A ride in the woods

August 1, 2019
Russell man built ATV trails for public to enjoy Much like a roller coaster ride, the six miles of man-made ATV trails on the west edge of Russell are a thrill.
Gary Thooft points out one of the 12 bluebird
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Ask the Expert: What is glaucoma?

August 1, 2019
Answers provided by Mitchell Gossman, M.D., ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a disease where loss of vision takes place due to damage to the optic nerve, usually starting in the peripheral ...

Vicky’s garden party

August 1, 2019
Morris woman celebrates friendships, raises money at annual garden party People who lovingly tend to gardens also tend to have a loving heart. You can find this in the beauty they create, the way they share the bounty grown there, ...

Catching up with Cyril

August 1, 2019
Spring Hill man left his mark on Minnesota rock and roll scene
This 1963 photo was taken during Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars tour of the East Coast in 1963. (L to R) Dick Clark, Jerry Haacke, Joel Shapiro, Myron
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Carving out a new career

August 1, 2019
Josh Epping admits it was scary leaving his full-time job to pursue a career in art, but the Fergus Falls man is glad he did. “There were enough coincidences in my life that have shown me this is the path ...

‘I couldn’t be any happier’

August 1, 2019
Realife offers quiet, secure cooperative living in St. Cloud
Joking that the regular playing cards are too small to see, some of the residents brought out the giant playing cards for a game. Cards and other games are played often
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Your boiler and in-floor heat experts

August 1, 2019
‘If you have a big problem and you want it fixed right, call these guys.’ If you are having trouble with your current boiler, in-floor heat system or any hydronic system in your home or business, Koegel Plumbing and Heating ...

‘It’s a special place’

August 1, 2019
The Legacy provides assisted living in a residential setting When you build a senior living facility, you know it’s first rate when your own mother lives in it.
Resident, Stella Raasch, and staff member, Sara Hesse, get their hands dirty
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Church bell found after failed theft

August 1, 2019
Shared with Sr. Perspective by Tri-County News It was a little after 4 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, June 29, when there was a disturbance on Hazel Avenue East in Kimball. Lee and Cathy Doering were outside on their ...

Bison back, booming

July 1, 2019
Mothers and calves thriving at Minneopa  When Terri and Warren Michels spent part of Memorial Day weekend as bison range volunteers at Minneopa State Park, rural Mankato, they learned how popular the bison are. Terri said, “There were more than ...

An eye-opening experience

July 1, 2019
St. Cloud couple visited Holy Land, got firsthand look at Palestinian life Last April, the Rev. Dennis Raymond and his wife, Naomi, of St. Cloud, got to do what few other people have… travel through the Palestinian area of the ...

From a saddle to a wheelchair—Rediscovering the bright side of life

July 1, 2019
When Joyce Blair Anderson was only 2 years old, her happy place was in a saddle on the back of a pony. Her family owned Blair Pony Farm north of Glenwood where they bought and sold ponies to area farmers. ...

‘Customer service is our top priority’

July 1, 2019
Non-emergency medical transportation service expands to Brainerd area An established and successful non-emergency medical transportation company is expanding to the Brainerd lakes area. ACC Midwest Transportation, which started in the Hutchinson area and has grown each year of its existence, ...

Ask the Expert: What are floaters?

July 1, 2019
Answers provided by Mitchell Gossman, M.D., ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud What are floaters? Light entering your eye is focused by the lens, then this image passes to the back of the eye where the retina ...

Rocking babies, making a difference

July 1, 2019
In the summer of 2016, Audrey Gerhardson, of Hawley, had just lost her husband, Marv, and was still grieving. They had been married for 60 some years, raised five children together and traveled the world…50 countries exactly. After his long ...

‘I love what I do’

July 1, 2019
Self-taught New London artist, author always tried to be ‘the most that I was capable of being’ His name defines his craft. Art.
Art Norby poses in a park on the southwest side of Green Lake in Spicer with one
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Legacy Hearing Centers opens in Alex

July 1, 2019
Have you heard? There is a new hearing center in Alexandria.
John Christopherson examines the inside of a patient’s ear at Legacy Hearing Centers in Alexandria. Contributed photo
Legacy Hearing Centers, located at 507 North Nokomis, opened its doors last ...