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June 3, 2020
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Clean, comfortable, friendly rides

June 1, 2020
‘We take them anywhere they need to go for an appointment’ Whenever someone patronizes a business, they want to be treated with courtesy and they want that business to be sanitary. And that’s why Eric LaBraaten stresses that those two ...

‘I got my chance’

June 1, 2020
St. Cloud man recalls tryout for the Twins Lon Enerson was excited to learn he’d made the Minnesota Twins’ baseball team second day tryout. “I could hardly sleep the night before. Everything I had worked for and dreamed of was ...

Traditional country on 98.5 FM

June 1, 2020
Alex native, Nashville artist Connie Lee brings K-Lakes Country to the Alexandria lakes area If you like traditional country music and you live in the Alexandria lakes area, there is a new option for you on 98.5 FM. KLKX-FM, more ...

Family’s deadly day in the Dakota Conflict

June 1, 2020
Had Evan Jones not made the correct snap decision during the Dakota War of 1862, his great grandson Dennis Miller would not be here today to share his story. While perusing through extensive family journals and other materials, Dennis, who ...

Playing with dolls

June 1, 2020
Women of all ages enjoy displaying, collecting dolls of all shapes, sizes Dolls are not just toys for little girls. There are many Minnesota women who collect dolls, form clubs with other doll collectors and attend doll shows. They look ...

An ‘unbelievable’ car reunion

June 1, 2020
Fargo man reunited with car after 45 years Roger Monson is a car guy. He’s a member of the Valley Vintage Car Club in Fargo-Moorhead. He understands that every car, like every person, has a story.  There’s one car story ...

Things I Have Learned: Looking forward to next adventure

June 1, 2020
Today’s Wisdom: I have discovered that the people who believe most strongly in the next life do the most good in the present one. C. S. Lewis I had a brief conversation with a friend who was walking past our ...

Park built by ideas, passionate volunteers

June 1, 2020
God’s Acres offers both recreation and reflection Marlys Baumann calls God’s Acres a diamond in the rough. The 30-acre park is located in central Otter Tail County north of Battle Lake by the village of Amor. It is adjacent to ...

Northern Days Gone By: Our family scoundrel?

June 1, 2020
I often studied this photo when visiting my grandparent’s home. Does he look like a nasty man? My grandmother is the tallest girl standing next to him. This man is her grandfather. I regularly viewed this photo, asking myself, does ...

Ask the Expert: Should I be concerned about a growth on my eyelid?

June 1, 2020
Answers by Mitchell Gossman, MD, an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud Should I be concerned about a growth on an eyelid? The medical term for any abnormal tissue growth, wherever it may be on ...

‘Best day of my week’

June 1, 2020
Choir brings caregivers, volunteers and those with memory loss together On a Thursday morning at 10 a.m., the Singing Hills Chorus meets for choir practice. Musical director Kristen Ziemke leads the warmup, which starts after a liberal social time that ...

June Reader Photo Gallery

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‘He knew he wasn’t coming home’

May 29, 2020
It has been a half century since U.S. troops battled the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army in South Vietnam, but the memory of fallen servicemen remains alive with family members. One such family is that of Larry ...

Tracing family’s military history

May 29, 2020
When Christoph Lasamann came to America in about 1840, he had had enough of war. He planned for his son to never experience what he had experienced following Napolean’s campaign to engage and defeat the Russians. However, Christoph’s son, Charles, ...

Appleton’s citywide tribute

May 29, 2020
Community honors fallen soldiers at every corner During World War II, the community of Appleton saw 29 of its service men fall in battle; an inordinate number for a town of just under 2,000 people nestled within the prairie of ...

May Papers Available Electronically

May 1, 2020
Good News… for Good Folks in Minnesota and beyond.
The May papers are ready to view online. Tell your friends. Lindbergh Edition
Areas surrounding Brainerd, Little Falls and St. Cloud. Prairie Edition
Areas surrounding Marshall, Redwood Falls and Willmar. River ...