Monthly Archives: June 2004

Junior Victory League – Rookie• Sobieski 13, Pierz Hartmann’s 7. Cody Gosiak held the Pierz bats at bay while Brandon Waldoch and Grant Bell each went 3-for-3 in the win. Pierz’ Clint Poster went 2-for-3 in the loss. • Little … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but positive comments’ for first Dam Festival

(Pictured: A group from Van’s Construction built a two-shark raft as their entry in the first annual Little Falls Dam Festival’s River Raft Race. Members of the four-person crew included Brent VanRisseghem, yellow shorts, Greg Zyvoloski, red shorts, and, in … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but positive comments’ for first Dam Festival

(Pictured is Timothy Murray, CEO of Kouba Enterprizes, as he presents one of the works up for sale during the Les Kouba auction at the Minnesota Fishing Museum, June 26. (074040-koubaauction) Staff photo by Jason Olson)The Museum is now looking … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but positive comments’ for first Dam Festival

(Members of the TCPBA (Twin Cities Powerboats Association) club held an APBA (American Powerboat Association) sanction event, Sunday, June 27 on the Mississippi River in front of Le Bouget Park. Pictured is the No. 7 boat of Ed Walczak as … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but positive comments’ for first Dam Festival

The Festival officially started with the dedication of a new kiosk (pictured above) just east of the dam along Front Street. Overseeing the dedication, Mayor Brian Mackinac thanked Jerry Lochner, manager of City Services, for his work in preparing the … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but positive comments’ for first Dam Festival

Even though the weather was cool, June 26 was a perfect day to hold a summer festival in Little Falls. And so the people came—“From all over the state and beyond,” said Cathy VanRisseghem, coordinator of the first Dam Festival … Continue reading

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Findings for closing cemetery’s gate requested

Because of the vandalism that takes place at the Oakland Cemetery, a request was made to the Little Falls City Council, and to the Little Falls Township Supervisors, that a gate at the road to the cemetery be closed at … Continue reading

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Candidate filing features outlined

Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer recently outlined some features of candidate filings for election 2004. A candidate running for a state or federal office* is required to file an “Affidavit of Candidacy,” and the filing period in Minnesota begins … Continue reading

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State DNR Commissioner Gene Merriam dedicates new Mud Lake WMA

On June 25, Morrison County newest recreation area, a 318 acre addition to the Mud Lake WMA was dedicated. The Morrison County Chapter of Pheasants Forever purchased the land in December of 2003, with the goal of selling it to … Continue reading

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One JOBZ Business Subsidy Agreement approved; one tabled

The Little Falls City Council approved one JOBZ Business Subsidy Agreement and tabled a second.The approved agreement is with Super Torquer Systems, Inc. Owned by Randy and Cindy Nouis, the company has patents on several mechanical devices, most of which … Continue reading

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