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  • Country Views: Old novel tugs at the adventurous boy in me+

    Paperback edition of Riders of the Purple Sage. I recently finished reading Zane Grey’s 1912 novel Riders of the Purple Sage. I don’t normally...

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    Blind chaplain thankful, lives each day to its fullest+

    Chaplain Lee Casey waterskis on Whipple Lake near Baxter in mid-July. Casey is blind, but that has not stopped him from doing many...

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    Artist has colorful résumé+

    Peter Lodoen painting Grant Wood’s 1930 portrait called American Gothic. Photo by Bill Vossler What do you call a man whose portraits of Pope...

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    From Where I Sit: Summer as a child was the best+

    Ice cream, dances, beaches and drive-ins filled our days Have you stopped to think about where would you could find a good outdoor movie...

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    Reeling in good health+

    LGF seeing first hand the benefits of a boat ride Smiles are common on Let’s Go Fishing boats. The non-profit organization has helped thousands...

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    Holy buckets!+

    Browerville man plants entire vegetable garden in 5-gallon buckets Ken Hovet, of rural Browerville, stands next to the watering system that supplies his bucket...

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    My Perspective: Two pigs join Palmer family+

    Noah and his two blue ribbon pigs at the Pope County Fair in Glenwood. Photo by Jim Palmer After years in Cub Scouts our...

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    Campbell headlines Expo for Seniors+

    Wife of Glen Campbell will talk about their life after husband’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis Kim Campbell will talk about how life changed after her...

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    In search of special family altar paintings+

    Elaine Ask and her husband, Peter, visited Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Barrett for the church’s altar artwork. The painting, created by Elaine’s...

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    Berlinger a ‘go-getter’ at age 95+

    Mary Berlinger works on her garden in Clinton. Berlinger turns 95 this year but continues to remain very active. Photo by...

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    Country school on the move… again+

    Occasionally, a country school building will be moved. Mark Schwanebeck recently gifted a country school house which has been in his family...

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    Shop is still open+

    Hutchinson woman takes over tools after husband passes away Deb Thorpe uses a drill on a bench she is making. Thorpe has...

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