Archive | February 17, 2012
Conrad Stangl, 96 year old resident of Pierz, MN died Thursday, February 16 at the Pierz Villa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 24 at 10:00 A.M. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz, MN with Father Gerald Dalseth officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friend...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Upsala boys basketball team dropped a close non-conference battle at Crosby-Ironton (C-I), Thursday, falling 67-61. Juniors Avery Smieja and Eric Frieler led Upsala with 13 and 12 points, respectively. The Cardinals host Eagle Valley toni...Read More
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To the Editor: Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight votes of Mike LeMieur. Makes it easy to push off the blame, cast at night to avoid the shame. It was 2011, and on the House floor, in special session since half past four; Republican LeMieur searched for funds high and low; [...]...Read More
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Lois Gammon, age 72, of Lake Shamineau, formerly of Little Falls, MN, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at her home on Lake Shamineau. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls, MN.  Private inter...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor [email protected] The Pierz City Council voted 3-2, Feb. 3, following a closed meeting, to increase Pierz City Administrator Anna Gruber’s salary by 12 percent. The increase was due in part to the Minnesota Pay Equity Management System, which requires male and...Read More
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By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter Legislation cracking the seniority-driven retention of teachers passed the House Thursday, Feb. 16 on a 68 to 61 vote. Rep. Branden Petersen, R-Andover, heard Democrats argue that his education legislation wasn’t ready, needed fixing. But no one arose on the Hou...Read More
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