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Tony Wenzel of Randall was up bright and early Wednesday, Oct. 8, to capture the moon’s total lunar eclipse. The first photo, at left, Wenzel took at 4 am., at the very beginning of the eclipse — the shadow of the earth on the moon from the sun’s light. “The Earth just got in the [...]

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CREAM OF WILD RICE SOUP  3 c. cooked wild rice 1/2 c. butter or margarine 1 lg. onion, finely diced 1 c. flour 1 carrot, finely diced 8 c. chicken broth 1 rib celery, finely diced Salt and white pepper 1 c. finely diced ham 1 c. cream or half and half Prepare the wild [...]

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It was a fun game for Little Falls as an early lead blossomed into a 6-1 victory over St. John’s today, which led to smiles all around. It was the first round of the Section 8A playoffs. Scoring for Little Falls in the first half were Jordan Schuett, Kia Friel and Ellie Ritters as the [...]

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Despite falling behind in the first half, the Little Falls boys soccer team came back to win their first round playoff game 4-1 today over Sauk Rapids-Rice. Federico Zonca scored three times, and Thomas Bell had the game-winning goal and two assists to propel the Flyers to victory. Michael Hanowski had eight saves. Little Falls, [...]

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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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