Habitat for Humanity

By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent  Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota’s annual Habitat 500 bike ride brought visitors to Little Falls, July 18. The ride route is different each year, bringing a group to town every few years. The Habitat 500 is a measure of the number of miles riders have the opportunity to ride during the seven-day […]

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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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Tabitha Chandler family moves into Little Falls home by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer After four years of living in a 120-year-old rented house with unrepaired water damage, holes in the ceiling and “bats like crazy,” Tabitha Chandler and her children are still pinching themselves to understand that they now have their own home. The family moved […]

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The public is invited to the dedication of Habitat for Humanity of Morrison County’s newest home for the Tabitha Chandler family. The dedication will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10:30 a.m., at the site of the home, 1202 Third Ave. S.W., Little Falls. For more information, call the Habitat office at (320) 616-2084 or […]

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Fourth annual fishing tournament numbers high by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   More than 300 people braved the cold Saturday, Feb. 2, to participate in the fourth annual Habitat for Humanity fishing tournament. Northern, bass, tullibee (also called cisco or lake herring), crappie, sunfish and walleye were all biting. The winning fish was a 2.24-pound, 17 […]

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Morrison County non-profits keep money raised here By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     It’s time for United Way’s annual fundraising campaign, and area groups are finding ways to make it fun for donors. “Some businesses have incentives such as a ‘highest giver’ reserved parking spot,” said Campaign Consultant Carl Newbanks.. Newbanks was hired by the […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Habitat for Humanity is currently building its 13th home in Morrison County, but none of them are in Royalton. Habitat and the city of Royalton would like to see that change. “We cover the entire county,” said Habitat Executive Director Kathy Kahlhamer. “Habitat homes are now in Motley, Randall, Pierz […]

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Parkers also serve as foster parents, take mission trips and build Habitat homes By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Chuck and Kathy Parker both grew up in Long Prairie, but never imagined they would own a Christmas tree farm not far from there. Chuck farmed with his father and after he and Kathy married, they bought the […]

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