By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer There aren’t many places for state patrol officers to test out what driving 100 mph feels like. However, there aren’t many places like Camp Ripley either. The Emergency Vehicle Operator Course at Camp Ripley served as the site of the Dodge Charger Pursuit Demonstration, Thursday, allowing about 60 law enforcement officers [...]

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By Eeric Buening, Correspondent  The home of Conrad and Mary Rae Freeberg is one of two homes in the area to be awarded a Century Home Plaque by the Heritage Preservation Commission. The home, located at 315 SE Third St. in Little Falls, was built in 1902 by George F. Kirscher. When the Freebergs purchased the [...]

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The public is invited to participate in activities to help guide a new Minnesota Great River Road Corridor Management Plan. This summer, the Great River Road project team will be providing opportunities for the public to share their stories, places and connections they have with the Mississippi River and the land along the scenic byway. [...]

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MILLION DOLLAR PICKLES 6 qts. cucumbers, sliced thin 12 onions, sliced 3 green peppers 1 c. salt 6 c. sugar 6 c. vinegar 2 Tbsp. mustard seed 1 tsp. celery seed 1 tsp. turmeric Combine cucumbers, onions, peppers and salt. Soak overnight and drain. Combine remaining ingredients, let come to a boil, add cucumbers and boil [...]

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On Tuesday, the community turned out for the Linden Hill Garden Walk, a fundraiser to defray the cost of installing an irrigation system at the historic property. The event was held at several locations in Little Falls. Besides Linden Hill’s 40-plus gardens, visitors were able to tour the St. Francis gardens, and the personal gardens [...]

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Motorists may encounter daytime delays and work crews on both directions of Highway 10 between Motley and Cushing as segments of the roadway are reduced to a single lane through July 29. The lane closures, which were originally scheduled to end July 3, are needed while crews apply pavement markings as part of a resurfacing [...]

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Three of the four regular season division champions advanced through the winners’ bracket unscathed in Victory League postseason action, July 12 – 13, setting the stage for a tense series of elimination games to round out the Region 8C bracket. The division playoffs come to a close July 19 – 20. Each division’s regular season [...]

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The Pierz youth football camp will be held at the high school football fields, July 28 – 29. The youth camp is open to all boys entering fourth – eighth grade for the 2014-15 school year and all schools are welcome. Groups will be divided by age. The camp will cater to athletes wanting to [...]

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