Monthly Archives: January 2000

January 5, 2000

The night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But, I was thinking. I could almost hear the wheels go around. All the terrible things that have happened during the past … Continue reading

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January 27, 2000

When I first heard about laser eye surgery, it sounded quite interesting. After writing about it in this column last week, I have discovered many people in the area that are both interested in and curious about the procedure. I … Continue reading

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January 18, 2000

Watching the weather channelWe’ve been watching the Weather Channel a lot lately. I’ve heard a few jokes about people who watch the Weather Channel. And some months ago, I read a newspaper story about a divorcing couple. One of the … Continue reading

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Everyone is needed to ensure a complete 2000 census count

Minnesota has grown a lot in 150 years! In 1850, the number of people residing in the newly established Minnesota Territory (a geographic area that included about half of the Dakotas) was determined to be just 6,077. Today, the Census … Continue reading

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Letters from the week of January 24-28

Supporting a smoke-free environmentTo the Editor: We have been following with great interest the happenings of the Project For A Tobacco-Free Future and Kick Butts throughout Morrison County. As health educators at Little Falls Community Middle School, we believe our … Continue reading

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Letters from the week of January 17-21

4-H Club supports smoke-free work placesTo the Editor: The Two Rivers Trailblazers 4-H Club would like to support having smoke-free workplaces and restaurants in the Little Falls area. Smoking is bad for everyone, not just the people who smoke. Because … Continue reading

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Highways more efficient than railsTo the Editor:I attended the commuter rail meeting two weeks ago expecting to hear about how the commuter rail system would be evaluated and what process would be used to decide if Morrison County would be … Continue reading

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Flyer boys are fourth, girls are eighth in invitational ski meet

The Little Falls boys placed fourth at Tuesday’s Little Falls Invitational Nordic Skiing Meet held in Camp Ripley on the biathlon course. The Little Falls girls placed eighth in the 14-team meet. Grand Rapids won the boys’ title with 24 … Continue reading

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Rockford stops Pierz, 69-51

The Rockford Rockets beat the Pierz Pioneers, 69-51, in a Central Minnesota Conference game at Rockford on January 21. Adam Tschida and Nate Langer led the Pioneers with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Langer also had six rebounds. Brent Masica … Continue reading

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Pierz girls win sixth in CMC; Little Falls rally falls short

Pierz defeated Kimball in a Central Minnesota Conference girls’ basketball game at Kimball on January 21, 60-33. A key to the win was the Pioneer reserves. “Tonight, we got a tremendous boost off the bench from Missy Girtz and Shelly … Continue reading

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