Monthly Archives: January 2001

January Students of the Month named at MOLM

The January Students of the Month at Mary of Lourdes Middle School were recently announced. They are, front, Bailey Veillette and Joelle Mushel who were both given the Fifth Grade Award, Jesse Young, recognized for academic achievement, Jason Jelinski who … Continue reading

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Meeting a real author

Students at Lincoln Elementary in Little Falls were given the opportunity to meet and talk with author Kate DiCamillo recently. Some, like Nathan Siebert, even got her to autograph her book, Because of Winn-Dixie—a story about a dog, friendship and … Continue reading

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Fund-raiser planned for accident victim

St. Michael’s Catholic Aid Council is sponsoring a benevolent fund-raiser for a Buckman man.Roger Grittner was injured in a farm-type accident on January 5 when his leg was caught in a grain auger. Sunrise Ag is co-sponsoring the event.The Catholic … Continue reading

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January 30, 2001

Howard StoffletHoward “Howie” W. Stofflet, age 60, a resident of Foley, MN, died January 29, 2001, at his home of natural causes. Funeral services were held February 2 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Duelm, with Fr. Anthony Ubagarasamy officiating. … Continue reading

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The last of city’s early firemen laid to rest

One of the earliest members of the Little Falls Fire Department, and the last survivor of those who used the city’s first fire truck to get to fires, was laid to rest January 26. Fred LaFond had been a member … Continue reading

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Who needs a sled? And who says snow is no fun!!

As these Mary of Lourdes Elementary students proved, you really don’t need expensive equipment like sleds, skis or snowboards to enjoy the snow. They were recently caught having fun sliding down the man-made mountain that sits on their playground.

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Candlelight Ski at Kathio State Park

Mille Lacs Kathio State Park will host a candlelight ski event Saturday, February 3, from 6-10 p.m. This popular annual event gives visitors the opportunity to ski the park’s beautiful wooded trails by the light of the moon, with candle … Continue reading

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January 30, 2001

Oldina F. BonczekOldina F. Bonczek, 77-year-old resident of Little Falls, MN, formerly of Omaha, NE, died January 25, 2001, at the St. Cloud Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial was held January 30 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church … Continue reading

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January 30, 2001

Robert E. VosenRobert E. Vosen, age 60, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died January 26, 2001, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN.Funeral services were held January 29 at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls with Rev. … Continue reading

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Upsala rolls over Pillager, 64-29

Upsala’s starters played only in the first half of the Cardinals’ girls’ basketball game with Pillager on Monday night. Upsala won the game, 64-29, and led at halftime, 45-6.Jen Boeckermann paced the Cardinals with 19 points, eight rebounds and four … Continue reading

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