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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Music is a powerful, sincere way to connect with the world. It is universal and an intricate part of human culture. Stories of courage, loss and motivation can be found in the lyrics and notes of song. Ashley Maciej of Swanville is beginning a life journey in discovering her role in music [...]

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Max Walter, a recent Little Falls Community High School graduate and member of Boy Scout Troop 65, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. To earn the rank of Eagle Scout, Walter had to first progress through the ranks of Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and Eagle. Along the way he has [...]

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The National Night Out is a community police awareness raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August. When Sarah Wilcek and Jennifer Popp, members of the non-profit organization Rice Women of Today heard about this event they sprang into action. With very little time to plan, they contacted Chapter President Jean [...]

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Melissa Kasella will graduate in September By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Melissa Kasella, a life-long resident of Buckman, has three children. She is also a successful cosmetologist. Recently she returned to school to become a massage therapist. Kasella did an about face in her career choices for a variety of reasons. “I wanted to go back [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer On Aug. 10, during the Morrison County Fair, two members of the community were name Outstanding Senior Citizens. Receiving the honor for 2014 were Alice Kahlhamer from Pierz and Tony Wenzel from Randall. Kahlhamer, 79, volunteers with Faith In Action of Morrison County. She works two-three days a week, driving people [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Motley’s Chief of Police Brian Madison told the City Council Wednesday that he had concerns with the lack of police coverage in the city. “I have scheduling issues since losing two part-time officers,” Madison said. One replacement has been hired, but that person has another full-time job and is not as [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brian Guldan, representing Bolton & Menk Inc., the consulting engineers for the water treatment plant in Motley, told the City Council Tuesday night the construction of the city’s water treatment plant was right on schedule. “Since the last Council meeting, the contractor has completed the concrete work for the reclaim tank [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In the past, Little Falls Elementary Schools offered an open house for its elementary students on the Tuesday after Labor Day. On that same day, the sixth and ninth grade students had their orientation at the Little Falls Community Middle School and the Community High School. No other students started school [...]

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