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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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She now shares the building with her husband, Mark, and Reality Roasters By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Motif, a hair salon and more, opened seven years ago on the corner of First Avenue and Second Street Northeast. Next door was Reality Roasters, a coffee processing/roasting business. The two enterprises were owned by husband and wife, Mark [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council voted to terminate its relationship with the law firm of  Gammello, Qualley, Pearson & Mallak of Little Falls and hire Peter Vogel as its city attorney. Motley’s clerk-treasurer, Terri Smith, told the City Council Tuesday that Gammello, Qualley, Pearson & Mallak had been non-responsive to her queries. [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council approved changes to the dimensions of two additions that were originally brought to the Planning and Zoning Committee from Morey’s Seafood International LLC in March. In March, the Council approved a variance for the construction of two additions on the north side of Morey’s existing building toward [...]

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Howard Seiple flew in this storm-chasing plane over three continents By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Howard Seiple, Little Falls, did what many veterans only dream about. He was able to fly in the same type of plane, a B-17G Flying Fortress, that he flew in when serving in the 1950s. “While it was a thrill to [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In the storefront previously occupied by Sport ‘n Print at 120 First Ave/ SE, Bill Volbert and Nick Sanderson have opened a new clothing printing shop, B & N’s Excellent Apparel. With Jackie Garrison as its manager, the three see nothing but growth in their future. “Jackie managed a previous business [...]

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On Tuesday, July 8, at about 4 p.m. the Little Falls police Department, the Minnesota State Patrol and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 27 at the Broadway Avenue railroad crossing. David Pam, 72, was the driver of a pickup truck traveling east on Highway 27. As he [...]

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