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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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City Hall electrical use reduced by 39 percent By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer After attending renewable energy trainings sponsored by several government and non-profit organizations, Royalton Mayor Andrea Lauer kept her eyes open for the opportunity to use that knowledge to benefit Royalton. “The focus of the trainings was on performing an energy audit to determine how [...]

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Rock the Park returns for a fourth evening of rockin’ musical talent in downtown Little Falls Saturday, Aug. 17, at Maple Island Park. The foundation band, Brothers Tone, will perform, along with many other veteran musicians. Members of Brothers Tone include Mark Norgren, Paul Roach and Karl Smith accompanied by Tom Lyseng, Dave Girtz and [...]

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A fire at Gene’s Repair in Royalton was reported about 3:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9.  Eight minutes later, when the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department arrived, the building, filled with the tires and oil typical in a vehicle repair shop, was totally engulfed. Royalton firefighters were on the scene and called for assistance from the Rice [...]

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Empty IGA building on west side being put to good use By Terry Lehrke, News Editor In just more than four years, the Boys and Girls Club needs a bigger home than the former Simonet Funeral Home building in east Little Falls can provide. The space was slated for a parking lot, but Morrison County officials [...]

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Fair begins this week: Aug. 8 – 11 By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Folks have been gearing up for the Morrison County Fair, some all year, some over the last several months. The Morrison County Agricultural Society and others have put together four days of fun and constant activity for people of all ages and interests, [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Now in its seventh year, the Green Fair Folk Festival sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters in Little Falls is a summer highlight. Wednesday, from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., 46 vendors will offer information, entertain and delight attendees. Exhibits include food, health care, handcrafted items and other artistic and community [...]

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More than $110,000 raised to fight cancer as community gathers to honor victims and celebrate survivors By Terry Lehrke, News Editor For 20 years, the Morrison County community has come together during an annual Relay for Life. This year, the people of Morrison County raised more than $110,000 for the cause. “The Relay is a testament [...]

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