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  • A train ticket to a new life+

    Orphan Train came to St. Cloud in 1913. Baby Day Today read a front page headline in the St. Cloud Daily Journal dated November 19,...

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    Retiring columnist opens new chapter+

    Rylander and her husband live ‘organic’ life near Grey Eagle. While Edith Rylander has retired from writing columns for area newspapers, she is by no...

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    Oragami from the heart+

    On Christmas Eve, 2009, Duane Thole lost his wife, Shirley to cancer just four months and five days short of their 60th wedding anniversary....

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    Escape to freedom+

    Glencoe woman fled East Prussia in the nick of time in 1945. Fleeing East Prussia on April 22, 1945, was very dramatic for Marianne Dreier...

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    A turn of the century collector+

    No doubt about it, Tom Svobodny of Willmar has an interesting hobby that takes one back to the turn of the century when something...

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    What does it feel like to have dementia?+

    Virtual Dementia Tour coming to Redwood Falls. Confusion. Fear. Frustration. These are just a few of the emotions that people suffering with dementia experience on...

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    Sharing a view+

    Peichel’s Hill has hosted events for more than 60 years. For Gerald “Jerry” Peichel, the view of the Minnesota River Valley from the bluffs at...

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    Blazing a new trail+

    Malaysian man grows roots, raises sheep and beats Stage 4 lymphoma right here in Minnesota. How does a guy from Malaysia, who came to the...

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    Overcoming a fear, and then some+

    Fergus Falls woman learns how to swim, trains to be a lifeguard in her 50s. Joan Klooster of Fergus Falls loved to run.  It was...

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    Water warrior+

    Battle Lake woman has been teaching, coaching at the pool for more than 50 years. Inga Nelson moved to the Fergus Falls area in 1960....

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    Gowns for Hospice+

    Cyndi’s dream becoming a reality. Violet’s Volunteers became a reality because of Cyndi Nelson. She has had this dream to make gowns for hospice patients...

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    Talking to the departed+

    Sauk Centre psychic developing his gift. Adrian and Lisa Lee of Sauk Centre lead, for the most part, normal lives.  He is writing his third...

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    Long Prairie mayor proud to serve, then and now+

    In 1964, when Don Rasmussen was a young sailor in the U.S. Navy he took an around-the-world-tour aboard his ship, the aircraft carrier the...

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    Dinner with the President+

    Willmar editor shared ideas, turkey with JFK in 1961.  In today’s world it probably wouldn’t happen, but back in 1961, a small town editor...

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    ‘A beacon of light’+

    In crisis, county chaplain deals with the emotional side. Dave Greaver has soft shoulders, a strong back, good ears, a kind heart and enough faith...

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    A will to live, inspire, triumph+

    The story of Harold J. Koch.  It was a reminiscing drive that was filled with fond memories, the three hour drive to Glenwood drifted my...

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    Funds sought for new memorial in Elbow Lake+

    The Grant County Veterans’ Memorial Support Organization is asking for help in an effort to honor loved ones who served in the armed forces....

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