Monthly Archives: June 2003

Local troops find time for fun and recreation in Iraq

(Pictured: Sgt. Brian Robin prepares the softball field. Submitted photo)Not long after that, the bases were set, a backstop was put in, and a dirt berm was established for the outfield fence. Then the field was ready to play ball. … Continue reading

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Local troops find time for fun and recreation in Iraq

When the soldiers of Charlie Company 142nd Engineering Battalion out of Camp Ripley, MN, aren’t busy working on projects, they try to pass the time with leisure activities while stationed in Iraq.Instead of spending their free time daydreaming of home, … Continue reading

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142nd and 957th participate in 5K-10K run in Iraq

(Pictured: Soldiers from the 142nd Engineer Battalion and the 957th Multi-Role Bridge Company compete in the 5K and 10K run in Iraq. Temperatures hovered around 117 degrees. Submitted photo)5K winners in the male division were Jordan Lugert, West Fargo, ND; … Continue reading

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142nd and 957th participate in 5K-10K run in Iraq

Runners, are you ready? Ready, set, go! With the “Top Gun” soundtrack playing in the background, 40 soldiers from the 142nd Engineer Battalion, 957th Engineer Multi Role Bridge Company, (North Dakota Army National Guard units), and the 168th Engineer Group, … Continue reading

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Royalton All-Star competes in tourney

Royalton graduate Brian Hanson took part in the Lions All-Star games, June 20 and 21.Hanson was named to the North All-Star team and pitched one inning in two games. There were four All-Star teams, North, South, West-Metro and East-Metro teams. … Continue reading

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Waite Park contractor awarded Riverwood area project

The Little Falls City Council awarded the Riverwood Area improvement project to S. J. Louis Construction Inc. of Waite Park.The firm’s bid of $3,743,043 was the lowest of six bids received. The work includes the placement of water and sewer … Continue reading

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Business owner charges corruption in county offices

“I charge the county, under the definition of Webster’s Dictionary, with corruption in both the County Attorney’s Office and that of Planning and Zoning,” stated Gordon Wheeler, Sr.Wheeler, the owner of the Camp Store, Camp Bar, Camp Liquor and and … Continue reading

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Under 16 soccer team remains undefeated

The Little Falls Boys U-16 traveling soccer team remains undefeated after two recent wins. The first win came June 18 when the team played at home against Alexandria. The visiting team took a 1-0 lead but Andre LeBlanc tied the … Continue reading

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Citizens warned to beware of government-related scams

Rep. Mary Ellen Otremba is alerting citizens to a pair of scams playing off government programs and advising people that such offers to help obtain government benefits of any sort can expose you to potential credit-card fraud.“People have to be … Continue reading

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T-wolves make stop in Little Falls

Minnesota Timberwolves Troy Hudson and Michael Wilkes along with radio color commentator Jim Peterson made their first stop during the US Bank/ Minnesota Timberwolves Caravan in Little Falls. The players gave a question and answer session where Peterson said, “This … Continue reading

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