Monthly Archives: November 2002

CEC announces the fall trimester advisees

Krystal Kuhl is the daughter of Dale Kuhl and Lori Kuhl of rural Swanville. Krystal lives in Little Falls with Jason Charpenter and their son Jessie. Krystal is a senior and will graduate in the spring of 2003. After graduation … Continue reading

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CEC announces the fall trimester advisees

The CEC (Continuing Education Center) has announced its fall trimester honored advisees. Students who are eligible for this honor must set and accomplish academic and personal goals, be full-time attenders and have a positive attitude. The Trimester Advisee Program is … Continue reading

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New ag lender at Pierz bank

Randy Cebulla joined the staff at the Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Pierz Nov. 14 as a loan officer. His primary duties willbe agriculture lending.Cebulla grew up on a dairy farm near Browerville. He was formerly employed at Randall … Continue reading

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Mayor’s PRIDE Award winners

Little Falls Mayor Ron Hinnenkamp, front, center, announced 12 winners of his PRIDE Award at Monday’s city council meeting. Nine were on hand to accept their award. They were, front, Esther LeBlanc, Pauline LeMay, Irene Dengel, Susy Prosapio, back, Robert … Continue reading

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Growing Christmas trees is a year ‘round job; happy buyers a number one priority

(Pictured: Pat Blissenbach creates some of her crafts using pine cones from the giant Redwoods on the Pacific Coast. Staff photo by Lisa Wimmer) JB Tree Farm is located eight miles east of Little Falls, or three and one half … Continue reading

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Growing Christmas trees is a year ‘round job; happy buyers a number one priority

(Pictured are Pat Blissenbach, left, and daughter, Sarah, who create crafts using fresh-cut pine branches, Redwood pine cones from the Pacific Coast, driftwood from the coast of Lake Superior and other decorative items. Staff photo by Lisa Wimmer)“One year, I … Continue reading

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Growing Christmas trees is a year ‘round job; happy buyers a number one priority

(Pictured is John Blissenbach, right, giving customer, Garry Dahl, pointers on choosing the Christmas tree to suit the needs of the buyer. Staff photo by Lisa Wimmer)“I like to talk with the people when they come, to find out what … Continue reading

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Growing Christmas trees is a year ‘round job; happy buyers a number one priority

(Pictured is Pat Blissenbach with some of the short-needled trees that seem to be the popular choice for Christmas tree shoppers this year. Staff photo by Lisa Wimmer) “So many of them don’t survive,” Pat said of the seedlings they … Continue reading

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Growing Christmas trees is a year ‘round job; happy buyers a number one priority

Pat Blissenbach, who owns JB Tree Farm, rural Pierz, with husband John, first became infatuated with the idea of cutting her own Christmas tree more than 20 years ago. Pat’s infatuation has transformed today into a full-blown Christmas tree farming … Continue reading

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A short history of the Kiewel Brewery

(Pictured is a 1916 advertisement for White Rose Beer. The picture shows the brewery in all of its pre-prohibition glory on Northeast Seventh Street. The original advertisement was first published in the 1916-17 City of Little Falls Directory.)Thanks to the … Continue reading

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