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Belle Prairie/Annexation Task Force taking shape

The task force that will discuss the orderly annexation of Riverwood Drive and other urbanized areas of Belle Prairie Township is just about complete. While Mayor Ron Hinnenkamp named City Council members Kate Sobiech and Don Klinker to the force, … Continue reading

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LF Football honors parents and seniors at banquet

(Pictured here are award winners Adam Gosiak, Bo Corrow, John Kathrien, Blake Smith, Bryan Leblanc and Adam Olsen. Staff photo by Adam Brisk)The best offensive lineman award was given to senior Bryan Leblanc, who was also All-Conference Honorable Mention. The … Continue reading

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Pork, the other commodity without a check-off

All good things (or bad) must come to an end, and a federal judge in Michigan has ordered that the time-honored pork checkoff must meet its Waterloo on Nov. 24. The judge deemed the checkoff unconstitutional, bringing to a head … Continue reading

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Kristin Loidolt – Aaron Strickland

Kristin Loidolt and Aaron Strickland were married July 13, 2002, at Maple Island Park in Little Falls, MN, with Linda Sinotte officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Maxine and Roger Loidolt of Rice, MN; and Stephanie and … Continue reading

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For the veterans, years can’t wash away the memories of war

(While a fire destroyed all his mementoes from World War II, George Wetzel still has the memories. Today, he and his wife Erna (Meyer) are enjoying his retirement at their home in northeast Little Falls. They are the parents of … Continue reading

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Terrance Spears, 50Terrance “Terry” M. Spears, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died Oct. 26, 2002, at his home. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls with Father Raymond Donnay officiating. Interment will … Continue reading

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Updated November 8, 2002

Finally we can put an end to most of those irritating telemarketer phone calls that always seem to come at suppertime. If you do not want to be contacted by telemarketers, you can now request to be put on the … Continue reading

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Santaland Diaries opens Nov. 29

Santaland Diaries is the hysterical tale of an out-of-work actor who is forced to take a job as an elf at the cherished Macy’s Santaland. Jason Schommer stars as the rebel elf without a Claus who recounts the hijinks and … Continue reading

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Updated November 8, 2002

Carter MeyerCarter Ervin Meyer was born to Lisa and Todd Meyer of Buckman, MN, on Oct. 24, 2002, at 3:12 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ben and … Continue reading

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Teen area approved for city’s library

The Little Falls Carnegie Library Board has approved using the third floor of the library as a teen area. Planned for the area are a computer, board games, books and chairs. With no money planned for the new project, Librarian … Continue reading

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LF students explore the voting process

Little Falls Community High School students, though most are not of legal age, explored the democratic process of voting Nov. 5. Though their votes didn’t count, the students gained valuable knowledge about our nation while taking part in the voting … Continue reading

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Updated November 7, 2002

This week’s pet is a domestic short hair black and white male cat. He is about 1-1/2 years old. He is very attractive, cuddly and lovable who is looking for a home to call his own. There are many animals—dogs, … Continue reading

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40th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Anez of Little Falls, MN, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Nov. 3, 2002.They will celebrate with their 10 children and spouses, along with their 18 grandchildren, at a special mass at Our Lady of Lourdes … Continue reading

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World War II veteran receives belated Bronze Star Medal

Ralph Wahlert took the dock out earlier than usual this fall on September 11. A well-worn U.S. Flag flying in the gentle autumn breeze will be replaced in spring. Except for a couple muskrats frolicking along the shoreline, the lake … Continue reading

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Glenn W. Muncy, 80Glenn W. Muncy, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died Oct. 16, 2002 Funeral services were held Oct. 18 at Assembly of God Church in Little Falls with Rev. Keith Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Riverside … Continue reading

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Remembering Veterans every day

“For those who fight for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know” – Author Unknown.Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, a day set aside from the rest to honor those who preserved our freedom and protected our interests. … Continue reading

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LF School Board hears budget report for first quarter

In an abbreviated report to the school board at their regular meeting, Business Manager Bob Haas told board members that the district’s revenues had exceeded expenses for the first quarter. He also said that one of the boilers at the … Continue reading

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November 7, 2002

Our recipes this week are taken from Taste of Home’s Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2002. It’s a beautiful book, full of recipes, photos and tips. The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season is coming so fast, now is a good time … Continue reading

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Flyer girls soccer holds honor banquet

Team members, families and coaches came to celebrate the Little Falls girls soccer season. The Flyers determined team honors through voting in order to declare M.V.P and other honors. Holly Hoheisel, after earning All-Conference honors, the Scholar Athlete Award and … Continue reading

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LF students explore the voting process

(Pictured are some of the participants who voted via the internet in statewide mock elections. Pictured here are, from left, Karsten Klimek, Brady Hanson, Matt Kestner, Nicole Vasilauskas, Amanda Dunlap and Allison Thompson. Staff Photo by Lisa Wimmer)Patrick Cory and … Continue reading

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Hilmerson RV Center honored by Coachmen

Coachmen Recreational Vehicle Company recently honored Hilmerson RV Center with a One Million Dollar Round Table Award for the 2002 model year. The award recognizes one million dollars worth of Coachmen RVs purchased by the dealership during the year. Pictured … Continue reading

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50th wedding anniversary

Family and friends of Harlan and Joan Faust of Long Prairie, MN, are invited to an open house celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16, 2002 at the Hub Supper Club in Burtrum, MN, from 2 – 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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World War II veteran receives belated Bronze Star Medal

(Army veteran Ralph Wahlert displays the citation describing the belated Bronze Star Medal he received in August for exemplary service in ground combat during World War II. Staff photo by Lorae Vardas) Ralph Wahlert was drafted at age 27 and … Continue reading

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October 30, 2002

Curtis N. Kjorsvik, 50Curtis N. Kjorsvik, a resident of Michigan, ND, died Sept. 28, 2002, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND. Funeral services were held Oct. 2 at Michigan Lutheran Church with Rev. Sue Mackey officiating. Interment was in the … Continue reading

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Updated November 8, 2002

Scholarships and programsThe following students have received a scholarship or are participating in special programs at their college: Centeral Lakes College – Employee Scholarships—Julie Pohlkamp of Pierz and Brian Alt and Jennifer Alt of Pillager. St. Scholastica-Production Paganini Participant—Amanda Bundy, … Continue reading

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LF school district considers curriculum advisory committee

The Little Falls School Board, in a non-action item at their regular meeting last week, discussed the possibility of developing a curriculum advisory committee.It is the vision of Superintendent Dr. Sharon Thomas that the committee be comprised of school district … Continue reading

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Updated November 7, 2002

Readers, please note that all advice given in this column pertains to those who live in Central Minnesota.

From October to NovemberI’m sure that all of you folks are more than ready to write the month of October off as a lost cause. It was a month that a lot of us with a list of things to … Continue reading

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Area runners compete at State CC meets for A and AA divisions
Talberg and Solinger of Pierz both finish thirteenth in A meets; Stoltman, Feia and Thielen finish 26, 46 and 47 in AA

The State Cross Country Tournament, held at St. Olaf College in Northfield, had plenty of Morrison County representatives: Jamie Talberg and Zach Solinger, representing Pierz boys and girls cross country, and Andrew Feia, Jason Thielen and Jon Stoltman from the … Continue reading

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Area events to honor veterans Monday, Nov. 11

Too often Americans take for granted the rights, privileges and freedoms that come with being a citizen of the United States. Religious freedom, peace, and prosperity are just a few of the gifts given to all Americans. These gifts, the … Continue reading

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David Sobiech, 85David Sobiech, a resident of Flensburg, MN, died Oct. 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls, MN. Mass of Christian Burial was held Oct. 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flensburg with Father Raymond … Continue reading

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