Little Falls

An annual outdoor concert and fundraiser presented by Rudolph Auto Solutions and Great River Arts, Rock the Park is taking place Saturday, Aug. 16, in Maple Island Park. The opening act Bobb Gatts and Kristen Blann will start at 6 p.m. and Brother’s Tone and the Big Groove will take the stage at 7 p.m. [...]

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An order was filed by Judge Conrad I. Freeberg Tuesday, Aug. 5, denying defendant Warren John Okerman’s motion to dismiss a charge of murder in the third degree. Okerman is accused of providing methamphetamine to Leslie Peterson that contributed to her death June 2, 2012. A two-hour omnibus hearing was held June 20.  Assistant Morrison County Attorney [...]

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Scott Garman awarded $5,000 grant for his work in Leith, N.D. By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Scott Garman of Little Falls stepped up to the plate last year and saved a small North Dakota town from being taken over by white supremacists and Nazis. His quick action and his ability to gather hundreds of people not [...]

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Artillery units from the Minnesota and South Dakota Army National Guard will be conducting qualification training on large caliber weapons at Camp Ripley Aug 7-10. The community may see vapor trails from various rockets and hear loud concussions as the rounds impact in the training area. “We apologies for any inconvenience the loud training my [...]

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Monday night, Little Falls Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem bestowed Mayor’s Pride Awards to (pictured from left, with VanRisseghem on the left in each photo): retired Public Works Director Jerry Lochner, Little Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Executive Director Kris VonBerge and Little Falls resident Pat Tedford. Lochner was honored for his many years of service [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent This year’s Morrison County Fair patrons will get to admire some of the area’s finest woodworking and taste some of the most delicious canned goods made by the skilled hands of Jim and Bonnie Bilharz of Little Falls. For several years Jim Bilharz has been crafting birdhouses, bird feeders and yard art. [...]

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By Eric Beuning, Correspondent  The home of Tony and Paula Armagost is one of two homes in the area to be awarded a Century Home Plaque by the Heritage Preservation Commission. The home, built in the Dutch Colonial style is located at 302 Lindbergh Dr. NW in Little Falls. It was built in 1911 by Dr. [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Two 25-year-old Canadians left home July 22, heading to Chicago, Ill., on their bicycles. Peter Mathewson of Toronto, Ontario, and his friend, Acey Rowe of Winnipeg, Manitoba, have known each other for 13 years, since the ninth grade, and thought this would make a wonderful adventure. Mathewson, a graduate student pursuing [...]

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The Little Falls athletics all-sport meeting will be held Thursday,  at 7 p.m. in the Little Falls Community High School auditorium. The meeting is for all parents and athletes in grades 7 – 12 interested in participating in an activity during the 2014-15 year. Parents and students can meet with varsity coaches and get information [...]

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