Monthly Archives: June 2000

Cold war risks remembered at local reunion

Bill Steiner of Decatur, GA, was one of the group who took time to recall his role of aerial photographer with the crew. “We generally used a six-inch lense,” he stated. “But, we even had a lense that was 36 … Continue reading

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Cold war risks remembered at local reunion

The Cold War was not simply a verbal exchange of threats and accusations between two non-trusting countries. And, when American pilot Gary Powers went down into Soviet territory in 1960, the story given Americans that it was “an isolated incident” … Continue reading

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Cold war risks remembered at local reunion

The Cold War between Russia and the United States, occurring during the fifties and sixties, never garnered a whole lot of excitement among the American people. Perhaps it was because they were given so little information on what it really … Continue reading

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Genola car collector ends love affair with Tin Lizzie

(Gene Gruber of Genola is pictured taking stock of the countless Model T parts collected over a lifetime). Among the more intriguing articles is a muzzle loader pistol dating back to 1848 issued to a Navy officer. The auction bill … Continue reading

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Genola car collector ends love affair with Tin Lizzie

Need an authentic rear tender or a running board for a Model T Ford? Or how about a headlamp, gas tank or set of wood spoked wheels? There’s a gold mine of antique roadster parts and components going on the … Continue reading

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Restoration on downtown wall gets underway

The restoration of the pre-1920s Gail & Ax mural cigarette advertisement has recently begun in downtown Little Falls. Area students have been removing the old paint and prepping the wall for the historic recreation. The restoration is being supervised by … Continue reading

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Tours of fresco scheduled for All School Reunion

The 18-foot by 41-foot production is located in the Performing Arts Center at Lindbergh Elementary School, and fresco artist and Little Falls Alumnus Charles Kapsner will be in attendance to personally conduct the tours. Kapsner will explain the actual fresco … Continue reading

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Tours of fresco scheduled for All School Reunion

Tours of the city’s newest fresco, “Beginnings”, are scheduled on Monday, July 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Royalton State Bank of Little Falls to have new home; bank president steps down

Bank owners have purchased the former Henning’s Restaurant located at 1201 First Avenue Northeast in Little Falls and will relocate its Little Falls Office to that location. Work will begin immediately to liquidate the restaurant equipment and remodel the building. … Continue reading

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Royalton State Bank of Little Falls to have new home; bank president steps down

Many changes are taking place at the Royalton State Bank, both in the home office in Royalton and at the Little Falls Office.

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