Little Falls

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls Schools are again implementing the Minnesota Reading Corps in its curriculum for students ages 3 – third grade. The Corps is an AmericaCorps program that provides trained literacy tutors for students. The Minnesota Reading Corps began in 2003 and early on, the results showed how effective it was [...]

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She will be honored at a banquet Friday, May 2  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Aeron Baum was recently named Morrison County’s Child Care Provider of the Year. This is the second time she has received the honor; the first in 1999. “I love children,” she said. “I work with kids at church and at Vacation [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Marvin Hoheisel, owner and broker with Century 21 New Horizons Realty, also owns Hoheisel Auctioneering Service. He said it’s a great fit. “I have been a broker since 1982 and at that time I began seeing a trend in auctioning real estate along with personal property,” he said. “That’s when I [...]

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Al Stencel, Little Falls, sends daily weather data to WCCO and CoCoRaHS By Tina Snell, Staff Writer “I should have been a meteorologist,” said Al Stencel of Little Falls. “I’m a weather buff. It’s something I’ve always been. I have this fascination with the daily changes.” Years ago, Stencel was a weather watcher with KSAX Eyewitness [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Nancy Monnier has been name the Employee of the Month for April by the Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. Monnier is employed with the Little Falls School District as a cook at the high school. It’s a job she said is fulfilling and a joy to be part of. “The [...]

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Guard Christian Pekarek, senior, Upsala Pekarek, the Record Player of the Year for the second season in a row, was a match-up nightmare for opposing defenses, thriving offensively with his perimeter shooting and ability to score at the rim, surpassing 2,000 career points this winter. Pekarek led the Cardinals to a second-consecutive unbeaten Prairie Conference [...]

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Guard Joelle Ertl, senior, Holdingford Sometimes a player’s impact on team success can be difficult to measure. That wasn’t really the case with Ertl, the Record Player of the Year. The Huskers’ point guard spearheaded a remarkable transformation from a 5-20 record a year ago to a 20-6 mark this season, earning the Central Minnesota [...]

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