Due to the passing of former Middle School teacher Mr. Ray Stumpf, all schools in the Little Falls School District will have a three-hour early release Thursday, Nov. 7 — all schools will close at noon to enable students, families and staff to attend the funeral that afternoon. Parent-Teacher Conferences at all three elementary schools [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Great River Arts Association in Little Falls is in renovation mode, and one wall was removed in the arts center last week to open the space. Inspired by “We Day” in early October, Swanville students were looking for volunteer projects and to turn “Me” into “We” after learning how they [...]
Several authors will sign books during Holiday Open House by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Kathy Soukup and her family, of Pine River started a journey in 2005, when her youngest son, Joel, was diagnosed with cancer. He was 16. She always felt that one day she would write a book about her family’s experiences. “In our [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Jodi Wetzel, an eligibility worker with Morrison County Social Services, was named the Employee of the Month by the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce. Wetzel, who has been with Social Services for 25 years, said she really enjoys her job and the people she works with. “It’s a great feeling to [...]
Jury finds Mangun guilty by ‘proximate cause’ by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer A Morrison County District Court jury found Keon Mangun guilty on the sole count of murder in the third degree (heroin) Wednesday evening, Oct. 30. Mangun, 30, of Minneapolis sold heroin to Little Falls residents Brandon Bedford and Christian Dahn in North Minneapolis [...]
She is busy with her writing and will soon submit a manuscript for publishing By Tina Snell, Staff Writer “My energies are now focused on primarily writing poetry, doing articles for various local periodicals such as Lake Country Journal and Minnesota Moments and writing book reviews,” said Laura Hansen, poet, author and former owner of Bookin’ [...]
Reading their hometown newspaper, the Morrison County Record, while in Cuba are Terri, left, and Len Sanoski, residents of Cushing. The couple visited Trinidad, Cienfuegos and Havana recently on an educational tour. “Everyone should go,” said Terri.