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Dave Novak has made hundreds of shacks in his lifetime By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Dave Novak of Foley came up with an idea for a fishing shelter to end all fishing shelters. It’s not elaborate, there are no beds or cooking facilities and it will never be featured in House Beautiful. But what it will […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made insurance even more convoluted than it was before. It has changed the health care insurance business forever, said John Holthaus, owner of Primary Benefit Services in Little Falls, along with his wife, Deb. The ACA now dictates how insurance companies do business, forcing them […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Shannon Kempenich, Little Falls 2003 graduate, spent six months of this year doing something very few people experience – hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine. After considering it for the past few years, he decided that this was the year to do it and made the arrangements. “I needed […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The Great River Inn Bed and Breakfast opened its doors in October. It is owned and operated by Christian and Susan Andrews. The couple was in Little Falls in December 2013, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Christian’s parents, Bob and Joyce. They also visited Christian’s sister, Raquel Lundberg – who, with […]

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In celebration of National Home Care and Hospice Month (November), Unity Family Home Care and Hospice (UFHCH), a program of CHI St. Gabriel’s Health, is hosting an open house from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19 in the St. Gabriel’s Hospital cafeteria. Participants can stop by to meet staff, ask questions about home […]

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CHERRY CREAM PIE 1 (6 oz.) pkg. cream cheese 1 c. powdered sugar 1 can cherry pie mix 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2 c. whipped cream (whipped) Prepared pie shell Blend mixture together of cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add whipped cream and put in pie shell. Pour cherry pie mix over and refrigerate. FRUIT COCKTAIL […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent “We have to protect these assets — the greatest being our kids and secondly our schools.” That statement at a community get-together embodied the theme discussed by about 60 residents, school district staff and professional architectural consultants in the Little Falls Community High School commons, Nov. 6. They discussed the maintenance needs […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Possible changes to the hours the Royalton city office is open will be considered at the December City Council meeting. Councilman Ron Verley requested that the topic be placed on the agenda. Currently, the city office is closed Fridays. “Back maybe four years ago, the Council was looking for ways to cut […]

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