Old school memories revisited

June 29, 2017
St. Cloud man reconnects with one-room schoolhouse teacher after 65 years
LaVerna (Noland) Birkland, who taught in old School District #67 near Willmar, and one of her students, Bob Erickson, of St. Cloud. The two are standing by a tree
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Photo Gallery: July Photos

June 27, 2017
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A different way to walk

June 27, 2017
Nordic walking has long list of health benefits, including some relief for those with Parkinson’s 
Linda Lemke (white shorts) became a nordic walking instructor and began teaching introductory classes, leading weekly walking groups and presenting nordic walking to businesses in
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Rolling across the U.S.

June 26, 2017
Mankato bowler has competed in national tournaments for five decades
John Lamm holds his bowling ball before rolling a few frames at the Wow Zone alley in Mankato. He’s knocked down over 83,000 pins in 50 years of bowling at
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Preserving graffiti

June 1, 2017
Historic Hutchinson, with the help of McLeod County Historic Partnership Director Monica Wehler, is on a mission to preserve the graffiti history of the Great Northern Railroad depot in Hutchinson. Historic Hutchinson was formed in 1999 and has been saving ...

Hector woman celebrated 80th Mother’s Day

June 1, 2017
She was first ‘Victory Girl,’ has 210 descendants (and counting) Faye Victory (Schiebel) Hauer, 98, could be entered into many record books. A couple to note are her middle name of Victory and also the number of descendants she currently ...

Photo Gallery: June Photos

June 1, 2017
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Planning a strong financial future

June 1, 2017
Juul helps clients find the right pathway to a successful retirement Regardless of a person’s financial goals, achieving them requires preparation. Carol Juul, FIC, CLTC, a financial associate with Thrivent Financial, helps people reach their goals. Juul works with clients ...

‘Everyone has been so great here’

June 1, 2017
Brookside Senior Living to open this fall, expand its services
Residents enjoy activities several times during the school year with students from a local elementary school.
Contributed photo
Residents at Augustana Care’s Brookside Senior Living in Montevideo have been watching ...

My Perspective: This fad, too, shall pass

June 1, 2017
If you have spent any time around a teenager in the last six months, you have probably seen fidget spinners. They have been popping up all over the place in recent weeks and months. After resisting for a few months, ...

Love for leather

June 1, 2017
Dan Markell holds a little cylinder case he made while in the U.S. Army. It was the first thing he made from leather. Photo by Scott Thoma
Green Valley man started leather crafting while in the service Looking for something ...