The art of rug weaving

March 27, 2014
In the 51 years Joanne Flom has taught community education classes, she’s continued to use a 25-letter alphabet. The Perham woman omits the letter ‘t.’ “When they ask why I left it out, I tell them we will start with ...

Living hungry, in fear

March 27, 2014
Minnesota woman endured life in war-torn Germany Memories of hunger’s ache don’t go away. Even after 70 years, Elisabeth von Berrinberg thinks about her family’s daily struggle to put food on the table during the war years in Germany. “The ...

Good for the soul

March 27, 2014
Clearwater Community Choir ‘carrying a tune’ since 2006 “Singing is good for the soul!” exclaimed Carol Mason, noting that “you have a wonderful feeling when you’re singing.” Carol’s face lights up as she talks about singing. “Singing is joyful!” she ...

My pride and joy, 1957 Lincoln

March 27, 2014
With the 2014 models now in dealer showrooms, my pride and joy ‘57 Lincoln Premiere Coupe is now 57 years old. The 80,000-mile car is still wearing most of the Desert Buff and Sand factory paint. The previous owner refinished ...

A spring tradition

March 27, 2014
Friends attending 40th home opener together this month When Steve Ellingboe’s son, Erik, was playing high school baseball for Willmar a few years ago, the youngster asked his coach if it would be possible to skip practice the next day. ...

70 years together

March 27, 2014
‘He picked me up and asked me to marry him’ As you read this story, you are probably thinking, I read this story in the March edition of the Sr. Perspective. Yes, there was another story about a couple who ...

Special deliveries

March 27, 2014
Compassion of country doctor still being felt 26 years after his death It’s not hard to find someone in Annandale and the towns and country around it who came into the world with a helping hand from “Doc Bendix.” Dr. ...

Speeding up in his retirement years

March 27, 2014
John King has just finished another ski race season. He brought home some medals, too. He competes in the 65-69 age categories, or 60-70, in smaller venues. John’s first skis came from an Army surplus store in Virginia, Minn. That ...

Annual church play growing in size, impact

March 27, 2014
“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  That is a question that one often dwells on in youth. For Jane Keppers,  Religious Education coordinator and director of a play entitled Journey with Jesus to Calvary,  she admits ...

DNR EagleCam now with babies

March 27, 2014
America’s national bird, the bald eagle, is about to become a regular visitor in homes, offices and classrooms across the state, thanks to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ nongame wildlife program and the citizens who donate to it, either ...