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The third annual “Turkey Trot” 5K Run/Walk will be held Thursday, with registration beginning at 7:15 a.m. at the Pierz Healy High School Memorial Athletic Center (MAC). The event includes a kiddie run, which will begin at 8:15 a.m., and a 5K. The 5K runners will leave at 8:30 a.m., followed those who choose to […]

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OVEN BARBECUE BEEF  3 1/2 lb. chuck roast 2 Tbsp. shortening 2/3 c. catsup 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. water 1 tsp. hot sauce 1 tsp. dill weed 1 clove minced garlic 1/4 c. chopped onion 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. dry mustard Melt shortening. Brown […]

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Coca-Cola memorabilia required a storage unit all its own By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com About eight years ago, John Schubert came across a small Coca-Cola radio at a garage sale. The guy wanted $4 for it. Schubert asked him if he had any more and he came out with a case full, all still in […]

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By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   The Randall City Council voted to change pickup days for trash and recyclables from Friday to Monday, at the request of Terry Lanoue, owner of Long Prairie Sanitation. This change in schedule will begin Monday, Dec. 15. Currently, residents in the city of Randall have their trash picked […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer   David Drown, Randall’s financial adviser, presented information to the Randall City Council Wednesday on refinancing the city’s outstanding debt obligations. It voted to combine the bonds at a lower interest rate, thus saving the city money. The 2007B bond funded utility improvements on County Road 104 and to date, has […]

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Dave Novak has made hundreds of shacks in his lifetime By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Dave Novak of Foley came up with an idea for a fishing shelter to end all fishing shelters. It’s not elaborate, there are no beds or cooking facilities and it will never be featured in House Beautiful. But what it will […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made insurance even more convoluted than it was before. It has changed the health care insurance business forever, said John Holthaus, owner of Primary Benefit Services in Little Falls, along with his wife, Deb. The ACA now dictates how insurance companies do business, forcing them […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Shannon Kempenich, Little Falls 2003 graduate, spent six months of this year doing something very few people experience – hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine. After considering it for the past few years, he decided that this was the year to do it and made the arrangements. “I needed […]

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