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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls Chamber of Commerce announced the October Employee of the Month. Hilda Jo Even, Bon Jo’s store manager, buyer and sales associate, said she is excited to have been chosen. “I love working with the people of Little Falls and the surrounding areas. Helping people look their best brings [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Swedish born Oskar Nilsson traveled 4,120 miles to be an exchange student in Pierz. At age 18, he is considered a senior and will be graduating with the Pierz class of 2015. But when he returns home, he will be required to finish his last year of school in Sweden. While [...]

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By Tyler Ohmann, Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com After a full page ad that the Minnesota Child Protection League ran in the Star Tribune Sunday that read in part, “A male wants to shower beside your 14-year-old daughter. Are you OK with that?” the debate over the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL) discussion of transgender participation in sports [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After several years of unavailability, Budget Blinds of Brainerd is back in business. Recently reopened by Michael, Jane and Jordan Larsen, the company is serving all of Morrison County and both the St. Cloud and the Brainerd Lakes areas. The Budget Blinds franchise had one huge attraction. “The business model with [...]

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There will be a severe weather exercise today, Tuesday, Sept. 30, on Camp Ripley from 9 a.m. to noon. The exercise will give emergency responders on Camp Ripley an opportunity to practice their emergency response skills and drills. Visitors coming on to Camp Ripley may notice emergency vehicles responding to weather related practice scenarios. Normal services [...]

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Five dancers from the Little Falls area will fly to Tampa, Fla., Dec. 28, to perform in the 2015 Outback Bowl as members of the Little Falls Outback group. The girls range in age from 7 – 17 years old and are working toward raising funds to make this trip a reality. To help raise [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Area librarians and other reading enthusiasts have joined together to promote “a community read.” “We wanted a local project to celebrate the literary arts and to promote literacy,” said co-chair JoAnn Dahl, Pierz Elementary School librarian. “We thought, ‘let’s make this happen here.’ The project makes a strong statement that our community [...]

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