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  • A coach, a player and a special bond+

    Sixty two years after playing on the first Walnut Grove basketball team to advance to the state tournament, a player and his coach are...

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    Ask the Expert: Communicating with a hearing impairment+

    Answers by Kristen Dargay, Au.D., CCC-A, clinical audiologist Question: What is the best way to communicate with someone who is hearing impaired? Communication with a...

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    Things I Have Learned: Give us Elvis+

    Today’s Wisdom: When you start recognizing that you’re having fun, life can be delightful. Jane Birkin My wife and I recently stopped in at a...

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    April Reader Photo Gallery+

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    Nonprofits partner to form Partnership++

    Nelson Wellness Center and YMCA align wellness programming in Alexandria Participants enjoying a yoga class at the Alexandria Area YMCA. Contributed photo Physical exercise provides many...

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    ‘Mrs. C’ has strong MN ties+

    Actress Marion Ross grew up in Waconia, Willmar and Albert Lea  Few people realize that longtime actress Marion Ross enjoyed many Happy Days while...

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    A permanent fix for acid reflux+

    Tri-County Health Care in Wadena is one of only nine medical facilities in the state that offers the LINX Reflux Management procedure. One of...

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    Personalized care for your loved ones+

    Linds have added third funeral home, second generation Lind Family Funeral and Cremation Services, with locations in Alexandria, Parkers Prairie and Miltona, are run by...

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    Playing with some of the all time greats+

    Little did he know at the time, but Albany resident Elmer Kohorst of Albany was rubbing elbows with some of the greatest players in...

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    Ask the Expert: Am I eligible for occupational therapy?+

    Answers provided by Emily Guggenberger, COTA-L (licensed certified occupational therapy assistant) What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across their...

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    Ask the Expert: What can be done about dry eyes?+

    Answers provided by Dr. Mitchell Gossman, M.D., ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud What can I do for my dry eyes? ...

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    A natural approach to weight loss+

    It’s not often that friends agree on the best way to lose weight, but these three doctors are all passionate about the Activate Metabolics...

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    Making a difference+

    Mankato woman has been doing good, speaking out since she was a young At age 75, Diane Norland continues a lifetime tradition of speaking out...

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    French connection+

    Old suitcase held clues for woman’s family history Family stories are powerful motivators. For Judy Breiter, of Long Prairie, the stories were accompanied by...

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    Life is a Daring Adventure: A long, difficult journey to priesthood+

    Ugandan man currently serving ‘on loan’ at area church Let’s imagine what life might be like in a rural area, without electricity and running...

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    A Blonde’s Perspective: A week away from winter+

    Heat turned down – check! All lights are off – check! Stove and oven are off – check! Plants watered – check! Mail delivery...

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    Artistic ‘chicken scratches’+

    Joann Knapp of Detroit Lakes stands in front of some of her framed drawings at the Holmes Art Center. Knapp sketched the drawings during...

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