Monthly Archives: July 2006

CCR rocks Royalton

Doug “Cosmo” Clifford is on the road now on his way to the next destination on the tour. The drummer who first earned global acclaim as the backbone of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival is back to those familiar kick beats again with his latest project, Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Continue reading

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Big top circus wows Pierz audience

An old-fashioned traveling circus was in Pierz last week for two shows under the big top at Pioneer Elementary School. The one-day event was sponsored by the Pierz Area Commercial Club to benefit the Oct. 27 Oktoberfest, said Leon Flicker, project coordinator. Continue reading

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Big top circus wows Pierz audience

An old-fashioned traveling circus was in Pierz last week for two shows under the big top at Pioneer Elementary School. The one-day event was sponsored by the Pierz Area Commercial Club to benefit the Oct. 27 Oktoberfest, said Leon Flicker, project coordinator. Continue reading

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Thoughts on growing up in the Hillman countryside

The year is 1935, about the middle of the great depression, a time that changed the thinking and character of people for the rest of their lives. I am going to write a little bit about that time period as I heard and lived it. Continue reading

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Looking for boots for the Iraqis

To the Editor: My son is in Iraq working with the Iraqi people to locate and destroy stockpiles of explosives left by the Sadaam Regime. He writes that many of the workers do not have anything sturdy to wear on … Continue reading

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Settlement doesn’t cover losses

To the Editor: We wish to thank everyone for their prayers, encouragement and help during our ordeal of the flooding of the basement, over the last three years. Although there was a $90,000 settlement, our physical loss and attorney fees … Continue reading

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Council not worthy of our faith

To the Editor: In last week’s Record, Gen Waller instructed readers to have faith in our city council. I must ask Ms. Waller, how are we supposed to have faith in our city council when it closed Linden Hill with … Continue reading

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It’s time for a new council

To the Editor: Gen Waller implores us to attend a city council meeting to see what is really going on in the Linden Hill situation. I agree with her. If citizens attend a meeting, they will witness a council that … Continue reading

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Ethanol, foresight is the greatest reward

As prices at the gas pump continue to rise and strife in the Middle East promises to keep them there, the ethanol alternative is looking better and better. Automakers realize this and every car ad now touts fuel efficiency and … Continue reading

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Little Falls Relay for Life astounds again

While Morrison County will qualify as a small community on any demographic study, it still doesn’t stop local citizens from putting on a big event when it comes to the Relay for Life. The event has grown every year since … Continue reading

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