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  • Time Passages: The birthdays of presidents+

    Later this month we’ll observe President’s Day, which is generally associated with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln since their birthdays are so close...

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    Our recipe: respect, trust, humor+

    Hutchinson couple celebrates 71 years of marriage If you could sum up 71 years of marriage, John and June Lyman, of Hutchinson probably would...

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    Mother, daughter take ‘terrifying’ journey together+

    Wendy Erlandson loves to sing. Wendy Erlandson and her mom, Myrna Hanson, were both diagnosed with cancer within a few days of each other...

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    Things I have learned: Lost in the crowd+

    Today’s Wisdom: Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. Rollo May Here was the perfect community connection setting, yet...

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    Helping animals, around the clock+

    Karla Dixon, of Annandale, works at a veterinary clinic in town. She is often the first person you see when you walk in or...

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    ‘My value is in my advice’+

    Most people know about 10 Real Estate Agents. But which one should you pick? Do you pick the one who is your friend? Do...

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    Wadena man to be inducted into boxing hall of fame+

    Bob Tubandt is headed for one of the biggest honors of his long boxing career. The 73-year-old Wadena man will be inducted into the...

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    Publishing books that matter+

    North Star Press helps potential authors bring their stories to life Many times a compelling idea for a book gets locked up in our...

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    Making a difference… every day+

    It would be impossible to count the number of lives that have been impacted by Patsy Magelssen, of Waite Park, over the years. Her...

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    My Perspective: Opportunity knocked… and I answered+

    Old Times, an antiques newspaper, joins our stable of publications There are times when opportunity has knocked, and...

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    ‘I just kept doing my job’+

    Springfield editor has been a fixture at newspaper for 60 years Doris Weber interviews someone outside the Advance-Press office in Springfield. Weber has been...

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    Boomers Journal: A Drawer Full of …+

    In the early 1960s, more S&H Green Stamps were printed annually than postage stamps. Contributed photo Every kitchen has one…that notorious junk drawer filled...

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    New museum opens in Dawson+

    Community project fueled by local hunter Dennis and Ruby Anderson and their daughter, Cheryl, in the Safari Room at the Dawson Bank Museum. Contributed...

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    A love for learning+

    St. Cloud man attends college classes partly to ‘make up for the screwing around’ he did in his younger years Bruce Rowan reading one...

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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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    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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