It seems like the sort of booklet you might pick up at the state fair, or if you wrote to St Paul for information about possible farming opportunities in Minnesota. There's nothing negative in it, of course, and quite a bit of hyperbole ☺. The cool thing, tho, is their lists of businesses in each town. Here's Buckman, Pierz, Royalton and Little Rock:
(I think the "public school" was on the west end of town. Pretty sure I've seen a plat map with a schoolhouse there...Anon?)
Naturally, most of the booklet centers around Little Falls:
And, wow--look at the original name of Pine Grove Park !