Monthly Archives: May 2006

Fuchs and Czech inducted into MCBA’s Hall of Fame

By Joyce Moran Larry Fuchs and Joe Czech were recently inducted into the Morrison County Bowling Association’s Hall of Fame.While both were recognized for their great bowling careers, they were also honored for their work in helping younger bowlers get … Continue reading

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Rice mayor receives regional Jefferson Award

Rice Mayor Nancy Anderson was one of six regional winners of the prestigious Jefferson Award. Founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft Jr. and Sam Beard, the American Institute for Public Service created the Jefferson Award … Continue reading

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Summer mulching

By Betty Winscher Mulching keeps the soil cool and in early spring we are advised to wait as we want the soil to warm enabling plants to grow. Well, it has not only warmed, but seems we are dried to … Continue reading

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Raymond Calhoun, 86

Raymond Joseph Calhoun, a resident of Little Falls, died May 30, 2006, at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. Continue reading

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Father Timothy Wenzel to celebrate 40th anniversary

Father Timothy Wenzel will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood Sunday, June 11, with a Mass at noon at St. James Church in Randall, his home parish. There will be an open house reception at the … Continue reading

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Arts and craft fair coming to Grand Casino Mille Lacs

Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind art from oil paintings and jewelry to household knickknacks and garden solutions will be available at a one-day arts and crafts fair in the Grand Casino Mille Lacs Events and Convention Center Sunday, July 9, from 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Auditions slated for Pierz Summer Theater production of ‘Snow White’

Auditions for Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” will be held on Monday, June 5, at the Performing Arts Center of Healy High School at 10:30 a.m. Those coming should use the … Continue reading

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Lochners’ 50th wedding anniversary

LeRoy and Margaret Lochner of Buckman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 11, 2006, with a Mass at 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Church in Buckman, followed by a private reception at Jason’s Casual Dining in Little Falls. The event is being hosted by their children.

LeRoy and Margaret (Schirmers) Lochner were married June 11, 1956, at St. Michael’s Church in Buckman.

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Johanna Smitten, 87 Eugene Smitten, 93

Johanna (Reischl) Smitten, died Nov. 19, 2005, and Eugene Smitten, formerly of St. Cloud, died May 13, 2006, in Tacoma, WA. Continue reading

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Fort Ripley businessman pleads guilty to tax fraud

The owner and operator of five central Minnesota construction companies pled guilty May 26 in U.S. District Court to failing to pay more than $822,000 in federal income and employment taxes withheld from employees. Scott R. Lennander, age 39, Fort … Continue reading

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