Monthly Archives: March 2003

Pandemic Flu scenario arrives in Morrison County

(Pictured are thirty-nine community representatives who gathered at the Initiative Foundation in Little Falls March 21, to work through a tabletop pandemic flu exercise. Those attending, from the left,included Sharon Sanderson, Paul McIntyre, Tim Werner, Fred Tabatt, Dale Schmeck and … Continue reading

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Pandemic Flu scenario arrives in Morrison County

Thirty-nine community representatives worked their way through a tabletop pandemic flu exercise March 21, at the Initiative Foundation. On March 25 the Morrison County Commissioners were given a briefing on the event by Kirsten Hoese, Morrison County Public Health Director.

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2003 Little Falls Chamber chair installed

Steve Schueller, left, has passed the Chamber chair plaque on over to Jeff Kruschek, the 2003 Little Falls Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board. Kruschek accepted the plaque and his seat as chair on March 27 at the Chamber’s … Continue reading

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Governor visits LF, Camp Ripley

(Pictured: CPT. Guy Konietzko provided Governor Tim Pawlenty, Commissioner of Public Safety Rich Stanek, and the press a tour of the new state-of-the-art Tactical Live Fire Village at Camp Ripley. Staff photo by Lisa Wimmer)According to the tour guide, CPT. … Continue reading

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Governor visits LF, Camp Ripley

It’s not every day the governor of Minnesota makes a stop in Little Falls, but such was the case on March 26.After hamburgers for lunch at the Black and White in Little Falls, Governor Tim Pawlenty, along with Rich Stanek, … Continue reading

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Sheep farmers report having good times, good prices right now

Kroll is a broker for Mid-State Wool Growers, a company with sites in Ohio and Kansas. He packages and sends Roger and Brenda’s medium to lower grade wool there. “At Mid-State, the wool is graded out and eventually made into … Continue reading

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Sheep farmers report having good times, good prices right now

Roger and Brenda Ganz have been raising sheep on their rural Swanville farm for the past 10 years. Having started with just three sheep, they’ve since expanded to a herd of 99 animals. Aside from replacing their herd ram every … Continue reading

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Randall Cushing Little Elk Lions distribute awards

(Pictured: Ken Salber, left, president of the Randall Cushing Lions, joined President of Randall Cushing Little Elk Lions Laurie Giddings, in welcoming Governor of District 5M8 Jim Meyer as guest at recent awards banquet. Submitted photo)5M8 Governor Jim Meyer was … Continue reading

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Randall Cushing Little Elk Lions distribute awards

The Randall-Cushing Little Elk Lions recently held their Governor’s Night and Awards Banquet.

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Ribbon-cutting opens new Productive Alternatives Inc. building

(Pictured: Susanne Strack-Smith, branch manager for the Productive Alternatives, Inc. Little Falls office, cut the ceremonial ribbon marking the official opening of the agency’s new building. Holding the ribbon were Toby Bakken, drafter/designer for Hammers Construction of Perham which built … Continue reading

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