Monthly Archives: February 2003

Opening day at State Tournament both sweet and bitter for area wrestlers

It was a night of triumph and disappointment at the State Wrestling Tournament Feb. 27 at the Excel Energy Center for Morrison County competitors. The Pierz Pioneer team fell in the first round to second ranked BOLD 36-19. The Pioneers … Continue reading

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Putting lives ‘on hold’—the effects of deployment

One joins the National Guard figuring it will require serving one weekend a month and two weeks a year. Still, those joining also understand it could mean “activation,” calling for full-time service. With the call to active duty going out … Continue reading

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Fraud and collection activities increase by eight percent

Fraud and collections activities for 2002 increased by 8 percent according to a report presented to the Morrison County Commissioners Feb. 25. The total Dollars collected in 2002 was $296,662.55. Of this amount, $123,468 was actually kept by Morrison County. … Continue reading

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4-H coordinator position reinstated at MC Extension

Becky Moe has returned to the Morrison County Extension Office in the position of 4-H Program Coordinator; this time, the position is permanent.Moe was held this position last year when it was temporarily reopened after reductions in funding within the … Continue reading

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No fish guaranteed, but fun is

Some 72 fourth and fifth graders attended the ice fishing class teacher Jerry Goedderz offered at Royalton Elementary Thursday afternoon. Topics covered included the equipment needed, techniques used, ethics, laws, clothing and the upcoming fishing trip to Lake Alexander. The … Continue reading

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Pep band’s contribution to sporting events can’t be denied

Though pep bands are not generally what draws most fans to a sporting event, the Flyer Pep Band, under the direction of Dwight Nelson, certainly is a huge part of the excitement at Little Falls athletic events.“The pep band adds … Continue reading

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Pep band’s contribution to sporting events can’t be denied

With trumpets at attention, drums at ready, clarinets set to tempo, the bass drums start with three quick strikes, rest, two strikes, rest, three, two and rest. The beat is familiar, catchy, hooking in both young and old. With the … Continue reading

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Win-a-trip winner

Polly Wuellner, left, promotions coordinator for the Morrison County Record, congratulated Kim Hamson of Cushing for being the winner of the Record-sponsored Win-A-Trip Contest. Hamson’s prize was $1,000 toward a trip wherever she would like to go. “With an eight-week … Continue reading

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Jessica Christman – Paul Borash

Jessica Nancy Christman and Paul Raymond Borash announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Daniel and Nancy Christman of Foley and James and Bernadette Borash of Rice. Christman is a 1995 graduate of Foley High School, and a 1999 … Continue reading

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Royals cut down St. Johns Prep, 41-31

Todd Benusa had a record performance for the Royalton boys basketball team Feb. 25 against St. John’s Prep. Benusa tied a school record with 17 rebounds added ten points to help the Royals to 41-31 victory.Down 12-8 after the first … Continue reading

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