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  • Protecting America+

    Man kept close eye on aimed missiles hidden on the SD prairie Dave Strutz, of St. Cloud, was not keen about having to...

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    A life woven into textiles+

    After years of teaching, she now lends textile talents to BECHS From writing detailed descriptions of vintage purses and shoes for the local historical society...

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    Woods & Water: Gift of the pileated+

    The first gift of the pileated woodpecker was offered to me one morning as I was seeking alone time from Easter visitors. I sneaked...

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    Twirling since the 1980s+

    Square dancing groups attract members of all ages, all skill levels The Jolly Twirlers, a Willmar area square dancing club, has been providing a social...

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    Fiddling around+

    Erhard man learned to play instrument later in life  It was certainly not encouragement that led Dennis Bauman to take up the fiddle at age...

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    Called to serve… in retirement+

    Clotho woman is a pastor to three congregations When Kali Christensen of rural Eagle Bend retired from her position as a Child Protective Services...

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    My Perspective: Growth in ‘19… looking forward to ‘20+

    I would like to wish each and everyone reading this a happy new year. Like most businesses, this is the time of year when...

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    Things I Have Learned: Our trips through the weeds+

    Today’s Wisdom: “Most of our unhappiness and emotional struggles are caused by the lies we tell ourselves… until we identify our lies and replace...

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    Full steam ahead+

    Champlin lawyer grew up in steam family You might say that Anne Wetter Zimmerman of Champlin has a lifetime membership in the steam traction engine...

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    Volunteering in the frigid backwoods+

    Richmond woman volunteers at annual sled dog race In January, visitors are welcome to observe and enjoy the annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon,...

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    Teaching the Word through puppets+

    Dawson man reflects on his years as a pastor, ventriloquist About to turn 91 years old in late December, Bruce Rodrick now resides in an...

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    Keep close eye on diabetes, eye disease+

    Answers by Mitchell Gossman, MD, an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud Question: What are the big concerns when...

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    Finding joy in joyrides+

    Mom, caregiver son celebrate time together by going on adventures Joy as defined in the dictionary is “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.” The...

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    The gift of giving+

    Grandma Roers makes homemade gifts for every member of her family Handmade gifts are the only kind of gifts Geneva Roers, of Alexandria, gives her...

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    My Perspective: Could your story truly impact others?+

    When people think of the Senior Perspective, one thing that likely comes to  mind is usually our articles. We have had a wide variety...

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