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By Matthew Davis, ECM Publishers Inc.  Round four of a proposed policy regarding transgender student participation awaits the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL) Board of Directors at its December meeting. At the MSHSL office in Brooklyn Center Thursday, Dec. 4, the Board will review the newest draft of a policy that will accommodate transgender students […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent The Morrison County Board of Commissioners is responsible for setting the salary and budget for each of the county’s elected officials. They must consider duties, responsibilities, experience, qualifications and performance. They also take a look at what other counties are paying. County Administrator Deb Gruber provided the  commissioners and officials with a […]

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By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer This holiday season, you can do your holiday shopping and make a difference in your community without leaving your chair; just turn on your radio. The upcoming Radiothon to End Child Abuse, a 24-hour fundraising event, brings together multiple counties for the same purpose: to make kids safer. From noon […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent They came, they saw, they pondered. And there is a lot to think about and discuss — a long list of needs for the buildings in the Little Falls School District. Overdue repairs, many causing safety concerns, security inadequacies, classroom overcrowding, inefficient classroom and activities spaces and improper class locations, were all […]

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UK runner braves a world of bad weather for charity By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer Last week, a world travel stopped in Little Falls on his way to finish the last leg of a journey through deserts, jungles, mountains and the frozen tundra of Minnesota. Kevin Carr, from the U.K. isn’t just travelling around the world; […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The Christmas season brings precious memories to mind for many – memories of past Christmases and the people, places and events that have been shared. For the family of Bob and Joyce Andrews, that includes the time they spent in Bolivia as missionaries in the 1960s and 1970s. Bob and Joyce, who […]

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By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer Long Prairie resident Deb Noble, 61, was killed Nov. 21 in a head-on collision with another car on Highway 27 and Bison Road, near Swanville. Noble had been employed for more than 25 years as the business manager at St Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. The accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. […]

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Emma Thoms-Warzecha and Kirsten Trutwin, both eighth grade students at Little Falls Community Middle School, have taken the first step to becoming internationally recognized artists by placing in a local competition sponsored by the Little Falls Dandee Lions. Thoms-Warzecha’s poster placed first in the local competition, while Trutwin’s poster took second place. The girls’ posters […]

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