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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

‘Little Shadow Catchers’

March 1, 2020
The exciting, dangerous life of photographers of the Old West, including one with ties to Fargo and Moorhead Photographer David Barry was holding a glass-plate negative up to the light one day in 1881 when the door to his portable ...

Collecting equipment, both big and small

March 1, 2020
Collector inherited some of his construction models from his grandfather When Brian Mathiowetz was a boy, he was not allowed to play with the model construction equipment his grandfather, Martin Mathiowetz, kept in a locked cabinet. Brian’s grandfather had begun ...

Talamore now open for residents

February 1, 2020
‘We want it to be a comfortable place for the residents to live and enjoy’ Talamore Senior Living, a modern facility that opened on Feb. 1 in St. Cloud, is designed to “enrich the rhythms of our resident’s lives by ...

The strongest kind of love

February 1, 2020
Christmas is behind us. A new year has begun and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. A day to celebrate hearts a flutter, reward our love with candy, flowers and maybe even jewelry. No gifts of socks or underwear on this ...

Reflecting on the last 100 years

February 1, 2020
One question Eugene “Gene” Nelson of Little Falls has been asked steadily is what his secret is to living a long life. After all, he just turned 100 on Nov. 9, 2019. “I don’t know. Be with people and be ...

A grand hike

February 1, 2020
Glenwood trio hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon It’s estimated that over 6 million people visit Grand Canyon National Park each year, but only one percent of them ever travel to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Three ...

Becoming Honest Abe

February 1, 2020
Teacher fulfills lifelong interest in Abraham Lincoln as costumed interpreter Bryce Stenzel points out that at age 52, he’s the age Abraham Lincoln was when he ran for president in 1860. Bryce has no intention of running for the office ...

Ask the Expert: What is a retinal detachment?

February 1, 2020
Answers by Mitchell Gossman, MD, an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud What is a retinal detachment? First some background of how the eye works. The eye is much like a camera. Light enters the ...