Monthly Archives: March 2000

April 5, 2000

Leo SobiechLeo Sobiech, age 91, a resident of Rice, MN, died April 3, 2000, at the Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell, MN. Funeral services were held April 6 at St. Stephen Catholic Church in St. Stephen, MN, with … Continue reading

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Artist in residence spends week with MOLE students

Third grade students at Mary of Lourdes Elementary School recently spent a week with an artist in residence, Daniel Polnau. As part of a grant given by the Musser Foundation and the Minnesota State COMPAS programs, Polnau spent the week … Continue reading

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Cookoff for Kids was a ‘great success’; will be annual event

Over $3,000 was raised for Kinship of Morrison County during a new event sponsored by the program on Tuesday evening. The Cookoff for Kids was termed a “great success” by the Kinship director. An estimated 300 people supported the fund-raiser … Continue reading

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Michelle Schilling – Jonathan Marohl

Jim and Mary Schilling of Fort Ripley, MN, along with Chuck and Kathy Marohl of Blaine, MN, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Michelle Schilling and Jonathan Marohl.Michelle is a 1997 graduate of Little Falls Community High … Continue reading

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Company to locate in Pierz Industrial Park

Benedict and Dorothy Gorecki, residents of rural Mille Lacs County, have been in negotiations with the Community Development Coordinator of Morrison County – Carol Anderson and the City of Pierz, to bring a new enterprise into the Pierz area. The … Continue reading

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Share Sunday nets $2,568 for the food shelf

The second annual Share Sunday was held March 19 at the Mary of Lourdes auditorium. The event provided entertainment for those attending and prizes for the talent contest winners and raffle winners. Coming away as the big winner, however, was … Continue reading

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Formation of downtown service district to be studied

Much study and exploration will have to be undertaken before business owners in downtown Little Falls can make a quality decision on whether or not they want a downtown service district. That was the message given at the first exploratory … Continue reading

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District 482 receives technology grant

Little Falls School District administrators were recently notified by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning that the district has been approved for a $230,000 grant for technology. The grant will allow the district to begin a two-part program … Continue reading

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Area students fare well at state spelling bee

Two area students were among the 42 regional spelling bee winners who competed March 27 in the State Spelling Bee held at St. John’s University at Collegeville. Both fared well. Elizabeth Petersen, an eighth grader at the Little Falls Community … Continue reading

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March 31, 2000

Emily Jean LeeEmily Jean Lee, age 77, died March 27, 2000, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN. Funeral services were held at the Brenny Funeral Home in Little Falls, MN, April 1 with Father Leroy Kremer officiating. … Continue reading

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