Monthly Archives: July 2001

McKnight Foundation’s tour includes stop at ethanol plant

(Pictured are staff of the Initiative Foundation who provided a tour to board and staff members of the McKnight Foudation at the Central MN Ethanol Cooperative where General Manager Robyn Wells explained the steps used in ethanol production. Next to … Continue reading

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McKnight Foundation’s tour includes stop at ethanol plant

Common sense dictates that one keep an eye on his/her investments. The largest private grant-making organization in Minnesota, the McKnight Foundation, has invested more than $200 million in rural Minnesota communities over the past 15 years. Receiving more than $27 … Continue reading

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Calling for a bigger and better county fair

(Pictured are former students of District 1 who gathered last Thursday: Roger Lindquist, Dorothy (Ridlon) Lindquist, Lawrence James, Sarah (Popilek) Seelen and her daughter, Becky McClain and Tom Brutscher. (080501osh) Staff photo by Joyce Moran)Senior Day will be Friday. In … Continue reading

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Calling for a bigger and better county fair

The excitement is growing for many as the 2001 Morrison County Fair approaches. Dates for this year’s fair—the ninth to be held at the new fairgrounds—are Wednesday through Saturday. “Everything is going as planned,” said Fair Board President Mike Wilson. … Continue reading

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New owners take over Wild Oats

(Pictured are Kathy and Mike Kottom, new owners at Wild Oats, greeting customer Mike VanGuilder of Brooklyn Park. (080501WO) Staff photo by Liz Verley)Mike explained, “While selling seeds, I became acquainted with most of the producers of the items we … Continue reading

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New owners take over Wild Oats

After working in the seed business for 19 years, Mike Kottom decided he wanted to go into business for himself. Kottom and his wife Kathy have purchased Wild Oats, which is located on Highway 10, three miles north of Royalton.

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Despite the rain, Relay for Life is a success

(Pictured are Dr. Phil Prosapio and Susan Prosapio, co-chairs of the Morrison County Relay for Life 2002, leading the contingent of cancer survivors around Flyer Field as this year’s Relay got underway. (080501rfls) Staff photo by Joyce Moran)The Relay was … Continue reading

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Despite the rain, Relay for Life is a success

When you’re given a lemon, you make lemonade. And, when your special event gets dampened by a heavy rainfall, you simply wait until the clouds clear. The Morrison County Relay for Life 2001, because of rains that fell the evening … Continue reading

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LF Legion season ends in disappointment

(Pictured are Russ Fellbaum, Mike Schwientek, Mike Darmonte, and Noah Czech come off the field after being defeated by Cold Spring on August 2. (080501-loss) Staff photo by Adam Czech)On Monday, Little Falls was able to sneak by Park Rapids … Continue reading

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LF Legion season ends in disappointment

The season came to an abrupt and disappointing end for the Little Falls American Legion Baseball team this past week in Brainerd. After a thrilling victory over Park Rapids on July 30 to advance to the District Tournament, Post 46 … Continue reading

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