Archive | June 1, 2012

Tren Dinius, son of Janal and Allen Kruzel, is the Baseball Athlete of the Month. “Tren has a great attitude and is an even better teammate. He has continued to improve throughout the season both defensively and offensively,” said assistant coach Adam Gerads. “He has been one of the team’s best hitters over the last […]

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The fifth annual Little Falls Golf Course Extravaganza tournament will be held Saturday, June 23. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The hole-in-one prize will be the new Larson FX Series fishing boat, supplied by Larson Boats of Little Falls. The four previous tournaments have raised almost $70,000 with […]

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Filings will close Tuesday, at 5 p.m. for those seeking a seat at the county or state level. As of Thursday, those who have filed for office and are listed on the Minnesota Secretary of State Web site include: U.S. representative, District 8: Incumbent Chip Cravaack, R-North Branch, Jeff Anderson, DFL-Duluth and Richard Nolan, DFL-Cross […]

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By T.w. budig ECM Capitol Reporter   The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with others, filed a suit with the Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday,  requesting the court bar the proposed photo ID constitutional amendment from appearing on the November ballot. The proposed amendment, carried in the House by Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, if […]

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By Joe Nathan Somewhere between Marina Keegan, friends and Bret Stephens, there’s something worth saying to graduates. While I’m not yet sure what I’ll tell the Higher Ground Academy graduates and their families this weekend, here’s what I’m thinking. Part of this is influenced by Keegan, a 22-year-old graduate from Yale. A fine writer, campus […]

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Residents help find ancestor To the Editor: With the wonderful help from your readers, I think I have found my great-great-grandfather, Thomas Emerson’s farm 24 in Belle Prairie. If your readers are correct, Thomas Emerson’s farm was situated 100 feet from where the Holy Family Catholic Church stands today. How can I ever express my […]

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To the Editor: Thank you to all the wonderful people, business places and organizations who donated so generously to make our Poppy Days a success. These funds are used exclusively to help veterans and their families, the national home for children and hospital and rehab services for veterans. — Little Falls VFW Post 1112 and […]

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By Tom West Editor/General Manager The first time I ever entered the business end of a funeral home I was in sixth grade. A boy, two years older, had been killed in a hit-and-run accident while walking with friends on the shoulder of a highway just outside of my hometown. The community was stunned by the […]

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The Minnesota State Auditor’s office has released an enlightening report regarding property seizures by law enforcement agencies in the state. The report gives transparency to an important part of the agencies’ actions, helping to maintain trust in the work of law enforcement personnel. The report is the result of a 2010 law enacted after misconduct […]

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