Education

By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Lars Lorenzen fell in love with the United States when he first visited with his family in 2012, spending three weeks on the West Coast. He couldn’t wait to come back. “I wanted to go to America so bad,” he said. “I love the people here and I wanted to be an […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls School Board voted to accept the first quarter budget report as presented by Business Manager Nancy Henderson. The general fund’s balance at the beginning of the fiscal year was $2.943 million. The district’s projected revenue and expenses for the year are $25.720 million each, leaving the fund balance […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In January, Mid-State Education District, based in Little Falls, will be implementing a new program. Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) will begin assisting special education students and young adults with simulated work experiences. This hands-on transition program will give each “employee” the opportunity to learn exactly what they want to do […]

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The Advisory Board of the Morrison County Area Foundation (MCAF) credits the community for making Cheers to Morrison County a success. “Thanks to the support of 28 local sponsors and a partnership with the Flyer Athletic Booster Club, we were able to put together a very fun program for over 450 attendees that raised dollars […]

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By Jeff Hanson, Correspondent Bill Thoms reconnected with mates from his Colgate University alma mater recently after over 50 years. Thoms, a 1961 graduate, joined a conference call facilitated by an author gathering stories of historical events from the university’s nearly 200-year existence. Thoms and his Colgate teammates were contacted to learn of their roles and […]

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Pierz Healy High School drama department proudly presents “High School Musical!” directed by Diane Hauan and choreographed by Emilea ZumBerge, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., Nov. 16 at p.m., Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Healy High School Performance Arts Center. “High School Musical” tells the story of […]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The Pierz School District’s $4.75 million referendum passed by a two to one margin at the Nov. 4 General Election. Unofficial results yielded 1,344 “yes” votes and 670 “no” votes. Pierz school officials were to canvass the ballots at a special meeting Friday morning at the high school. Superintendent George Weber said […]

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