Little Falls News


09/18/2018 11:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Advocates hail child's return to mother as victory against Minnesota child protection system 

The child protection system in Minnesota is unjust and harmful to children, an advocacy group argued Tuesday, and as evidence, pointed to the decision by a state judge last week to return a 1-year-old boy to his mother. "I am mad at the system for failing me and my son," said Amanda Weber, who brought her recently returned son, Zayvion, to a news conference in St. Paul.


09/18/2018 06:47 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MnDOT training program at Camp Ripley to prepare snowplow operators for winter40 min ago 

More than 100 snowplow operators from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the cities of Minneapolis and Rochester, and Scott County are training during the next two weeks at Camp Ripley near Little Falls to learn how to safely and effectively plow snow.


09/17/2018 06:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Sept. 17 

Report Sept. 11 of people in the park behind city hall in Randall making noise. Deputy made contact and four younger males were playing "Magic."


09/12/2018 10:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Rear-end crash sends 2 to hospital53 sec ago 

A sequence of events left two drivers injured as a Ford Escape collided with the back of a commercial truck, which, in turn, caused a Pontiac Grand Prix to hit the rear-end of the Escape.


09/08/2018 12:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Crash sends 2 to hospital 

A driver and passenger were transported to a hospital following a two-vehicle crash at 10:31 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on Highway 10 at 113th Street in Little Falls Township.


09/01/2018 05:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Progress: Falls Fabricating makes investments, works with challenges 

President William Spell of Falls Fabricating, staff and Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls., talk in the background while a worker moves one of the custom reservoir tanks during a tour of the plant in Little Falls. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch John Sorenson , director of sales at Falls Fabricating in Little Falls, talks with President William Spell, owner of Spell Capital Partners, who purchased the company in 2007 about business during a tour in May. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Rep. Ron Kresha , R-Little Falls, listens to John Sorenson about a piece of equipment during a tour of the Falls Fabricating plant located in Little Falls, as Carmen Yasgar and Dan Ortloff listen.


08/31/2018 03:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Little Falls man appeals verdict for 2 killings 

Little Falls man sentenced for killing 2 teen burglars appeals conviction Byron Smith's attorney appeals conviction based on judge closing part of trial Check out this story on sctimes.com: https://on.sctimes.com/2LJ0V3S Byron Smith walks into the courtroom to hear the verdict in his murder trial in Little Falls in 2014. Smith was found guilty on all four counts against him.


08/30/2018 01:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Memorial dedication for Heroes of the Benghazi Terror Attack set30 min ago 

American Legion Riders Post 255 will host a memorial dedication event at 10:30 a.m. Sept.


08/26/2018 09:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Highway 371 north of Little Falls reduced to single lane beginning Aug. 28 

Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Highway 10 in Little Falls and Morrison County Road 48/233rd Street , just north of Little Falls, may encounter delays beginning Tuesday, Aug. 28. All lanes of Highway 371 will open by Sept. 15. Google maps/BrainerdDispatch.com LITTLE FALLS-Motorists who travel Highway 371 between Highway 10 in Little Falls and Morrison County Road 48/233rd Street, just north of Little Falls, may encounter delays beginning Tuesday, Aug. 28. Segments of the road will be reduced to a single lane from sunrise to sunset, up to seven days per week.