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  • Sarlsland’s one-room school house memories+

    Lois Sarsland of New London has fantastic memories that span her 25 years of teaching in various one room school houses. Sarsland, 93, began...

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    Stepping away from the keys+

    Piano teacher Sandi Carlson had a problem with her students—they never wanted to quit.  While many kids beg their parents to let them stop...

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    Living her dream, deep in the woods+

    Charlene (Tudi) Paulson has opened a boutique in a hand-built log cabin set deep in the woods in a secluded spot near her home...

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    A life of making music+

    He’s been making music all his life, first with a paper and a comb, then with a cigar box he made into a guitar...

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    On the road again+

    What does a 1909 REO, geocaching and a snoose box hunt all have in common? It is the annual Flekkefest celebration in Elbow Lake....

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    Baby Easton takes world by storm+

    My mom loves to tell birth stories.     Has she told you about my birth? I was over a month over due and the...

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    Star athlete now stars in his garden+

    The patron saint of farmers, Saint Isidore, is known for multiplying food to feed the poor and the birds.     When Gusta and Ben...

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    Pastor stars in Norwegian reality show+

    Shalom Lutheran Church of Alexandria would like to invite area readers to share in Pastor Grant Aaseng’s “Norwegian Adventure.”  Shalom will begin running videos...

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    Alex woman quits job to be shepherdess+

    Thirty sheep, 24 rabbits, three llamas and two alpacas.  For most people, that amount of animal responsibility is unthinkable. For Kathy Sletto, it’s everyday...

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    A day of destruction in Miltona+

    Kevin Lee still remembers the day, nearly 40 years ago, that a tornado struck his hometown of Miltona. It was 7:02 p.m. July 18,...

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    Full circle farm boy+

    Dan Moe was born in the suburbs of Minneapolis and moved to southern California as a toddler.  One would think that Dan Moe was...

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    Depot restored in Wadena+

    Many will remember the book “The Little Engine That Could,” the story of a group of toys determined to reach the boys and girls...

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    Reconnecting, one phone call at a time+

    She graduated from high school 54 years ago, but Connie (Anderson) Wanner is once again giving her senior picture to high school friends.     ...

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    Hosting two, twice the fun+

    A few years ago ViAnn Pearson thought her rural Hoffman farmhouse was a little empty and quiet.     “I had a big house and...

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    QOV hand delivers quilts to soldiers+

    As walkers stroll by a shop in the Westridge Mall in Fergus Falls, they are met with laughter, chatter and a bustle of activity....

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    Wildcats’ number one fan+

    You’d think at 94 she’d be slowing down a little, but for Lillian Doty of Spicer that was just not going to happen.   ...

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    My encounter with ‘Minnesota Fats’+

    “I was 13 years old when I beat ‘Minnesota Fats,’ a traveling pool hustler whose real name was Rudolph Walter Wanderone Jr.”, said Myrvin...

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