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Jen Prokott – Rich Sullivan

Peter and Lorene Prokott of Upsala, MN, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jen, to Rich Sullivan Esg, son of Richard and Margaret Sullivan of Old Lyme, CT. Jen is a 1990 graduate of Upsala High School and a 1995 … Continue reading

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November 7, 2002

Viola Hopkins, 76Viola Hopkins, a resident of Powell, WY, died Nov. 5, 2002. Cremation has taken place with interment and services to take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in St. Paul, MN, at a later date. Viola was born … Continue reading

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Subway® Bring a Blanket Sunday, Nov. 24

During cold winters, all Minnesotans need the warmth of an extra blanket. That’s why area Subway Restaurants, including those in Little Falls, Pierz and Randall, are collecting and partnering with Bridging, Inc. to distribute blankets to individuals and families in … Continue reading

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John Swiderski, 81John Leonard Swiderski, a resident of Onamia, MN, died Oct. 17, 2002, at the Mille Lacs Nursing Home in Onamia. Funeral services were held Oct. 23, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Onamia with Father McNiff officiating. Burial … Continue reading

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Updated November 6, 2002

Little Falls Bowling Center• MORRISON COUNTY MEN’S LEAGUE—1st – Falls Bar; 2nd – Heartland Tire Service; 3rd – Kruschke CPA Services; 4th – CME; 5th – Brothers Exteriors; 6th – Emdale Creamery; 7th – Herzog Roofing; 8th – Shooter’s Auto … Continue reading

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Area girl gives hair and dignity to cancer patients

Joan Kempenich is shown here trimming 12 inches from her daughter Diana’s hair. The hair was then donated to Locks of Love, an organization that provides wigs for children undergoing cancer treatments. Angela Kempenich, Diana’s older sister, has also made … Continue reading

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November 5, 2002

Lori Hoppe, 41Lori A. Hoppe, a resident of Randall, MN, died Nov. 2, 2002, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 5 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls, MN, with Father Mark … Continue reading

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Pierz girl is music center’s October Student of the Month

Maria Flicker of Pierz has been named the October Student of the Month at St. Francis Music Center in Little Falls. Maria is a senior at Pierz Healy High School and has studied piano for nine years. In nominating Maria … Continue reading

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New sheriff takes office January

Morrison County will have a new sheriff beginning Jan. 1, 2003. Deputy Michel Wetzel will assume the duties held by Sheriff Paul Tschida following the results of the Nov. 4 General Election. The outcome of the race showed Tschida received … Continue reading

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Jill Mitchell – Robert Schlegel

Maynard and Renee Mitchell of Pierz, MN, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill to Robert, son of Robert and Helen Schlegel of Harding. Jill is a 1997 graduate of Pierz Healy High School. Robert is a 1993 graduate of … Continue reading

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Value of the Hennepin Paper site set at minus $2 million

“Writing grants is always fun,” said City Administrator Rich Carlson at Monday evening’s Little Falls City Council meeting. He then went on to inform the council that it had been learned that a grant application to the MN Department of … Continue reading

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October 25, 2002

Ronald SmithRonald Ray Smith died Oct. 19, 2002, in Renton, WA. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Onamia Veterans Club (Hwy. 169 and 27.) He was the son of Bud Smith and … Continue reading

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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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