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  • Diamond Jubilee+

    Two couples reaching 75-year milestone this fall To have a couple celebrate 75 years of marriage is a special moment. To have two...

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    ‘Thursday Crew’ pitches in, finds plenty to do at KCHS+

    They call themselves the Thursday crew, and since about 1990 have been showing up every Thursday afternoon at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society to...

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    Roasting hogs was passion for Lake Lillian man+

    When you roast hogs for nearly 60 years, you get pretty good at it. “It started as a hobby,” said Maloy Wittman, a retired...

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    A busy workshop+

    Ortonville Vietnam veteran has created countless creations Geppetto worked feverishly in his workshop, creating a life-like Pinocchio,  hoping one day his dream of a...

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    Christie House turns 110 years+

    Doctor practiced medicine in Long Prairie home in early l900s One-hundred-ten years ago, one of the finest homes in Long Prairie was finished and...

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    Climbing up your family tree+

    Tracing heritage can be fun, fascinating, satisfying Have you been researching your family roots, collecting photos and information and didn’t know where to go...

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    State history lessons on a tank of gas+

    Historical sites give a glimpse into wild and tragic times of 1862 Burr oak trees live a long time. Along the edge of the...

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    Fergus Falls man’s collection is walleye’s worst nightmare+

    How many types of fish scalers do you think exist in the world? Vernon Jungroth, who lives near Fergus Falls, knows there are at...

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    In and out of prison+

    Sunburg man has brought message of hope to inmates across the globe  He’s been in 75 to 100 prisons around the world providing prison ministry...

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    ‘Empty nest’ often a difficult transition+

    Fall and the start of a new school year are just around the corner. Teens who are going off to college or who are...

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    Meet the ‘Yak Man’+

    Hooper’s herd is largest from here to the Atlantic  The herds placidly grazing on John Hooper’s Christmas Tree Ranch near Cold Spring look a...

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    Rebuilding the Forest City Stockade, one log at a time+

    It will be 150 years in 2012 since the Sioux Uprising in 1862 and the Forest City Stockade is being refurbished to honor the...

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    Next Goal: Citizenship+

    Maria Flores Perez is an inspiration to many people who know her. When she had surgery a couple of years ago because of her...

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    Cowboy at heart chasing his dream+

    Roy Rogers. Zorro. John Wayne. Matt Dillon. These were the cowboy heroes who fueled young boys’ imaginations. “Growing up, I pretty much wanted to...

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    A lifetime of pitching – ideas, lessons, bills and baseballs+

    If you’re looking for Bud Heidgerken on a summer morning, chances are you will find him sipping coffee and sharing stories at Charlie’s Café....

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    Willmar man a long-time supporter of community band+

    Dennis Benson is a man of many talents and is probably most noted for his involvement as director of the Prairie Winds Concert Band,...

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    If you build it, they will come..for a while+

    In 1928, a magnificent grandstand was built in Melrose’s Legion Park (now City Park), complete with refreshment stand, office, dressing rooms and seating for...

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