Archive | September 20, 2013

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com In an otherwise even contest, host Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) capitalized on four turnovers to knock off Pierz 28-14, Sept. 13. Following a scoreless first quarter, senior Nathan Athman put Pierz on the board first with a 1-yard rush in the opening minute of the second. HLWW came back to [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Royalton and Upsala each won two Prairie Conference matches this week, moving near the top of the standings.   Royals outlast West Central, sweep past Eagle Valley Royalton pulled out a back-and-forth five-setter at West Central Area, Sept. 12, then had a much easier time of things in a quick [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Little Falls held three opponents to just a pair of goals as it completed an unbeaten week, running its record to 5-2-1 on the year.   Virnig, Moran score as LF shuts out Becker 2-0 Sparked by goals from junior Marissa Virnig and freshman Chelsea Moran, Little Falls earned a [...]

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Pope Francis has appointed the Most Reverend Donald J. Kettler of the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, to be the ninth Bishop of St. Cloud. The announcement was made by the Vatican this morning. He succeeds Bishop John F. Kinney who is retiring at the age of 76. Bishop Donald J. Kettler was ordained and installed [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Junior Thomas Bell tallied a hat trick with three goals in a quick flurry late in the second half, but host St. Cloud Cathedral held off the Flyers 5-3, Sept. 12. Bell’s first goal came on a penalty kick after sophomore Owen Brastad was taken down in the box, [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Eighth-grader Allie Foote, sophomore Kaitlyn Holtz and freshman Annie Corbett took home the top three spots in the 500-yard freestyle for Little Falls in a 99-87 defeat at Foley, Sept. 12. Foote won the event in 5:57.77 and also took first place in the 200 free (2:15.26). Sophomore Makyla [...]

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Canine handlers run through the paces of real-life scenarios By Terry Lehrke, News Editor For three days, 35 canine handlers from 25 different law enforcement agencies trained in Little Falls — most of the time at Camp Ripley’s facilities. The officers are all members of the United States Police Canine Association, Region 12. They came from [...]

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John (Junior) Strait John Junior Strait, Jr. a resident of Hillman, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hillman, with Jean Megorden officiating. Friends may gather from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on [...]

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Brenda Rasinski Brenda M. Rasinski, a resident of Brainerd, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Essentia -St. Josephs Hospital. Brenda was born July 20, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, to John and Marguerite Hoye. Brenda enjoyed quilting, camping and traveling. She is survived by her husband Mike; son Robert and wife Melinda; daughter Joleen and husband [...]

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