Monthly Archives: June 2001

Deputy’s retirement well-deserved after 27 years

Hendrickson will officially retire on July 2. He recalled, “When I came to the department, Fred Pelzer was sheriff. Then there was Jerry Susalski and Paul Tschida. When I started, there were five deputies and the sheriff. Now there are … Continue reading

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Deputy’s retirement well-deserved after 27 years

“I’ve been on the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department longer than anyone else here,” said Patrol Sergeant Ed Hendrickson. “I was the training officer when Sheriff Paul Tschida come into the department as a rookie.” Hendrickson has been with the department … Continue reading

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Facilitators and teachers praise ‘Art From the Land’ workshop

(Pictured are 26 teachers from Royalton, Little Falls, Pierz and Swanville school districts gathered at the Royalton Elementary to attend Art From the Land 2001. (070101art) Staff photo by Liz Verley)The six-day program was filled with intense activities. The purpose … Continue reading

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Facilitators and teachers praise ‘Art From the Land’ workshop

“One of our goals has been to influence rural schools to make the arts a central aspect of their curriculum,” stated Phil Gurbada. Gurbada, who is the Royalton Elementary principal was serving in the capacity of a facilitator at the … Continue reading

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LF Legion extends winning string to six

Little Falls American Legion baseball team extended its unbeaten string to six games when Post 46 took to the road and swept a double header from Staples on Wednesday. Scores were 4-1 and 11-4. In the opener, Post 46 collected … Continue reading

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Post 46 splits double header

Little Falls American Legion Post 46 split a double header with Brainerd on Thursday. Brainerd won the opener, 6-5, and Little Falls took the nightcap, 5-1. In the opener, both teams had 10 hits; however, Post 46 committed three errors … Continue reading

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Pierz Legion wins, loses on shutout

Pierz American Legion baseball team split a pair of games with Pequot Lakes on Thursday night. Pierz won the first game, 2-0. John Kahl threw a one-hitter, walked one batter and struck out five.In the second game, Pequot Lakes was … Continue reading

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Prairie Fire to light up the stage

Throughout the year, Prairie Fire tours brings a professional theatrical experience to many communities throughout the state, and has been involved with Community Services in Little Falls for more than a decade.The performance date for the upcoming play, Cinderalla, is … Continue reading

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New golf course superintendent looking for better weather

Randy Pankonen is one of these. Pankonen is the new superintendent of the Little Falls Golf Course, having started the position April 14. “Revenue is down right now because of our late start and the wet weather. But, things have … Continue reading

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New golf course superintendent looking for better weather

The Little Falls Golf Course opened March 8 last year. With the heavy snow cover, it didn’t open until April 14 this year. And, anybody familiar with the area knows full well that this year’s cool wet spring has limited … Continue reading

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