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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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’ [...]

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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.

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North Dakota State University announced the addition of Sarah Muhlenkamp as an intern for the University of Minnesota, Morrison County Extension. Effective Oct. 1, Muhlenkamp will be working under the supervision of the program coordinator to plan and present various curriculums to the youth throughout Morrison County including school programing, clinics, youth trainings, and special [...]

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Storage also available at Anthony Fuchs’ shop  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Across from IWCO, Little Falls, in the former Hammerbeck Nursery building, is AF Cycle. Anthony Fuchs has opened a shop that demonstrates his passion with motorcycles. Fuchs has been riding and working on bikes since he was 10 years old. In fact, he purchased [...]

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Art Crawl added Saturday, Nov. 9, for an entire weekend of fun  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The second annual Little Falls Pub Crawl will take place Friday, Nov. 8. Added this year is an Art Crawl Saturday, Nov. 9, to help keep the momentum going and keep people in town enjoying all that Little Falls [...]

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Brandi Smekofske, daughter of Tina Bauer and Larry Smekofske, was recently selected Royalton High School’s (RHS) September Artist of the Month. She is a senior at Royalton High School and is enrolled in AP Studio Art, (college credit for art work at the high school), along with many other visual art classes. “I am one [...]

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