Four of the 14 jurors interviewed today, Tuesday, April 15, were selected in the Byron Smith murder trial. Smith was indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of teen cousins Haile Kifer, 18, and Nick Brady, 17,  when he said they were burglarizing his Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. [...]

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Brian J. Linnerud, 54 year old resident of Rice, MN, formerly of St. Cloud, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his residence. Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, April 17th at Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, MN with Chaplain Greg Valentine officiating. Friends and family may call from [...]

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Patricia M. Borash, 76 resident of Little Falls, Minnesota, passed away at her residence Monday, April 14, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service.

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Pierz Pioneer Invite track and field meet The Pierz girls took first and the boys earned second out of eight teams at its home Pioneer Invite track and field meet, Friday. The Holdingford boys took third and girls took fifth while the Royalton boys and girls each finished seventh. Event winners in the boys competition [...]

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–Marie Curtis, age 78 of Rapid City SD, formerly of Cushing   –Florence Viele, age 85 of Royalton.   –Ron Smude, age 70 of Lastrup.   –Ella Miller, age 84 former resident of Royalton.   –Dennis Kegg, age 54 of Onamia.   –Bryan Linnerud, age 54 of Rice.  

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Wednesday, Froggy Nornberg of Froggy’s Signs and Graphics was able to Raise the bar on the thermometer measuring the progress toward the goal of raising $1 million to remodel the former IGA building in west Little Falls for the Boys and Girls Club. It’s taken a year to raise $820,000 and Bernie Jeub, member of [...]

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By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer Three road improvement projects totalling $788,900.44 were approved by the Little Falls City Council, Monday, which will be partially funded by assessments. The projects to be done will be on Call Place and Ninth Avenue Southeast; on First Street Northwest; and on Third Street Northeast. Council Member at Large Brian-Paul Crowder [...]

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