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  • Compassion, courage and a true leader+

    New Ulm native earned Medal of Honor From the boy who grew up on a farm near New Ulm to the jungles of the Philippines...

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    Group working to protect, serve those who came before us+

    When the Civil War came to an end 150 years ago many of our Minnesota veteran-heroes did not come home. The war, fought...

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    Living life with passion+

    Just because we retire from our job, doesn’t mean we have to stop doing all the other things we’ve grown to love. Lee Morgan certainly...

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    Polka legend in 70th year+

    Eighteen-year-old Florian Chmielewski played his first gig in 1945, at a Sturgeon Lake neighbor’s wedding dance.  He had been playing the accordion for...

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    A first hand look at foster parenting, from both sides+

    Terry Frilstad had children of her own before she ever decided to become a foster parent. Parenthood can be challenging at any level, but...

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    The great haircut+

    Between the Northern Pacific and Great Northern railroads in downtown Hinckley was Main Street. It was where many railroaderes and passengers did a...

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    Working to keep seniors ‘strong, flexible and fit’+

    Sally Green is no pushover. The senior citizen can do pushups and a lot more as a certified coach and personal trainer, and as...

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    Passion for woodworking strong at 94+

    At age 94, Bill Scherer of Hutchinson has 75 years experience doing furniture repair, refinishing, antique restoration and caning. He loves doing woodworking...

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    Popular popcorn stand dates back to 1922+

    There’s a popcorn stand on the corner of 7th Avenue and Prentice Street in Granite Falls that opened its doors in 1922 and...

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    ‘This place is just perfect for us’+

    Independence Place offers independent living in a senior housing cooperative  Wayne and Delores Hebrink enjoyed the investment of owning their own home. But as...

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    Competitive spirit runs in the family+

    When Rachael, Rebecca and Saul Ellering were students in Melrose, they had no pets in the usual sense. But they had plenty of...

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