Monthly Archives: November 2006

A giving tree grows in Upsala

By Jody Scott-Olson Upsala School Board Chairman Bill Krivanek told board members that Pastor John Benson called and offered to make a donation to the school. Pastor Benson, a resident of Upsala, offered to donate a dollar amount equal to … Continue reading

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Lindquist gets chief’s job in Farmington

Brian Lindquist, a 1984 graduate of Little Falls Community High School, was appointed Farmington’s Chief of Police Nov. 6. He has been on the force for nine years and had previously worked in Melrose and with the Todd County Boat and Water Patrol. Continue reading

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ESL – a small but critical program in the LF district

Kathy Paradeis has her office in Lindbergh Elementary School but works with students of all ages in the entire district. She is the English as a Second Language teacher, helping those who enter the school system speaking a native language other than English. She currently has ten students who speak Vietnamese, Chinese and Spanish. Continue reading

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Parents bring busing issue to board’s attention s attention

By Lorae Vardas A delegation of parents from the northern end of the district attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Pierz School Board to air concerns they have regarding early morning pick ups and the time students spend on … Continue reading

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Pierz council receives request to dedicate land for a skatepark

Pierz City Council members began their Nov. 27 meeting by hearing a request from five young men, led by Patty Stangl. The request was for city land to be dedicated for a skateboarding park, referred to as a “skatepark.” Local skateboarding enthusiasts have been chased from one place to another in the city as they have attempted to find an area to practice their sport of choice and hone their skills.

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Angie Brill – Troy Johnson

Angie Brill and Troy Johnson were married Sept. 22, 2006, at Belle Prairie Church in Little Falls with Father Nick Landsberger officiating at the ceremony. Continue reading

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Sczublewski and Tretter named Pierz Students of the Month

By Lorae Vardas The faculty selection committee recently announced the Students of the Month for November at Pierz Healy High School. Katie Sczublewski and Katrina Tretter take the spotlight not only for maintaining high academic standards, but also for their … Continue reading

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Sczublewski and Tretter named Pierz Students of the Month

By Lorae Vardas The faculty selection committee recently announced the Students of the Month for November at Pierz Healy High School. Katie Sczublewski and Katrina Tretter take the spotlight not only for maintaining high academic standards, but also for their … Continue reading

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Part of city’s history found in farm shed

Like dinosaur bones, bits of history are still out there. Perhaps they’re buried, hidden in an attic or, with their value unknown, put to a practical use yet today. Such was the fate of the cast-iron plaque that once adorned the bridge that connected west and east Little Falls between 1902 and 1942.

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Part of city’s history found in farm shed

Like dinosaur bones, bits of history are still out there. Perhaps they’re buried, hidden in an attic or, with their value unknown, put to a practical use yet today. Such was the fate of the cast-iron plaque that once adorned the bridge that connected west and east Little Falls between 1902 and 1942.

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