• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
  • Advertisers - Set 2

    • Valley Sales of Hutchinson
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Glenwood State Bank Real Estate
  • Revisiting, honoring the country school+

    Sibley County group completes special homework assignment If a country school teacher was grading a newly published book: Remembering Country Schools of Sibley County,...

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    Ballrooms, bands and a trusty trombone+

    Local community bands, dance bands and ballrooms were pretty popular things in the thirties, forties and fifties, and one person who played in those...

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    My Perspective: Roller skating still as fun as it ever was+

    Sometimes, when my three boys and I get a weekend day off together, we have a “Palmer Adventure Day.” The title is a...

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    Fill up on quality service, products+

    ‘You feel good the minute you walk in’ at The French Bucket On her wedding day, a nervous bride-to-be entered The French Bucket in...

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    Winter’s first snowfall+

    Because of age and physical condition, I confess that I don’t like snow. It hurts my joints and muscles when I have to move...

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    Nimble fingers, warm heart+

    Marybeth Potts is one prolific knitter. Recently, the Wheaton woman completed 14 hats, two cowls, six pairs of mittens,...

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    A year-long market+

    Online venture designed to connect local producers with local consumers. “Know your farmer. Know your food,” said Joe Luetmer, one of the...

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    A love affair with conifers+

    Nothing is so quintessentially winter in Minnesota as snow on pines. Sharon Quale’s garden, just on the outskirts of Eagle Bend, is a series...

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    Years no barrier for special trio of friends+

    Teenager, seniors develop bond Faces light up when he walks into the room, and for residents of the home, especially the two men he is...

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    Going ‘where no man has gone before’+

    Teacher turned trekkie led successful Star Trek stamp campaign Bill Kraft has done what few have done, and despite the years it took to...

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    How life changed for three sailors after an explosion on the USS Enterprise On the morning of Jan. 14, 1969, off the coast of...

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