‘I pride myself on customer service’

March 1, 2017
Buying? Selling? Rolf can be your personal guide
Tammy Rolf is passionate about helping people buy and sell their homes. “It’s very rewarding to see how happy they are when they get their house sold and move into their dream
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Something for everyone (and free, too)

March 1, 2017
Pope County Community Expo set for April 8 at Minnewaska Area High School
The Minnewaska High School gymnasium and
commons area will be filled with booths representing a wide range of businesses in the area. Contributed photo
Thousands of people ...

Things I Have Learned: Hoarding something of value

March 1, 2017
Today’s Wisdom: “I can amass countless fortunes and yet stand with empty hands.” Craig Lounsbrough Like most folks I am fascinated by the television shows exploring the living arrangements of hoarders. While I understand there is an element of mental ...

Photo Gallery: March Reader Photos

March 1, 2017
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‘We take the stress out of moving’

March 1, 2017
Packing up your belongings and moving to a new location can be one of the most mentally and physically exhausting times in a person’s life.
Lance Cruckson (left) and Jord Turner (right) of All Mighty Movers carefully move a piece
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Independent living, with big perks

March 1, 2017
Ridgewood Villa recently completed expansion and renovation project
Ridgewood Villa is a 59-apartment independent living facility in Glenwood. Pictured above is the front entrance. Down the hallway to the left is the Glacial Ridge Wellness Center. To the right is
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Living a dream, in the ‘wild blue yonder’

March 1, 2017
Dassel man flew in WWII, Korean,Vietnam wars Since he was 12 years old, Ken Skalberg, of Dassel, had a dream to one day fly to “the wild blue yonder.”
Ken Skalberg entered the Army Air Corps in November 1942. He
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Wild turkey resurgence continues

March 1, 2017
It was the middle of May 2016, prime turkey-hunting season in Minnesota.  Kevin Roth was sitting in a field across the road from the Sauk River near St. Martin, trying to attract the male “tom” turkeys with his hen call. ...

Mowing the roof?

March 1, 2017
Couple’s earth home was perfect retirement plan
Wide, long windows face the home’s south end bringing in plenty of natural light. The home is so well lit by the sun, that little if any artificial light is needed during the
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Teacher spent summers as smokejumper

March 1, 2017
Redwood Falls man fought fires out West 11 summers
Jim Darr at his home in Redwood Falls, wearing a 75th Smokejumpers reunion cap of. Photo by Scott Thoma
When summers roll around, the majority of school teachers utilize their time ...

Living down south

March 1, 2017
New London man spends year at the South Pole
Jais Gossman, of New London, landed in the South Pole in November 2013. He spent about a year at the Amundson-Scott South Pole Station. Contributed photo
“It was like landing on ...