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Residents of Little Falls, who were asked to turn on a trickle of water when the weather was so cold to avoid frozen pipes are now able to turn their taps off. Public Works Director Jerry Lochner said the weather has warmed up sufficiently to alleviate the problem.

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Four of the 14 jurors interviewed today, Tuesday, April 15, were selected in the Byron Smith murder trial. Smith was indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of teen cousins Haile Kifer, 18, and Nick Brady, 17,  when he said they were burglarizing his Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. [...]

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Brian J. Linnerud, 54 year old resident of Rice, MN, formerly of St. Cloud, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his residence. Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, April 17th at Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, MN with Chaplain Greg Valentine officiating. Friends and family may call from [...]

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Patricia M. Borash, 76 resident of Little Falls, Minnesota, passed away at her residence Monday, April 14, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service.

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–Marie Curtis, age 78 of Rapid City SD, formerly of Cushing   –Florence Viele, age 85 of Royalton.   –Ron Smude, age 70 of Lastrup.   –Ella Miller, age 84 former resident of Royalton.   –Dennis Kegg, age 54 of Onamia.   –Bryan Linnerud, age 54 of Rice.  

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Wednesday, Froggy Nornberg of Froggy’s Signs and Graphics was able to Raise the bar on the thermometer measuring the progress toward the goal of raising $1 million to remodel the former IGA building in west Little Falls for the Boys and Girls Club. It’s taken a year to raise $820,000 and Bernie Jeub, member of [...]

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Camp Ripley also had $2.3 million in local projects in ‘13 By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer Earlier in the night, members of a public forum suggested that Camp Ripley is a culprit in damaging in the environment. Not so, said Col. Scott St. Sauver, during a presentation later on during Monday’s Little Falls City Council meeting. [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  Swanville Council Member Jay Bartkowicz said it sounds like a war zone with constant shooting at a residence on Springbrook Drive in Swanville. He said he had called the Little Falls Police Department about whether a state statute was in place regarding shooting within a city’s limits. “It gets a little [...]

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