Monthly Archives: May 2003

Phyllis Tschudy, 88Phyllis Irene Tschudy, a resident of Little Falls, MN, died at her home in Little Falls, on May 28, 2003. Funeral services were held May 31 at First Lutheran Church in Little Falls, with Rev. David Steffenson and … Continue reading

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Posted: May 30, 2003

Charlotte GrantMemorial services for Charlotte Bowman Grant, daughter of Laura Siegel Larson, will be held Saturday, June 7, 2003, at 2 pm. at Zion Lutheran Church, 220 NE Street, Brainerd, MN.

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Driver’s license legislation increases selective service registration compliance

States that have joined the national movement to require young men to register with Selective Service before they can renew their driver’s license have seen dramatic positive results from their efforts, with increases in registration rates as high as 11 … Continue reading

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Legislature approves request for $1 million for Hennepin Paper cleanup

State Senator Paul Koering (R-Fort Ripley) has announced that his request to the Legislature for $1 million to clean up the Hennepin Paper site in Little Falls was accepted in a bonding bill which passed on the final day of … Continue reading

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Camp Ripley’s economic impact, future plans, shared

Coming before the Little Falls City Council and the Morrison County Commissioners recently to give an update of Camp Ripley, the post commander painted a picture of “a good neighbor.”“Our three main objectives are to train soldiers to go to … Continue reading

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Later bar hours not expected to cause problems

A recent bill passed by Minnesota lawmakers now allows bars to stay open until 2 a.m. The previous closing time for bars was 1 a.m.Bars that want to stay open the extra hour will pay a fee of $200 to … Continue reading

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Buckman to celebrate 100 years

The City of Buckman is celebrating its centennial June 27-29.The village of Buckman originated in 1889 and was incorporated in May of 1903, according to resident Ester Britz.Kick-off for the event includes a performance by the 34th Infantry Division Red … Continue reading

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Staples/Motley Special Olympics compete and receive awards

On May 14, the Staples/Motley Special Olympics Team competed in the Area 5 Track Meet in Brainerd. Twenty-one athletes competed in running meter races, softball throw, tennis ball throw, running long jump and shot put. Coaches Julie Richgels and Kim … Continue reading

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A farewell at the Fine Arts Night

The fourth annual Fine Arts Night was held at the LFCHS Thursday evening. Many of the professional-like projects on display, such as wood shop creations that included desks, grandfather clocks and china cabinets, and sewing projects that included quilts, were … Continue reading

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Bears looking for food are manageable

(Photo: Gary Irwin took this picture of a black bear from his patio last weekend after it broke his bird feeder. Bears can be discouraged from returning to bird feeders if the feed is cleaned up and not replaced for … Continue reading

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