Full Paper Now Available Electronically

March 26, 2020
Examine a paper full of good news, now online. We have five editions covering different areas of the state. You can read them all and see what you’ve been missing. Lindbergh Edition covers areas around Brainerd, Little Falls and St. ...

SPECIAL PRICE on subscriptions through April 15

March 1, 2020
SPECIAL PRICE on subscriptions through April 15, 2020. Please note: If you are interested in purchasing a 1 Year Subscription to more than one edition of the Sr. Perspective, please call our office at 320-334-3344 for special pricing. Get a ...

Smelling roses

March 1, 2020
Granite Falls man played for Gophers in Rose Bowl in ‘61 A late-season loss to Wisconsin knocked the Minnesota Gophers football team out of a chance to play in this year’s Rose Bowl, which would have ended a 58-year drought. ...

Boomer’s Journal: Old talking points

March 1, 2020
One of my mother’s favorite expressions for denoting surprise, shock, disbelief, humor or concern was “Holy-moly.” Well, actually, she used that talking point for pretty much everything. I can still hear her saying it. It got me thinking. There are ...

Still revving engines

March 1, 2020
Rose City classic car enthusiast looks back at lifetime in the garage, 50 years in Vintage Car Club If you’ve ever been to tiny Rose City in Douglas County, you’ve probably been by the Rosell place. It’s the well kept ...

Music maker

March 1, 2020
Brainerd man has been making stringed instruments for more than 50 years Any violin student of Arnie Anderson’s, or anyone who has ever purchased a musical instrument which he made, is unlikely to believe that Arnie never even touched a ...

Living life to its fullest

March 1, 2020
George Cunningham loves retirement, but his wife, Cheryl, said it makes her a little antsy. She has been a go-getter her entire life. The Ashby area resident has taught at Eskimo village schools in Alaska. While there, she survived a ...

A sensible approach to weight loss

March 1, 2020
The majority of individuals attempting to shed a few unwanted pounds are of the understanding that eating less means losing more. But it’s not that simple. Or that healthy. “What we see are people eating less and less and eventually ...

‘I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else’

March 1, 2020
“We’re spoiled here, but we sure don’t mind,” laughed Alice Swanson, a resident of Cokato Charitable Trust for the past eight years. “They all treat us so wonderful here. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.” Cokato Charitable Trust is ...

My parents’ wild wedding

March 1, 2020
It was a beautiful day in April. It was to be their wedding day. The wedding was to take place in Alton Hollenbeck’s hometown of Bainbridge, New York.  The only problem was that the groom was stranded in Texas by ...

Visiting Vietnam… my own daring adventure

March 1, 2020
For the past year I have been writing about daring adventures that other people have gone on. I have met and interviewed people who traveled the world (Antarctica, Guatemala, Egypt, Africa, Mexico, Central America, India and Nepal). Listening to their ...

March Reader Photo Gallery

March 1, 2020
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What is a senior?

March 1, 2020
During the first 54 years of my life, I never really had one serious discussion with myself about the question, what’s a senior?  Like so many other “baby boomers,” I was just too busy to waste time thinking about a ...

DNR: EagleCam 2020 First Egg Hatching

March 1, 2020
Enjoy this video that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sharing of the first egg hatching for the 2020 season. More information about the eagles is available on the DNR website. ...

Pope Co. Expo is family friendly, free!

March 1, 2020
‘There is something for everyone’ The Pope County Expo is returning on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to the Minnewaska Area High School near Glenwood. This is the 10th annual Pope County Expo, one of the largest free ...

Things I Have Learned: She chose wisely

March 1, 2020
Today’s wisdom: “You have chosen wisely.” – The Grail Knight in Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade A while back a young gal had a bad accident. She had fallen out of a moving boat and gotten her leg entangled ...

My Perspective: Our first date

March 1, 2020
Everyone has big life milestones along the way — big birthdays, big wedding anniversaries, big work anniversaries and so on. A few weeks ago, on Valentine’s Day, I got a chance celebrate a “softer” milestone with my wife, Karna. On ...