VFW

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Little Falls VFW baseball team wrapped up its season at the District 6 tournament in Brainerd this week, finishing with a 22-9 record.   Little Falls 6, Sartell 2 Third-seeded Little Falls opened the tournament with a 6-2 win over sixth-seeded Sartell, Tuesday, led by a three-hit game [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Trailing 2-1 twice heading into its final at bat, the Little Falls VFW baseball team came up with a pair of runs each time, stunning Becker 3-2, 3-2 in a home doubleheader sweep, Monday. In the bottom of the seventh in game one, Little Falls’ first two batters were [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Little Falls VFW baseball team rebounded after dropping the opener twice to split a pair of doubleheaders this week, running its record to 8-3.   Brainerd doubleheader Visiting Little Falls opened the week with its second doubleheader against Brainerd in less than a week, dropping the first game [...]

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Event to raise funds for the Education Center at the Vietnam Memorial   By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Vietnam War has been over for more than a generation. For many, the war is part of the distant past. Many others were not born until after the war was concluded. Almost half the people who visit the [...]

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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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Wardogs Web site established in 1998 becomes message board for vets By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   Bob Heurung set up his Vietnam Web site in 1998, posting some photos of his experiences in the area near Da Nang in 1968-1969 and opening a guestbook. What has followed is something he never anticipated. Week by [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com After outlasting Monticello in 10 innings in Monday’s district playoff opener in Cold Spring, the Little Falls VFW baseball team’s season came to an end with a pair of tightly contested defeats Tuesday.   Little Falls 4, Monticello 3 Little Falls topped Monticello 4-3 to advance in the winners’ [...]

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