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  • ‘What about a club?’+

    Hutchinson woman formed club for young adults with special needs using a different approach Mona Hjerpe worked as a special education teacher for years,...

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    Finding true joy in quilting+

    Willmar woman quilts everyday, was featured in recent show “Smitty” Luschen of Willmar loves to make creative and beautiful quilts. She learned how to...

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    ‘It was chaotic’+

    Carlos man lost vision in one eye, earned Silver Star while serving in Vietnam Kerry Nelson of rural Carlos, Minn. had a vision for...

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    Just a Kid at Heart: Taking deer hunting to new heights+

    Since when did deer hunting become synonymous with comfort? I had always felt deer hunting was another word for suffering. When each November deer...

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    Honoring POW, MIA for 33 years+

    There is a group of Vietnam war veterans called Wat-Kim-Valley POW MIA Flag Barriers who have been marching in town parades for more than...

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    Overcoming the odds+

    Willmar woman, 76, has won several swim medals after recovering from near fatal accident It’s remarkable that Sandra Pierce of Willmar is still winning...

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    Sculptor finds inspiration in 1931 roadside discovery+

    Pelican Rapids artist Marcella Rose never met the subject of her “Spirit Rising” bronze sculpture. Meeting her was, in fact, impossible since the central...

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    Seed library takes root in Little Falls+

    Library goers to the St. Clare Library in Little Falls can come out clutching books to aid their intellectual growth… or packets of vegetable...

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    A ricing legend+

    Miltona man has been harvesting wild rice for 50 seasons Like many of the grain harvesting operations of Minnesota, the wild rice harvest has wrapped...

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    Northern Days Gone By: Do si do+

    What a shock!  The Eighth Avenue East boys in Duluth were surprised.  Entering grade 6 in Grant School we learned that we would be...

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    Proud to be a Finn+

    Sebeka woman, 91, celebrates her heritage with new book. Anni (Korpi) Putikka has always been at home on the farm. She milked her first...

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    ‘I saw a lot of blood’+

    WWII vet recalls his days in the South Pacific Ruben Hoglund, of Willmar, slowly rolled up the shirt sleeve covering his left arm, revealing a...

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    ‘You see you make a difference’+

    Foster grandparent program can make big impact on kids, volunteers Many of us grew up with our grandparents living nearby or even in the same...

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    Coast to coast bike ride, inspired by his son+

    When Charlie Manzoni decided it was time to kick it up a notch in his charitable work with the Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF),...

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    Life is a Daring Adventure: ‘Not another place like it on earth’+

    Book research, curiosity led man to Egypt David Johnson of Moorhead has always been fascinated by young people who rose to power at an early...

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    ‘They treat you right here’+

    Service, selection hit the mark at Little Crow Shooting Sports One by one, gun enthusiasts flock to Little Crow Shooting Sports in Hutchinson like...

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