Little Falls City Council

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 before, [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Council will have a chance to vote again on whether to donate $2,000 for restrooms at the beach  By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The approval of a donation from the city of Little Falls for the restrooms at the beach on Green Prairie Fish Lake was vetoed by Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem, Thursday. Last year, when representatives [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

City equipment can be used on private property for health, safety and welfare of residents By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Little Falls residents expressed their frustration, not just with frozen water and sewer lines, but with the response they received when calling the city. Deb Oslund, whose water lines had been frozen for 11 days by [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Those with frozen lines used to get help from the city By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Over the years, Little Falls city staff has helped residents with a myriad of problems — one of which was thawing frozen water lines/pipes. However, a policy approved by the City Council in 2013 prohibiting the use of city equipment [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls City Council approved a loan of sorts to get the groundwork ready for $100,000 worth of donated playground equipment. When the engineer’s proposed prices for development of a recreational complex for the 22-acre piece of property donated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation came in, they were a [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor After approving the contract with the union representing law enforcement personnel, Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS), the city of Little Falls has just one contract negotiation remaining. LELS covers the 11 full-time officers, two records technicians and two – three part-time officers at the Little Falls Police Department (LFPD). The contract [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Council wants policy in place before deciding the future of local access television By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Programming for Central Minnesota Access Television (CMAT) Channels 6 and 12 in Little Falls has been off the air since Nov. 1, when Jerry Abraham retired.  For 16 years, Abraham operated CMAT through a contract with the city of Little Falls. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow