Monthly Archives: July 2003

Construction on piece of Highway 371 bumped up

Thanks to a $900 million transportation finance bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature last session, 12 long-delayed highway projects will be speeded up in Minnesota.The 12 projects were announced July 31.Included in those projects is the final leg of construction … Continue reading

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Posted: July 31, 2003

Edwin Kuehne, 85Edwin W. Kuehne, a resident of Long Prairie, MN, formerly of Swanville, MN, died July 30, 2003, at the Long Prairie Hospital in Long Prairie.Funeral services were held Aug. 2 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Swanville with … Continue reading

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Randall woman is Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen

(Pictured is Ginny Ganz, 2003 Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen, surrounded by family members, front left, Christian Ganz, Mackenzie Perlowski, Ginny, and Venessa Ganz. Back, Brenda Perlowski, Wayne Ganz, Tyler Perlowski, Doug Ganz and Bing Ganz. Staff photo by Lorae … Continue reading

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Randall woman is Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen

(Pictured is Ginny Ganz of Randall who was named 2003 Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen July 25 at the Morrison County Fair. Staff photo by Lorae Vardas)What she’s been doing is volunteering in many capacities, especially since turning 65. While … Continue reading

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Randall woman is Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen

Ginny Ganz of Randall is no slouch when it comes to the many hats she wears daily. At age 70, she admits to living a very busy life, but enjoying every minute of it. As a cancer survivor the past … Continue reading

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A free ride!

Youngsters attending the Morrison County Fair were able to enjoy a free ride around the fairgrounds on the Kinship Train. For a short time, Aaron Olson, director of Kinship, served as the engineer of the train which was thought up … Continue reading

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Dog show shows off local talent

At the 2003 Morrison County 4-H Dog Show, dogs and trainers alike stepped up to the spotlight in 12 different categories. Above are participants of the Open Obedience Class where judges looked for how responsive and how prepared the trainer … Continue reading

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Pedal power is key to victory

Josh Tillman, Little Falls, competed in the Kiddie Tractor Pull at the Morrison County Fair, July 27. He won the four year old’s division with a full pull and will be competing at the state fair. Over 30 kids participated … Continue reading

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Fair Board members remembered

Three trees were dedicated in the memory of Fair Board members who passed away within the last year. Ben Jorgensen, Fair Board President, led the small ceremony at the fairgrounds on July 27 in honor of Burton Fruechte, Ellen McDonald … Continue reading

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Supporting local control

The COACT farm picnic will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Pierz Park. The theme for this year’s picnic is Save Local Control. Primary targets of the appeal are the repeal of the livestock-friendly county program, … Continue reading

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