‘I couldn’t be any happier’

August 1, 2019
Realife offers quiet, secure cooperative living in St. Cloud When Joan Ellens was looking for a place to move into after her husband passed away, she didn’t need to look any further than Realife Cooperative at Mueller Gardens of St. ...

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. “I grew up in Morris, and I really love this town,” said ...

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. For the past 45 years, Art Norby has showcased his skills as a nationally recognized sculptor, artist ...

Legacy Hearing Centers opens in Alex

July 1, 2019
Have you heard? There is a new hearing center in Alexandria. Legacy Hearing Centers, located at 507 North Nokomis, opened its doors last month and is now taking appointments. The new hearing center is owned and operated by husband/wife team ...

History, benefits of game refuges

July 1, 2019
Spotlight on Lake Lura Game Refuge in Stearns Co. “We love the wildlife!” exclaimed Patty Dease, who, with her partner, owns a farm situated in southern Stearns County.  The farm is located on a small game refuge of approximately 780 ...

Music helps heal hearts

July 1, 2019
Musician performs for vets at Eagle’s Healing Nest twice a month God and music are great healers. Just ask Connie Lee and the veterans at the Eagle’s Healing Nest in Sauk Centre. “Music is something we all can share to ...

Expo for Seniors returns Aug. 17

July 1, 2019
Unit chief of the FBI Cyber Division is this year’s featured speaker The 18th annual Expo for Seniors, a free event providing a wide variety of activities geared toward those age 55 and up, is returning to the River’s Edge ...

Fifty years of camping

July 1, 2019
We have met some great people over the years’ There’s something about enjoying the outdoors and visiting with good friends while sitting around a roaring bonfire. Just ask Gary and Kathy Krsiean, of Hutchinson, who have been camping together ...

Glass shards and corn flakes—Finding my way home

July 1, 2019
The memory of my dad’s large work-worn farm hands had remained with me for many years.  I often fondly recalled the times that I would crawl up on his dirt and sweat-soaked overhauls by our kitchen table after he’d been ...