Josie Vinar at her 100th birthday party in 
December (right) as well as a photo of her 
as a young country school teacher (left). Contributed photo

Renville woman celebrated 100 years

February 1, 2017
Lots of family, friends and residents helped Josie Vinar celebrate her 100th birthday at a party on Dec. 17, 2016 at Meadows on Main of Renville.
Josie Vinar as a young country school teacher. Contributed photo
Josie was born in ...

Still tent camping at age 100

August 29, 2013
To say that Ansis “Paka” Vilcins is a “regular” at Lake Carlos State Park would be a grand understatement. Paka first brought his family to the park, located north of Alexandria on Lake Carlos, in the 1960s. Since then he ...