Christmas
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer European overpiping, or the elaborate decoration of cakes, has been around for more than a century. It was started in England by an Italian named Secuda Borella who wrote a book on cake decorating techniques. This skill was handed down from generation to generation in Eu...Read More
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by Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer Driving down Highway 10 through Royalton, people can see the lights from a mile away. That may be an exaggeration, but only a little; the home of Andy and Kayla Dancer, Royalton, is one of only a few with Christmas lights this year, and it is by far the most elabora...Read More
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By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer It sounds like something out of a mystery novel: a photograph of a young soldier cut in a strange shape, along with a letter in which the soldier was forbidden to reveal his location. Many parents and wives of men serving in World War II may have received a somethin...Read More
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Display brings folks to Pierz from near and far, all wondering what will be next  By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A Christmas tradition in Pierz had humble beginnings with a star in the east (of Pierz) and a friendly competition. In the late 1990s (they can’t remember the exact year), Denny Rothste...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Pierz will once again open the city to its residents and visitors to celebrate St. Nick Night and the Christmas spirit. Although the feast of St. Nicholas (St. Nick) is celebrated Dec. 6, the Pierz Commercial Club decided to set the first Wednesday each December as the ...Read More
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Holly Day has activities for young and old  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Randall’s Holly Day, in its third year, will be kicking off the holidays Thursday,  Dec. 5. The town will be packed with people ready to get in the spirit. That day, Gosch’s is sponsoring Taste of the Seasons. The store w...Read More
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Little Falls city crews put up Christmas decorations Tuesday, hoping to beat the cold weather. Joe Masog was elected to climb the ladder, while Jeremy Pekula (behind the ladder) and Pete Balaski handed him the decorations. City crews hung decorations on more than 100 street lights. Typically, the de...Read More
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With more than 400 additional interments at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, in the last year, the challenge for WreathsForTheFallen.org to honor all of the country’s fallen veterans is greater than ever. For a number of years WreathsForTheFallen.org has endeavored to honor al...Read More
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