Little Falls City Council
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The public forum at the beginning of the work session of the Little Falls City Council will stay right where it is. This, after a motion to remove it from the agenda entirely failed 2-6. The public forum has been moved from one portion of the agenda to another over the ...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A portion of First Street Northwest, a street the Little Falls City Council has discussed improving numerous times in the past, will be upgraded this year. Not only will it get a face-lift to repair the cracks on the street’s surface, but  the infrastructure will be ...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor It was an item on the consent agenda — the installation of a courtesy bench near City Hall. The bench installation and placement is part of the city’s lawsuit settlement with Robin Hensel. Normally, the Council doesn’t vote on items on the consent agenda, but pass...Read More
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After a failed attempt this year, the League of Minnesota Cities is trying to gather momentum in a renewed push to allow cities to designate their websites to publish public notices. A resolution to do that, though, was voted down on a split 4-4 decision at Monday’s Little Falls City Council meeti...Read More
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By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer Three road improvement projects totalling $788,900.44 were approved by the Little Falls City Council, Monday, which will be partially funded by assessments. The projects to be done will be on Call Place and Ninth Avenue Southeast; on First Street Northwest; and on Thi...Read More
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By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer With no admission of liability by any party, the city of Little Falls approved a settlement with Robin Hensel in the Hensel v. City of Little Falls lawsuit Monday. The settlement resolved the claim that the city restricted Hensel’s free speech with its old bench ord...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A second vote, this time 4-3, was not enough to allow the city of Little Falls to donate for the Green Prairie Fish Lake beach. The beach, once known as the “city beach,” was sold in 1992 to the township, which took over the maintenance of the property. Two weeks be...Read More
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