Monthly Archives: August 2000

Parish calendar winners named

St. Joseph’s Parish Calendar winners of $30 (except where noted) for August 27 – September 2 include: August 27 ($100)—Terry Becker and Chad Przybilla, Pierz, MN; August 28—Mary Ann Gulden, Pierz; August 29—Lisa Henagin, Pierz; August 30—Rose Tretter, Hillman, MN; … Continue reading

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Questions remain for orphan train survivors and descendants

An ad in an 1882 edition of the Albert Lea newspaper stated, “A company of boys from the Children’s Aid Society of New York City will arrive in Albert Lea on Friday, November 17, for the purpose of finding homes … Continue reading

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Draft of book on the history of Little Falls is completed

A draft of a text book on the history of Little Falls, prepared primarily for students in grades three through eight, was presented to the Little Falls City Council for its review. The book, complete with a teacher’s manual, was … Continue reading

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“Labor Day differs in every essential from the other holidays of the year in any country,” said Samuel Gompers, founder and longtime president of the American Federation of Labor. “All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected … Continue reading

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Death and dying to be focus of television series

St. Gabriel’s Hospital and Unity Family Home Care & Hospice are hoping to increase local awareness of death and dying issues by capitalizing on the publicity being generated from the Public Broadcasting System’s (PBS) series “On Our Own Terms: Moyers … Continue reading

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Larson Boats leaps into 21st century and introduces world to VEC

Irwin Jacobs, chairman of the Board for Genmar Holdings, Inc.—Larson’s parent company—began his address to media members from around the world by welcoming them “To the most advanced boat building factory in the world.” (Pictured is Irwin Jacobs, Genmar founder … Continue reading

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Larson Boats leaps into 21st century and introduces world to VEC

In an unprecedented media blitz Wednesday, Larson/Glastron Boats introduced the world to its new state-of-the-art VEC technology.

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City of Little Falls ready for 2000 Arts and Crafts Fair

The 28th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair—undoubtedly the city’s biggest event of the year—is expected to bring 100,000 visitors to Little Falls next weekend. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the fair will be held throughout the city’s business district … Continue reading

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Local runners share experiences of Australia

Sarah Bratsch and Lance Schuer of Little Falls, Stacy Britz of Pierz and Ryan Klingaman of Staples share their experiences. (Pictured are runners Ryan Klingaman, Stacy Britz, Sarah Bratsch and Lance Schuer. Submitted photo) The cross country team members will … Continue reading

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Local runners share experiences of Australia

The experience of participating in the Down Under International games in Australia is now history. However, the friendships that bind the Minnesota and Wisconsin cross country teams, as well as the memories, will last a lifetime.

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