Archive | June 6, 2013

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com John Fuchs was a one-man wrecking crew, going 4-for-5 with two homers and nine RBIs at the plate while holding Royalton to one run over six innings pitched, as Upsala blasted host Royalton 17-3, June 1. Fuchs received plenty of help, as the Blue Jays slammed out 20 hits [...]

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Little Falls senior Jamie Jenks and Royalton junior Jacquline Nichols were each selected as all-state first team softball players in their respective classes. Jenks hit .625 on the season with 20 RBIs and 21 runs scored. She also had seven doubles, two triples and one home run, making the Class AA first team. Nichols hit [...]

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A men’s wood bat softball tourney will be held Saturday, June 29, at the Swanville Park. The tournament is sponsored by the girls basketball program. For more information, contact Tom Beseman, at (507) 430-4844.

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Christine Howard, now living in Yuma, Ariz., has recently published her first book, “Woman of the Heartland.” Her mother, Doris McAllister Vasecka, who grew up in Hubbard County is the subject of the book. “My mother, now deceased, was born in 1921, and grew up during the Depression,” said Howard. “I [...]

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Mark Pieper offers a little bit of everything By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The business on the corner of County Road 20 and Highway 10, or 28329 Azure Road, Cushing, has reopened and it brings to the community a little bit of everything. While still a work in progress, Hilltop Sports Center has been open since [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor On Hillton Road in Little Falls, a new electronic speed sign will be visible to drivers headed southbound. The sign, located at the second 40-mile per hour speed limit sign near 131st Street, will tell drivers how fast they are traveling. The sign was approved by the Morrison County Board of [...]

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‘Better With Age’ wine and beer tasting fundraiser benefits the community  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The seventh annual “Better With Age” wine and beer tasting fundraiser will be held on the Linden Hill grounds in Little Falls Thursday, June 27. The event benefits Horizon Health whose programs serve all of Morrison County and the surrounding [...]

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