Veterans Day

Due to the cold and snowy, slippery conditions, instead of standing in the middle of Bank Square in Little Falls, members of the Little Falls VFW and American Legion stood close to the American Legion at 11:11 a.m., Nov. 11, Veterans Day, to shoot a volley and play “Taps,” commemorating the end of World War […]

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Danny Noss said it doesn’t take a gun to make a soldier  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Danny Noss, now a Randall resident, spent 22 years in the Army, traveling in the U.S., Korea, Germany and Saudi Arabia. Noss, who grew up in North Dakota, joined the Army Dec. 1, 1970. He volunteered for Vietnam, but […]

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The USA (Upsala/Swanville area) Community Chorus will hold its 14th annual Veterans Day show Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Swanville School auditorium. This year’s show continues the chorus’ commemoration of the 70th anniversary of World War II as it highlights three of the bloodiest battles of the war, all of which occurred […]

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The Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) Veterans Day Committee is hosting a Veterans Day Program. All veterans, their friends and family are invited to the Veterans Day Program Tuesday, Nov. 11. The ceremony will take place in the high school gymnasium at 9 a.m. A reception will follow the ceremony for all veterans, their […]

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Mary of Lourdes School (MOLS), in a cooperative effort with the American Legion, VFW, DAV and the Army National Guard, invites the public to attend the 37th annual Mary of Lourdes Veterans Day Program scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at Mary of Lourdes Middle School in Little Falls. The program will include […]

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Kinship is hosting a Veterans Day program Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Little Falls Alliance Church, 903 13th Ave. N.E., Little Falls. Veterans with different stories will share their experiences through words, pictures, artifacts, videos and more. Kinship Director Aaron Olson invites local veterans […]

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Lyle Nelson was stationed both in England and France during and after World War II  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Many World War II veterans have said they spent the entire war in Europe or in the Pacific Arena, not seeing loved ones for years. Lyle Nelson of Randall was one of those veterans. He was […]

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Program founder Mary Ann Pierzina recognized for her contribution By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Mary of Lourdes School in Little Falls has continued its 35-year tradition of hosting a Veterans Day program to honor military service and sacrifice. Former Mary of Lourdes fifth-grade teacher Mary Ann Kutzmann Pierzina, a graduate of St. Cloud Teachers College and […]

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