Monthly Archives: April 2000

Unique art exhibit to stop in Little Falls

The Great River Arts Association will present ‘Portraits 2000,’ a unique touring visual art collection on display now and throughout the month of May at the Morrison County Government Center atrium gallery. Twenty-one regional artists have produced 67 artistic, interesting, … Continue reading

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The Blandin Partnership is becoming a reality

The Blandin Community Investment Partnership brought a diverse group of community members together Wednesday night to basque in the 13 months of progress made on the Little Falls project, Footsteps to Our Future, and to update residents on the tasks … Continue reading

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Artist receives Award of Excellence

“In Her Glory II” by Kathy Braud was awarded an Award of Excellence from the Northstar Watercolor Society at its spring juried show (exhibit) at the Lutheran Brotherhood second floor gallery, May 2-28. Dale Laitinen from California was the juror. … Continue reading

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Little Falls family spruces up backyard for Pierz residents

Families who work together accomplish wondrous deeds. That includes the Dave and Janet Kunkel clan of Little Falls. When the five sisters, their spouses, eight grandkids and two great-grandchildren pool their resources, anything can happen. “We got together as a … Continue reading

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New laser treatment available at St. Gabriel’s Hospital

Laser treatment for an enlarged prostate is among the latest urology services being offered to Morrison County residents through the surgery department of St. Gabriel’s Hospital. Henri Lanctin, MD, urologist with Adult and Pediatric Urology in St. Cloud, sees patients … Continue reading

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Pierz media center director named Teacher of the Year

JoAnn Dahl, media center specialist at Pioneer Elementary School in Pierz, is putting on a happy face, but not because summer vacation is around the corner. In a surprise presentation Tuesday, Dahl was named Teacher of the Year by Principal … Continue reading

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Students of the Month named at Pierz High School

The April Students of the Month at Pierz Healy High School have been announced. They are Jennifer Young and Amanda Meyer. The faculty committee made the selection based on academics, citizenship, leadership ability and involvement in school organizations. Both are … Continue reading

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Little Falls KB team places eighth at state

Forty-eight of the top knowledge bowl teams in the state competed in the Minnesota State Knowledge Tournament held May 1-2 at Cragun’s Conference Center on Gull Lake. The tournament, divided by school size into two divisions of 24 teams each, … Continue reading

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District 482’s MARSS audit appeal denied

Members of the Little Falls School Board received an update on the MARSS audit previously conducted by the Department of Children, Families and Learning at its meeting Monday night. The audit indicated enrollment discrepancies in the district’s kindergarten program and … Continue reading

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Patriots drop conference games

The USA Patriots dropped a pair of Prairie Conference baseball games–to Browerville, 4-3, on Monday and to Eagle Valley, 11-6, on Thursday. In the game at Browerville, USA received good pitching but had too many errors, according to Patriot coach … Continue reading

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