Community

By Eeric Buening, Correspondent  The home of Conrad and Mary Rae Freeberg is one of two homes in the area to be awarded a Century Home Plaque by the Heritage Preservation Commission. The home, located at 315 SE Third St. in Little Falls, was built in 1902 by George F. Kirscher. When the Freebergs purchased the [...]

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The public is invited to participate in activities to help guide a new Minnesota Great River Road Corridor Management Plan. This summer, the Great River Road project team will be providing opportunities for the public to share their stories, places and connections they have with the Mississippi River and the land along the scenic byway. [...]

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MILLION DOLLAR PICKLES 6 qts. cucumbers, sliced thin 12 onions, sliced 3 green peppers 1 c. salt 6 c. sugar 6 c. vinegar 2 Tbsp. mustard seed 1 tsp. celery seed 1 tsp. turmeric Combine cucumbers, onions, peppers and salt. Soak overnight and drain. Combine remaining ingredients, let come to a boil, add cucumbers and boil [...]

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On Tuesday, the community turned out for the Linden Hill Garden Walk, a fundraiser to defray the cost of installing an irrigation system at the historic property. The event was held at several locations in Little Falls. Besides Linden Hill’s 40-plus gardens, visitors were able to tour the St. Francis gardens, and the personal gardens [...]

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Motorists may encounter daytime delays and work crews on both directions of Highway 10 between Motley and Cushing as segments of the roadway are reduced to a single lane through July 29. The lane closures, which were originally scheduled to end July 3, are needed while crews apply pavement markings as part of a resurfacing [...]

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There aren’t many places for state patrol officers to test out what driving 100 mph feels like. However, there aren’t many places like Camp Ripley either. The Emergency Vehicle Operator Course at Camp Ripley served as the site of the Dodge Charger Pursuit Demonstration, Thursday, allowing about 60 law enforcement officers to practice getting behind [...]

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State Rep. Mary Ellen Otremba, 63, Long Prairie, Minnesota, September 26, 1950 – July 16, 2014 Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am, Monday, July 21, 2014 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie for State Rep. Mary Ellen Otremba, age 63, of Long Prairie who passed away peacefully [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Council Member Dan Noss told the Randall City Council Wednesday that he had heard many residents were unhappy there were no fireworks this year on July 3. “I blame both the City Council and the Fourth of July Committee,” he said. Noss said the Committee tried to move the fireworks from [...]

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Couple with ties to Pierz and Harding have plenty of knowledge to win By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Romelle and the late John Kurtz, Harding, and Ralph and the late Lolly Hoheisel, Pierz, have a grandson who, with his wife, are currently being featured on the television show “Rowhouse Showdown” on the FYI channel, a division [...]

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