Little Falls

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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Accounting firm outgrew its offices on First Street Southeast By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Riitters, Thompson and Olson PA in Little Falls moved into its new digs May 20 from its former location on First Street Southeast. Rocky Thompson said the company had just plain outgrown its space. “We were not even thinking of a move, but my [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Two witnesses were called to testify in the Warren John Okerman omnibus hearing Friday, June 22. Dr. Kelly Mills, Ramsey County assistant medical examiner, testified for the prosecution (Assistant County Attorney Todd Kosovich) and Dr. John Plunkett, a general and forensic pathologist, for the defense (Public Defender Scott Wonderlich). Okerman was [...]

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Infielder  Jacquline Nichols, senior, Royalton  Nichols, the Record All-Area Player of the Year, was not only a local standout, but one of the premier players in the state this spring, being selected to play in the Minnesota All-Star Series. Nichols was nearly impossible for opposing pitchers to retire, hitting .623 with an on-base percentage of [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Business Manage Nancy Henderson presented the budget for the 2014-15 school year at the May Little Falls School Board meeting. At Monday’s meeting, the Board voted to approve the budget. The district estimated there would be $2.69 million  in the general fund as of the end of the fiscal year, [...]

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