Stephen Jones

By Jim Wright, Correspondent “We have to protect these assets — the greatest being our kids and secondly our schools.” That statement at a community get-together embodied the theme discussed by about 60 residents, school district staff and professional architectural consultants in the Little Falls Community High School commons, Nov. 6. They discussed the maintenance needs […]

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To the Editor: How might we impact our community if we pledged to treat each person each day with dignity, kindness and respect? Please set aside the evening of Monday, Jan. 20, to hear V.J. Smith, author of best-selling book, “The Richest Man in Town,” describe how Marty, an unforgettable cashier at a local Walmart […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Little Falls School Board closed its meeting Monday for the purpose of Supt. Stephen Jones’ first evaluation since he started his position July 1, 2012. “It is the board’s responsibility to evaluate his job performance including the areas of policy and governance, planning and assessment, instructional leadership, organizational management, […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Stephen Jones started his new position as the superintendent of Little Falls Schools July 1. He replaced Curt Tryggestad who took the superintendent’s position in Eden Prairie. “I have spent the first six weeks meeting staff and community members,” he said. “My door is open and many people have been stopping […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   Morrison County residents may have noticed loud noise coming from the direction of Camp Ripley during the past two weeks. Some of those booms came from a South Dakota Guard unit doing their annual training. South Dakota National Guard’s First Battalion, 147th Field Artillery (1-147th) hosted other guard members […]

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Little Falls School Board signs with Stephen Jones By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Stephen Jones did not officially become superintendent of the Little Falls Schools until he signed his contract and the School Board approved the document. It was finalized at the Tuesday night board meeting. The contract is good for three years, beginning July […]

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Benson, Menahga or Sibley East will have to give up their superintendent By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com During a special meeting Wednesday night, the Little Falls School Board voted on three finalists to replace Curt Tryggestad for the district’s superintendent. Seven people were on the short list for the job and were interviewed during the […]

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