” of Discovery Garden at Dr. S.G. Knight in Randall performed Take Me Out to the Ballgame for the Little Falls School Board when it held its regular meeting at Knight Nov. 4. The full program included students from … Continue reading

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Jamie VanDeweghe – Jeremy Udy

Jamie VanDeweghe and Jeremy Udy were married Sept. 21, 2002, at Alliance Church in Little Falls with Pastor Ryan Olson officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Kim and John Rasmussen of Little Falls; Sue Adams of Allen, … Continue reading

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Royalton Council adopts rental

The Royalton City Council adopted a rental housing maintenance ordinance Wednesday. Structured after a similar ordinance adopted previously by the Little Falls City Council the purpose of the ordinance is to enhance the supply of safe, sanitary and adequate housing … Continue reading

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Catherine Brodkorb, 88Catherine Brodkorb, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died Oct. 25, 2002, in Little Falls. Mass of Christian Burial was Oct. 28 at St. Otto’s Chapel in Little Falls, with Father Raymond Donnay officiating. Burial was in the … Continue reading

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Answers needed before school referenda elections

(Editor’s Note: In light of the fact that the Pierz School District will hold a referendum in November, and that other districts in the area are considering doing the same in the future, the Record believes the following message appropriate … Continue reading

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Franciscan Sisters establish hermitage in Belle Prairie

Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10, Sister Maristell Schanen and Sister Therese Lenz were welcomed at a reception hosted by Holy Family Parish in Belle Prairie. Parishioners had the opportunity to visit with the two Franciscan Sisters of Little … Continue reading

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November 5, 2002

Ralph Nelson, 79Ralph E. Nelson, a resident of Alpine Lake, died Oct. 18, 2002. Cremation services were provided by Hastings Funeral Home. A memorial service was held at Hastings Funeral Home Oct. 25. Ralph was born Oct. 21, 1922, in … Continue reading

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Latona’s Thirst comes to Little Falls

Great River Arts presents Latona’s Thirst Friday, Nov. 15. Latona’s Thirst debut album is entitled Whisper and it was recorded, mixed, mastered and co-produced at Oarfin Studios in Minneapolis by Todd Fitzgerald. Now, one year after the completion of Whisper, … Continue reading

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LF Football honors parents and seniors at banquet

The 2002 Flyer Football banquet was held Nov. 7 at the Little Falls VFW. Parents, coaches and players attended and celebrated the accomplishments of the past year. Though the Flyers finished the year with a record of 1-8, the team … Continue reading

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Updated November 8, 2002

District Court ReportFelony charges filedCharged in Morrison County District Court with felony crimes recently were: • Denise Kelly Lawrence, 47, Randall—In connection with incidents between Sept. 5 and Sept. 15, Lawrence has been charged with one count of check forgery … Continue reading

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