• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
  • Advertisers - Set 2

    • Valley View Assisted Living
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Harris Communications – Hearing Loss Technology
  • Uplifting art+

    Melrose woman makes bowls from charred pews; gives back to church Gail Schlicht shapes a piece of wood in her shop in Melrose. Schlicht...

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    Feathers are his canvas+

    Self-taught Waseca artist makes unique creations Little did Dean Dykema, of Waseca, know that picking up a wing feather from a goose would result...

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    Providing affordable hearing loss solutions for 35 years+

    Everything you need for hearing loss Harris Communications has you covered – at a price you can afford. www.harriscomm.com Based in Eden...

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    Northern Days Gone By: Clinkers couldn’t corrupt our sledding+

    An elderly lady was seen lugging a bucket of clinkers down her stairs to the sidewalk. She tossed the clinkers onto the sidewalk and then...

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    Boomer’s Journal: Sixty years ago+

    Sixty years ago on Jan. 1, 1958, my family watched the Rose Bowl parade and the Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl on TV. Not...

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    Program offers ‘life-altering’ mental health resources+

    Residents of central Minnesota facing mental health challenges should know that help is one quick phone call away, thanks to a project that began...

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    In the trenches+

    Cottonwood man recounts his brutal days in Korea Denis Matthys (on left) rests with fellow soldier, Jesse Martinez, in front of the bunker, which...

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    Time Passages: The scariest sign of all+

    No matter where you go or look there is a sign telling you what to do or not do. Think about it.  There are signs...

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    A century of stories+

    Elsa Young is a storyteller with a sense of humor, has a great memory, is a gifted mother who went through some very tough...

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    A life story, penned in his final days+

    Gordon Ekberg, of Herman, always wanted to write a book.  Gordon and Gay Ekberg, pictured in the summer of 2016. The two raised...

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    Cherished gifts received by WW I soldiers+

    It was a rough Christmas for Thomas Bass in 1917: The Kentucky man, who’d enlisted in the Army in August of that year,  was...

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    A gift from Springfield+

    Community has been offering free Christmas pageant for 32 years When Crystal and Nick Dauer portrayed Mary and Joseph in the annual Springfield Live...

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    Medicare simplified+

    MN Medicare Advisors helps seniors enroll in the Part D plan that is right for them This time of year, seniors are inundated with...

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    Trip to Vietnam brings big change in perception+

    Having served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, Jerry Goedderz, of Royalton, had decades-long ideas and opinions about the country based on...

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    Spicer man’s adventure-packed life+

    From hunting big game in Alaska to shivering in a fox hole in South Korea, to an airplane crash, Vern Thorstad, of Spicer, has...

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