• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
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    • Valley Sales of Hutchinson
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Glenwood State Bank Real Estate
  • Darwin to celebrate legendary ‘doghouse home run’+

    John Anderson (in a 1966 photo) holds the baseball he pitched to Bud Chastek, who hit it into the dog house for a...

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    Looking back at the 4-H years+

    The flyer reads “Wanted: Former 4-H’ers.” There are a lot of you out there. You know who you are. In fact, 4-H very likely...

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    Helping kids hear in Kabul+

    Mary Baumgarten, of Buffalo Lake, fits a girl in Kabul with a hearing aid. Contributed photo Mary Baumgarten, who lives in Buffalo Lake and...

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    Leaving a lasting mark+

    Monticello woman worked with children in Ecuador for close to 40 years Lois Hultberg, who hopes to substitute at each one of the...

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    Softball on the farm+

    Rachel’s dad playing softball on the farm. Contributed photo Home plate was the bald spot on the lawn, in front of the old wood...

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    A loud and clear solution+

    Appleton man is advocate for cochlear implants Craig Johnson of Appleton was deaf in one ear with some hearing loss in the other. He...

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    Helping butterflies spread their wings+

    MaryAnn Oakland, of Clarkfield, has introduced thousands of Monarch butterflies in the wild over the years. Her love for butterflies dates back to...

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    Eagle Bank expands reach, services+

    Ralph Gaffaney, vice president, talks with a customer about different loan options. Photo by Jim Palmer. “Seeing you into the Future.” That’s the mission of...

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    Coping, living with early onset Alzheimer’s+

    Actress Julianne Moore and film crew members presented Sandy Oltz with a birthday cake on set for her 50th birthday. Photo contributed by...

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    In Your Garden: Garden monsters+

         Petunia has had it with her present flower bed. She has weeded and weeded and still those darn weeds pop up...

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    Popularity of low-impact, good-exercise sport growing in Mankato area A pickleball court is much smaller than a tennis court but still gives participants a...

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