Archive | May 11, 2012

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Royalton fell behind 9-0 in the first inning, but slowly chipped away at the Rebels lead, Wednesday. Finally, junior Kalee Petron delivered a two-out, two-run single in the fifth to put Royalton ahead for the first time, 12-11. Eagle Valley came back to go ahead 13-12, but the Royals [...]

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Dick Franson, a retired Army veteran, has announced he will run against U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minnesota. Franson, also a Democrat, was born in Little Falls and raised in South Minneapolis. He served in the Army under eight U.S. Presidents, retiring after 23 years of service in 1989. Franson has a bachelor of arts degree [...]

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The Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) convention for Congressional District 8 was held in Duluth at Spirit Mountain over the weekend of May 5 – 6. Delegates attending from Morrison County included Roman Witucki, Carol Valaseno, Martin Witucki, Tony Kula, Cathy Adamek and alternate Tina Larsen. Don Bye was reelected as Congressional District 8 chairman. Guest [...]

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By Don Heinzman, Guest Columnist Thanks to the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota 10th graders will be able to take college-level accredited courses while in high school, starting next school year. This dual-credit program is a win-win for 10th graders who now will be able to earn high school and college credits, with the [...]

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Almost 30 years ago, I changed jobs and put the first house that I had ever owned up for sale. Unfortunately, interest rates at the time were around 12 percent and nobody was buying. The house sat for 33 months. During that time I learned that I was not cut out to be a landlord. [...]

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One of the most important things to living a long and fruitful life is to live in a close-knit community where the bonds are strong. So it is with some admiration that we applaud those who participated in the second annual Day of Caring in Little Falls. Not only 732 students from Little Falls Community [...]

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To the Editor: The 15 certified instructors of the firearms safety class and the 49 students who took and passed the class thank the generous sponsors of our program. The sponsors include: Randall, Big Lake and Little Falls Sportsman’s Clubs, Randall VFW Post 9073 and Auxiliary, Randall-Cushing Lions, Randall Little Elk Lions, Flensburg Legion, Morrison [...]

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Ella Dalen   Ella Marie Dalen was born to Anita and Jerry Dalen of Little Falls, April 17, 2012, at 5:17 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dick and Judy Dalen of Little Falls and MaryLou and the late Ben Kasella of [...]

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