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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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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Royalton Police Chief Adam Gunderson discussed concerns of the residents who live closest to his proposed shooting range which could be located near the city-owned waste ponds and compost pile in Royalton. At a previous meeting, Gunderson had been directed by the Royalton City Council to visit with the neighbors near [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent The city of Upsala will have the option for new housing developments with the purchase of 7.25 acres of land from city resident Marlene Soltis. The land is selling for $4,000 an acre for a total of $29,000. This purchase agreement will include a 66-foot easement that will connect Walnut Street to [...]

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Braiding is a way to preserve palms received on Palm Sunday By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Lois Maciej learned to braid palms blessed and passed out during Palm Sunday services when she was a child. The art form, taught to her by her mother, is a dying one, she said. Back then, she said, nearly everyone [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Every winter since Motley’s new wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) went online, the phosphorous levels have doubled. Up until February, numbers have been good, said maintenance supervisor Bruce Brotherton. But, since the end of February, the phosphorous levels again increased. At this time, it is unknown why. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency [...]

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