Monthly Archives: May 2001

Pierz and Royalton have successful section track meet

A pair of area athletes earned a trip to the upcoming state track tournament as a result of their efforts at the Section 5A track meet which was held on May 30 at St. John’s University. Royalton’s Kelly Warzecha gained … Continue reading

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Teresa Lehrke of Little Falls is this week’s Relay For Life Honor Roll member. She was diagnosed with breast cancer on April 1, 1996. Teresa says her current condition is “great!” (I’m a) five-year survivor!” She is a member of … Continue reading

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World War II veterans—a fading breed

(Pictured is World War II veteran Clem Deering pointing out Sardinia—one of the areas to which the war took him. The commander of the area, General George S. Patton, he recalls, was not that well liked by the troops. (060301vcd) … Continue reading

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World War II veterans—a fading breed

The President recently signed a bill calling for the construction of a World War II Memorial. Clem Deering of Little Falls—a veteran of the war—welcomes the news. Especially since 1,000 veterans of the War are passing away each day. Born … Continue reading

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Flyer baseball season ends over holiday weekend

The Flyer baseball season came to an end with loses to Brainerd and St. Cloud Tech over the long weekend. On May 26, Little Falls ran into a powerhouse Brainerd squad that thumped them, 16-4, in five innings. Pat Krebs … Continue reading

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Local FFA chapter receives Courage Center award

(Pictured is Courage Camper Brian Ashby with Upsala FFA President Todd Rakotz at the state convention where the award was given. Submitted photo) FFA fund-raising activities help sponsor children and adults with disabilities to attend one of two residential camps: … Continue reading

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Local FFA chapter receives Courage Center award

Upsala’s FFA Upsala Chapter was presented with an award certificate from Courage Center at the State FFA Convention earlier this month. The FFA Chapter conducted a “Living to Serve” project to support Courage Camps. This year they raised $1,000 for … Continue reading

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County’s Provider of the Year named

(Pictured, looking more like the lady who lived in a shoe, Morrison County’s Provider of the Year, Annette Smieja, enjoyed the warmth of a recent sunny day with some of the children she cares for, as well as her own … Continue reading

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County’s Provider of the Year named

“Nett. Nett. He took my ball.” “Nett, I’m thirsty.” The sounds of children voicing their needs are familiar to Annette Smieja. She operates a daycare center in her home located on Pierz Fish Lake. Currently, she cares for 15 children … Continue reading

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Improvements made at Oakland Cemetery

(Pictured is Brian Crowder, one of seven trustees on the Oakland Cemetery Board, arranging flowers at the Musser family grave site. (060301ocf) Staff photo by Joyce Moran) The oldest grave at the 38-acre, non-denominational cemetery is believed to be that … Continue reading

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