Little Falls

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Jeff Finch, an employee of City Sanitary Service, was named the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce Employee of the Month for July. “I was surprised,” he said. “I’ve never been nominated for something like this before.” About his job, Finch said it is nice to go to work and know that [...]

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Pole Vault/Sprints/Jumps Rachelle LeBlanc, senior, Little Falls LeBlanc finishes off one of the best athletic careers in Little Falls history as the Record’s Athlete of the Year for the third time. LeBlanc proved a valuable point-earner in sprints and jumps, but her biggest impact was unquestionably in the pole vault, where she cleared 11-feet in [...]

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Throws Trysten Ross, senior, Little Falls Some athletes show marked improvement from year-to-year. Ross, the Record’s Athlete of the Year, did one better. Already one of the top throwers around when the year began, Ross turned himself into one of the best in the state, winning the Granite Ridge Conference shot put title, placing second [...]

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Little Falls’ Jake Anderson took third place at the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships and Youth Olympic Games Trials in Daytona Beach, Fla., June 12 – 15. Anderson competed in the 105 kilogram weight class in the 16 – 17 age group. Anderson snatched 103 kilograms and clean and jerked 135 kilograms for a total [...]

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The first week of June brought excitement to 67 students from Pierz, Little Falls, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, and Browerville schools as they ended their school year and loaded the bus to attend the 2014 Together We Lead Youth Leadership Retreat at St. John’s University. Following the theme, Together We Lead, students were exposed to different [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Beginning July 1, and throughout the month, the fifth annual “Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless” summer challenge will take place. The grant money will supplement participating food shelves across Central Minnesota a minimum of $150, depending on the amount of money raised during the month. Grants will be [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Little Falls Rotary along with the representatives from the Minnesota Action Council for Veterans (MACV) StandDowns are asking for help to furnish Minnesota veterans with necessities. “We are asking the community to remember those veterans who gave of themselves and who are at risk for homelessness,” said Rotarian Jeanne [...]

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