Monthly Archives: October 2002

Pierz bacon makes national headlines

(Pictured in front of racks of unsliced bacon are, left front, Jim Virnig, Andy Thielen and Todd Caddy. Back are Joe and Matt Thielen. The crew fills bacon orders at Thielen Meats in Pierz for national distribution. Staff photo by … Continue reading

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Pierz bacon makes national headlines

(Pictured is Todd Caddy, bacon specialist at Thielen Meats in Pierz, displaying a couple of freshly smoked pork bellies as they come out of the smokehouse. Staff photo by Lorae Vardas) “We had no idea it would take off like … Continue reading

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Pierz bacon makes national headlines

New Yorkers recently discovered what area residents knew all along. Thielen Meats in Pierz makes exceptionally good bacon. Even Martha Stewart, the home decorating diva, placed an order a couple weeks ago. Television news anchor Peter Jennings is a connoisseur … Continue reading

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Stroia Ballet Company celebrating 20 years in Little Falls
The Nutcracker Ballet to be performed in LF Nov. 8

(Pictured are Carlos Stroia, owner of Stroia Ballet Company in Little Falls, and Samantha Collen of St. Joseph, the featured dancers in The Nutcracker Ballet, which opens Nov. 8 in Little Falls. Submitted photo)The show will be performed Friday, Nov. … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker Ballet to be performed in LF Nov. 8

Stroia Ballet Company celebrating 20 years in Little Falls
The Nutcracker Ballet to be performed in LF Nov. 8

Carlos Stroia, a native of Romania, founded the Stroia Ballet Company in Little Falls 20 years ago.One year after the Little Falls studio was opened in 1982, Stroia opened a studio in Brainerd. In 1985 he opened his third studio, … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker Ballet to be performed in LF Nov. 8

Updated October 30, 2002

This week’s pet is a Husky cross male. He is a gorgeous dog with blue eyes who is about one year old. He is very lovable and wants to please everyone. There are many animals—dogs, cats, puppies and kittens— available … Continue reading

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Unstable oil world: Renewable standard needed

As President Bush continues to contemplate war with Iraq, ostensibly to rid the Middle East of another tin-horn dictator, but one with potential for nuclear disaster, the need for alternatives to oil become more critical. Our dependence on Arab oil … Continue reading

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Four candidates tell why they should be new mayor

Little Falls will have a new mayor in January. Ron Hinnenkamp, after holding the position for 10 years, has decided not to run again. October 23, at city hall, the four candidates who have opted to run for the position, … Continue reading

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Upsala • School Board Candidates

(Editor’s Note: The Morrison County Record recently gave the following School Board candidates the opportunity to respond to two questions. They were asked to keep the length of their answers to 100 words or less. Some of the answers may … Continue reading

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Swanville • School Board Candidates

(Editor’s Note: The Morrison County Record gave the following School Board candidates the opportunity to respond to two questions. They were asked to keep the length of their answers to 100 words or less. Some of the answers may have … Continue reading

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