‘They treat you right here’

October 1, 2019
Service, selection hit the mark at Little Crow Shooting Sports One by one, gun enthusiasts flock to Little Crow Shooting Sports in Hutchinson like mallards to an open pond. “I’ll tell you why so many people come here and why ...

‘This year will be different’

October 1, 2019
Medicare made simple!  Breitenfeldt Group provides service, selection all in one place “This year will be different,” said Dennis Breitenfeldt, owner of Breitenfeldt Group, referring to the big changes in Medicare last fall that resulted in 400,000 Minnesotans losing their ...

Ask the Expert: What can be done about droopy eyelids?

October 1, 2019
Question: What happens to our eyelids as we age and what can be done about it? Answer by Andrea Joplin, M.D., an ophthalmologist at Eye Associates of Central Minnesota, located in St. Cloud It’s not uncommon for aging eyelids to ...

‘We shop the market for you’

September 1, 2019
Medicare Insurance Advisors offer Medicare advice and guidance free of charge With the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period coming up in mid-October, senior citizens are already seeking help to understand the confusing process. Paul and Patricia Hamilton of Medicare Insurance Advisors ...

The Fireplace Store has new showroom

September 1, 2019
They have been keeping homes warm and cozy in the lakes area since 1997 The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. Winter is coming. What better way to bring warmth and comfort to your home or ...

‘I got so much relief from my pain’

September 1, 2019
Orthopedics program at Tri-County Health Care thriving after first year The orthopedics program at Tri-County Health Care in Wadena reached its one-year mark this month, after launching in September 2018. Orthopedic surgeon Ben Robertson, M.D., was previously a partner at ...

Helping families, bringing comfort through the toughest of times

September 1, 2019
One of the most difficult times in a person’s life is making preparations following a loved one’s death. The experienced staff at Harvey Anderson & Johnson Funeral Home realizes that these are trying times that people go through and do ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

The truth about hospice

July 1, 2019
Focusing on quality of life at the end of life “Ethos Hospice really encouraged us to have some type of closure as a family together,” said Carol Koosman, whose late husband, Konrad was an Ethos Hospice patient for just under ...

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Let no veteran be forgotten

July 1, 2019
Fundraising underway for new Veterans Memorial Park A project to establish a long-lasting memorial and tribute to those who have served honorably in any branch of the United States Armed Forces is underway in Alexandria. The project mission statement welcomes ...