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At about 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday), while a gym door was being checked for repairs, a sprinkler head at Lindbergh Elementary School in Little Falls was broken. That set off the alarm system at the school and the Little Falls Fire Department responded. The building was evacuated for about 10 minutes while fire fighters checked [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The association consisting of Shamineau Lake property owners is discussing the creation of a lake improvement district (LID). This LID would, through Morrison County, collect funds to combat Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive species discovered in the lake several years ago. While the county is more than willing to help the lake owners with [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Tada, the feline who shares a home with Marlene Williams in Little Falls, is now famous. She is featured as the Dec. 1, 2015 pinup in the “Bad Cat” page-a-day calender, published by Workman Publishing Company Inc. Williams’ intentions for Tada was to have her featured in the regular cat calendar. [...]

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On Oct. 6, the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force conducted a search warrant at the address of 11000 Hwy. 10 North, lot #76, in Benton County. The search warrant was based on information received through citizen tips and officers observations. The residence is owned by Dennis Geise, 44, of Rice. Geise was located at the [...]

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Little Falls, Pierz and USA all earned wins tonight. The Flyers earned their fourth win of the year in a 20-15 victory over Foley in the Little Falls homecoming game. Thomas Miller scored the game-winning touchdown. The Pioneers won 21-7 over a strong Eden Valley-Watkins team. It was also Pierz’ homecoming game. Senior Robbie Skiba [...]

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PUMPKIN ICE CREAM PIE   1 pkg. ( 3 3/4) instant vanilla pudding 1 can (16 oz.) canned  pumpkin 1/2 c. milk 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 pint vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 1 9-inch graham cracker crumb pie shell Whipped cream and chopped nuts In a medium bowl, combine pudding mix, pumpkin, milk [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Cancer Walk in Sobieski, held Sept. 28, is a celebration of life as well as a commemoration of those who live with, have battled or lost a battle to cancer. Three years ago, the Sobieski Lions, always supportive of the Morrison County Relay for Life, decided to implement their own [...]

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Transgender athlete vote tabled to allow for revisions on guidelines By Tyler Ohmann, Staff Writer The decision came in Thursday, that there would be no decision. The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Board decided to table the vote on transgender athlete guidelines until its Dec. 4 meeting. The Board hoped to gather more information and hear [...]

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