Archive | January 9, 2014
MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR DECEMBER 31, 2013 The meeting was held in the County Board Room, Government Center, Little Falls MN, and was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Johnson. Members present: Commissioners Randy Winscher, Duane Johnson, Don Meyer, Kevin ...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In Morrison County,  winter usually comes on slowly. A little snow and a little cold before January hits, then families hunker down at home to keep warm. Not so this year. Winter hit strong and hard immediately. There was no slow introduction to the dangerously cold tem...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Wind energy generation is one step closer to being a reality for Royalton. The city began investigating wind energy in earnest in 2012 when Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke began meeting with SheerWind executives about a possible system in Royalton. The ...Read More
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Eliza Jane Thelen was born to Mitchell and Samantha (Zapzalka) Thelen of Little Falls, Jan. 2, 2014, at 4:22 p.m. at St. Gabriels Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Ron and Joan Thelen of Randall, Cindy Vetsch of Little Falls and Tom Jutz of Little...Read More
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Avery Rae Fussy was born to Chris and Amanda Fussy of Plymouth, Jan. 2, 2014 at 9:56 a.m. in Maple Grove. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are John and Carol Fussy of Royalton, and Paul and Michelle Sawatzky of Isle....Read More
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Warren Bud Dale Chambers, age 91, passed away peacefully Oct. 30, 2013, in Candor, N.Y. Bud was born, Feb. 16, 1922, in Swanville. He married Joyce Edna Kalahar, June 11, 1949, in Minneapolis. Bud is survived by: his wife, Joyce; five daughters, Dianne Chambers, Mary Ellen (David) McTigue, Carol (Ji...Read More
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ISO #482 – LITTLE FALLS, MN December 16, 2013 The School Board of Independent School District #482 held a Business Meeting on Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:00 p.m., at the Morrison County Government Center. Members present were: Cathy Adamek, Mike LeMieur...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Digital Amateur Radio Club (DARC), with members in St. Cloud, Freeport, Little Falls, Randall and Upsala, received its operating license Oct. 5, 2013. Since it is so new, it is looking for other hams, both experienced and novices, to join DARC and share in the fun an...Read More
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Bridget Bednar and Chris Ortman,  Pierz Healy High School seniors, have been selected to represent Pierz  in the Academics, Arts and Athletics (Triple A) Award program at the District 19AAA banquet to be held Wednesday, at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud. Established in 1988, the Triple A Award is sp...Read More
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Tristen Zimmerman, daughter of Tonya Zimmerman, has been selected December Girl of the Month for the Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS). Zimmerman has been a 4.0 student all four years of her high school career and was selected to National Honor Society. That is quite a feat considering how ...Read More
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As we start a new year, it’s time to ask some tough questions. Over the past year, I have seen more and more examples of education systems that don’t seem to be serving at least some students. Some systems seem to be putting a priority on protecting the way things used to be, above the [...]...Read More
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Last Monday, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton called off school statewide because of forecast severe cold. In this part of the state, the temperature never rose above 10 below and, with a breeze from the west, the wind chill factor was below minus-30. Dayton’s call was not without precedent. In the 1990...Read More
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