Little Falls City Council

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Ordinances that would take two committees out of the control of the city of Little Falls — the Sister City Committee and the Golf Advisory Board — were introduced at Monday’s Council meeting. In addition, an ordinance to amend a subsection in the city code relating to the Heritage Preservation Commission [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls City Council again approved a settlement between the city and resident Robin Hensel. The vote was 6-2 with Council Member Frank Gosiak and Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem voting no. In April the city and Hensel came to an agreement, which was approved by the Council, but Hensel asked to [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The status of the Sister City Committee in Little Falls remains in limbo. Monday, the Council voted unanimously to table a decision on whether to disband it as a city committee. The Council received a letter at its July 7 meeting, indicating from current chair Michael Schnider that since the committee [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Sister City Committee in Little Falls is looking for answers from the Little Falls City Council. A letter sent to all department heads and committees in the city in April, made it clear city committees or department heads were not permitted to raise funds or solicit donations. The letter indicated [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Riitters Thompson & Olson PA (RTO) moved its offices in May from downtown Little Falls to a new location behind (west) the Little Falls Radio Station on Haven Road. The business has no access to it from the road, but shares a driveway with the radio station. Being behind the station, [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor When the Little Falls City Council was presented with fees and interest rates from area banks for the city’s checking account during its June 16 meeting, it voted 5-3 to move that account. The vote didn’t include any of the city’s investment accounts, only the account that holds the funds the [...]

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