Swanville
By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Swanville’s U.S. Post Office will be changing its hours of operation by the end of the year. The community was invited to a special meeting Tuesday, where Postmaster Sue Procke of Avon and Postmaster John Korf of Little Falls answered questions and provided informat...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Need a new blouse or shirt for a special night out? Or a snazzy pair of jeans? Check out Suzie’s On Main, a new clothing store on DeGraff Avenue in Swanville in the former Waltman Appraisal Service building. Owned and operated by Susan Doetkott, the shop carries stylis...Read More
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Loren Boyum speaking every Sunday through March about Israel, Egypt  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Loren Boyum, Little Falls, is speaking each Sunday in Swanville on his trip to Israel and Egypt. He has divided his travels into eight lectures which end March 30. The talks begin at 9:30 a.m. and are ...Read More
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Dangerous cold, future snow, could mean a longer school year  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Local school districts have seen a record number of school closings this year, due to the severe cold which dropped from the Arctic. With temperatures in the minus 20 degree area, sometimes minus 30 degrees, ...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Swanville will be kicking off an anti-bullying program at an all-school, all-community gathering at the school Monday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. “It’s a perfect day to begin the Olweus Bully Prevention Program,” said Swanville High School Principal Sheryl Johnson. “...Read More
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Swanville High School has chosen Tyler Evans, son of Kevin and Mary Evans and Ashlie Kaun, daughter of Russ Kaun, as its ExCel Award winners for 2013-2014. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, ExCEL — Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership — is a unique recognition pro...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op...Read More
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