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Newsletter: Friday, November 26th 2021 

NEWS

--The Little Falls Santa Parade is back tonight. The Santa Parade starts at 6pm on Lindbergh Drive South by Anderson Processing then turns right onto 27 east over the railroad tracks down to Bank Square in downtown Little Falls then turns left onto 1st Street north to the Fire Hall where the parade will end on Friday, all are welcome to come and see the parade put on by the West Side Improvement Association. Ron Specker from Little Falls Radio will emcee the parade from the Lin Furniture parking lot with the help of using the FAB trailer from Flyer Athletic Boosters and also for the local TV Station, again the parade is at 6pm tonight in Little Falls.

--Today begins the return of the 2021 Christmas Tours at the attractions in Little Falls. Linden Hill Historic Estate has Christmas at the Mansions at the Musser and Weyerhauser Homes today and Saturday 1-7pm Sunday 11am-6pm then next Monday through Sunday, December 5th where you can enjoy self guided tours of both homes with Christmas décor in each room. Adults $15, 12-17 year olds $5, 11 and under are free please bring slippers to wear is possible. The Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame presents Christmas Tree Lane noon to 7pm each day today through December 5th visit their wonderland with decorated trees, baskets, wreaths, silent auction to bid on those items children can write letters to Santa and put them in our North Pole Mailbox, visit with Santa Satrudays and Sundays from 12:30-3:30 and purchase a picture with Santa too. Admission is $5 adults free for 11 and under. The Charles A. Lindbergh House and Museum will host Christmas on the Lindbergh Farm from 10am-4pm today and Saturday and 11am-4pm Sunday and then again next Friday through Sunday. Step back with costumed interpreters and experience the holidays from 100 years ago. Adults are $10, Senior Citizens/Active military, Veterans or College students are $8, 5-17 also $8 and 4 and under free of charge for this. Members are free. One more is Rosenmeier Home Tours at the Visit Little Falls office 1-7pm Monday-Saturday and 11am-6pm Sundays starting today with a self guided tour of the many decorated rooms and guess the number of nutcrackers and win a prize. Adults $2 and under 18 are free to come and enjoy Christmas at the attractions in Little Falls starting today and running through next weekend. The money that is raised by these attractions help keep their buildings and others functioning and going forward for 2022 and beyond.

--Tonight is the fundraiser for Mary of Lourdes Schools Washington DC trip featuring Sherwin and Pam Linton and The Cotton Kings with a “Tribute Show to Johnny Cash” and other classic country favorites. The event is at the Falls Ballroom in Little Falls with doors opening at 5:30pm with show starting at 6:30pm. Tickets will be sold at the door for $40. The ballroom stated there will also be a bake sale and other items and special guest bartender Father Ben of the Tri-Parish. Again ths is a fundraiser for Mary of Lourdes in Little Falls so please come and enjoy the music and help out the kids on their trip.

--Another event on Sunday is the Morrison County Chaplaincy Pizza Party at the Little Falls VFW Sunday from 11am-1pm. Anyone who is hungry is welcome to come and enjoy pizza and soda. There will also be opportunities to drop off coats for their coat drive (they ask if used to be cleaned), canned and other non perishable foods items for the food shelf, you can also help donate to the Morrison County Chaplaincy Program and find out more from Gregg Valentine at the event Sunday. There will also be a Christmas style concert with TJ Stang at the event on Sunday at the Little Falls VFW.

--Today is considered Black Friday a day when stores get into the black for sales on the year. However with the pandemic many stores went to all month or longer sales and online sales instead. Some businesses will be open early today with sales for those to come and shop and officially (though many started a while ago) kick off the holiday shopping season. Saturday is Small Business Saturday and a day to shop our local businesses in the area and help them during these trying times a great opportunity to shop local in the area.

--The Morrison County Sheriff's Office would like to remind the public about the dangers of thin ice. Sheriff Shawn Larsen stated that there is currently, no ice in this area that his office feels is safe enough to venture out on. They would like to emphasize that you can't judge the ice by it's appearance and there is no such thing as 100 percent safe ice. Please use good judgement and don't put your life and our emergency responders lives in jeopardy.

--The St. Cloud fire department responded to a house fire early Wednesday morning. Just after 3am, a fire was reported at 1022 13th Avenue Southeast. Units arrived to find a fire in the upper level of the home. The damage is estimated at about $78,000. Five people were displaced and are being helped by the Red Cross. No one was hurt during the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

--A Melrose man was taken to the hospital after rolling his vehicle Monday night. The incident happened just before 6:30pm at the intersection of Upper Valley Road and 260th Avenue in Millwood Township. Authorities say 26-year-old Jose Guadalupe Munoz-Munguia was heading west on Upper Valley Road when he swerved to avoid a deer, went into the ditch and rolled. Munoz-Munguia was taken to Melrose Hospital for further medical evaluation.

--The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that all State Parks and their recreations areas will have free admission today for all to come and enjoy the areas inside all of the state parks.

DEATH NOTICES
--Theresia E. Becker, age 86 of Little Falls formerly of Pierz.

WEATHER
TODAY= becoming partly sunny, breezy in PM, high 31.
TONIGHT= fluries/light snow after midnight, steady temps.
SATURDAY= flurries/light snow early, then sunny & windy, high 36.
SUNDAY= sunny skies early, clouds late day, high 30, low in teens.
MONDAY= mostly cloudy skies, warmer, high 43, low around 31.

SPORTS
HS BHK= Little Falls vs. Orono from TRIA Rink in St. Paul with puck to drop at 3:15pm, pregame at 2:45 today on Q92 WYRQ. Tomorrow Little Falls will face Monticello at the TRIA Rink in St. Paul with a face off at 5:45pm, pregame 5:15pm on Q92 WYRQ both games will also be streamed live on fallsradio.com.
COL FB= Gophers vs. Wisconsin in the regular season finale, Gophers still have an outside chance of winning the west conference but need a lot of help and a win. Saturday pregame at 1pm, kickoff is scheduled for 3pm on AM960 KLTF and fallsradio.com.
NFL= Vikings (5-5) travel to San Francisco 49ers (5-5) on Sunday afternoon with kickoff just after 3pm live on AM960 KLTF. Also Green Bay will take on LA Rams Sunday at 3:25pm.
NFL= from Thanksgiving: Chicago wins over Detroit 16-14 keeping Lions winless. Las Vegas Raiders oust Dallas in overtime 36-33 while Buffalo wins last night over New Orleans 31-6 in the NFL.

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