By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] A sweep of Rockford in a doubleheader, Wednesday, gave the Pierz baseball team a 13-1 Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) record, enough for a CMC title. The Pioneers won game one against Rockford by a 3-2 score in eight innings. Senior Cody Mey...Read More
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Council looks to have full-time administrator by fall By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer The Little Falls City Council approved a position profile, salary range, timeline and job description for the search for a new city administrator, at the recommendation of search firm David Drown Associates (DDA)...Read More
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The Little Falls softball season came to an end last night when the Albany Huskies upended the Flyers 11-2 in a loser-go-home game in the 6AA East Sub-section playoffs. After leading 2-0 through three innings, the Huskies scored eight runs in the fourth inning, and never looked back. Little Falls wa...Read More
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(Editor’s note: Ernie Pyle was a newspaper correspondent during World War II, noted for writing from the viewpoint of the enlisted troops. This column was never completed. A handwritten draft of it was found in Pyle’s pocket, April 18, 1945, the day he was killed by a Japanese machine-gunner on ...Read More
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To the Editor: To Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks; the Record; Will and Tiffany Threlkeld; the many contributors who donated cash and/or silent auction donations; volunteers who worked tirelessly at out fundraiser; and the 300 guests who attended we say “thank you so very much.” All of you made ...Read More
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Memorial Day is upon us, and I find my thoughts somewhat diverse as I think about how war has affected my family, my friends and even me. I’ve never made a big deal about my military service. A few years ago, they had a special program at Camp Ripley to honor Vietnam vets. A couple [...]...Read More
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The issue of bullying should be simple: Don’t do it — and if you see it, report it. A 180-pound eighth grade boy shouldn’t beat up a 99-pound sixth grader and steal his lunch money. It’s wrong. Don’t do it. However, that seemingly universal premise of right and wrong has morphed into an em...Read More
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To the Editor: The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 46, Little Falls would like to remind everyone that this weekend is not only Memorial Day, but a National Moment of Remembrance. On Dec. 28, 2000, public law established the National Moment of Remembrance. Its purpose is to make the holiday mo...Read More
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By Ron Kresha, Guest Columnist This weekend many seniors are finishing up high school and moving forward. Like our seniors, I have tremendous optimism for the road ahead. For the last five months, Republicans and Democrats came together to pass a budget that will do tremendous things for Minnesotan...Read More
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By Roman Witucki, Guest Columnist Just two years ago, with a Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) led Legislature and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, the 2013 legislative session ended on a high note. DFL leaders passed free all-day kindergarten for all students, a fairer tax system for the middle class and a tuiti...Read More
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During the May 16 “Sue Strong” color walk/run in Pierz, more than 700 people — residents, family, friends and even coworkers from Brainerd Hospital, braved possible rain showers to show their support for the family of Susie Hoheisel. Susie, married to Jess Hoheisel and mother to their childr...Read More
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