Christmas

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 Rothstein put a star atop [...]

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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 time to celebrate citywide. [...]

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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 will be filled [...]

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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 decorations are hung the week prior to [...]

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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 all the fallen veterans at the cemetery by placing a wreath on [...]

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