• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
  • Advertisers - Set 2

    • Glenwood State Bank Real Estate
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Legacy Golden Horizons
  • A road ‘from pine to palm’+

    My family connection to the Jefferson Highway project  If you have never heard of or read any of the articles about the Jefferson Highway you...

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    February Reader Photo Gallery+

    Some early birds, waiting for warmer weather. Sent in by St. Cloud resident James Wolter. A glimpse of activity from the Reconciliation Ceremony...

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    Things I Have Learned: What are we saving the china for?+

    Today’s Wisdom: Good attitudes are like fine china. They are nice to have but pointless unless used. Travis Hedrick My wife and I recently went...

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    Evolving campus life+

    As SCSU celebrates 150 years, history department examines changes to student life on campus  Saint Cloud State University (SCSU) turns 150 years old in 2019...

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    Popular landmark oasis capped+

    Dickinson Spring served the area for nearly a century  Drivers cruising by a spot along Highway 55 near Buffalo these days can’t tell from the looks...

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    Is your farm truly protected?+

    A lot goes into owning and operating a successful farm. No matter the size, there are risks – some more substantial than others. It’s...

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    Lending a helping nose+

    Bob and Sandie Bruins, of Silver Lake, saw a need for more search-and-rescue dogs and the volunteers to work with them. They decided to...

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    Making an impression, and history+

    Edith Kelly, of Alexandria, didn’t think so much about becoming “the first woman” Douglas County commissioner when she ran, door-knocked, and was elected to...

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    Just a Kid at Heart: Battling age — shear power+

    When did it all change? To my generation “spam” was an inexpensive sandwich meat; now it’s unwanted e-mails. To my generation a “curser” was someone...

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    From Where I Sit: My funny valentine+

    Back in the 1950s, my grade school classmates at Glenwood, Minnesota. would spend several days in February constructing memorable valentine boxes crafted from toss-away...

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    It’s ice harvest season+

    Friends have been cutting ice, building castles since ‘87 One by one, the mammoth blocks of crystal-clear ice slide off the conveyor of an antiquated...

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    Life is a Daring Adventure: Today is the day+

    Moorhead woman celebrated 80th birthday free falling from 10,000 feet  Joanne Reitan, of Moorhead, woke up early on May 20, 2018, seven days before her...

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    Boomer’s Journal: The yard light+

    I have always taken electricity for granted. When mom and dad would reminisce about the old days of the kerosene lantern, I could only...

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    Farm boy and his toys+

    Eagle Bend man has enormous toy tractor collection Years ago, a vintage toy tractor caught Marvin Hernwall’s eye one Christmas. His life hasn’t been the...

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    Life is a daring adventure+

    Have you or someone you know had a daring adventure? Tell us your story “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.  Security does not...

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    Boomer’s Journal: A night of cards+

    The long, cold winter months usually meant some welcome nights of the only card game mom and dad played: whist.* Card parties were my...

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