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The Pierz Healy High School drama students, under the direction of Diane Hauan, will be performing “The Music Man” Thursday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Performance Arts Center at Healy High. Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” centers around a small Iowa town [...]

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For its fall production this year, the Upsala Drama Club is paying tribute to the long-running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). The students will be reenacting sketches spanning the 38-year run of the show. Audiences will see iconic and popular SNL characters and skits such as the Coneheads, Hanz and Franz, the Spartan [...]

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The Upsala/Swanville Area (USA) Community Chorus will present its 13th annual Veterans Day show Monday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Swanville School auditorium. The 2013 show, in addition to continuing the Chorus’ commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II, which this year will feature some of the battles of 1943, will [...]

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Unique location offered as a guesthouse in the woods  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Joyce LaVoie first became fascinated with treehouses after reading an article by treehouse designer and builder Peter Nelson that was in Smithsonian magazine in 1997. “That was my first spark of interest,” she said. “From that moment on, I read and saved [...]

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Van Hoecke says what’s important is still intact: faith, family, friends and community By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Everything she owned was stored in a large pole shed and when the shed burned in late September, she lost it all. Marnita Van Hoecke has been building a new home since earlier this spring — while the construction [...]

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The Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) Drama Department will be performing the hilarious, action-packed comedy caper “The Unusual Suspects” Friday and Sasturday, Nov. 1 – 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles D. Martin Auditorium. This play unites four unlikely students who may not have a lot in common on the surface, but they [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls Park, Recreation and Tree Board is looking at whether allowing camping in two city parks is feasible — specifically Le Bourget Park and Mill Park, both on the west side. Currently, camping is not allowed in any city park, by city ordinance. Jeff Tschida, chair of the Park, [...]

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During the Little Falls Community High School’s homecoming day parade, the Flyer Band worked to drum up a little school spirit, while Superintendent Stephen Jones served as a grand marshall for the parade. The spirit caught on, as the Flyers beat St. Cloud Cathedral that evening, 46-7. Pictured above are band members who are visible [...]

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