Little Falls City Council

City staff asked to come up with a new plan By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Since March, the Little Falls City Council has discussed some kind of parking ban on city streets during the winter months, wanting it to be in effect for this winter season. Very often, when snow is heavy, city crews have to plow [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Oral arguments in Robin Hensel’s free speech lawsuit against the city of Little Falls are set to begin at the Federal Courthouse in Duluth, Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 11 a.m. A motion has been filed by defense counsel Paul Reuvers for a summary judgment to dismiss the case. Attorney Larry Frost [...]

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Preliminary plans for entire complex unveiled; $75,000 still needs to be raised for playground By Terry Lehrke, News Editor With a gift of land from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a $100,000 donation from Paul and Emily Twitchell for equipment, a playground at the site of the future Little Falls recreational complex is well under way. Plans [...]

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Council has to decide whether to accept the gift The Boys and Girls Club (BGC) has purchased the former Red Owl store building in west Little Falls and is currently renovating the building. The goal is for the doors to open in June 2014. Monday, Bernie Jeub, president of the Little Falls Advisory Board, approached [...]

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Preliminary levy showed possibility of a 7.89 percent increase By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls City Council set its preliminary 2013 budget and property tax levy at a 7.89 percent increasein September. The Council set it with the intent to bring it down, since a preliminary levy cannot be raised after being sent to [...]

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