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  • Candy Van rolls through Wabasso+

    Nursing homes aren’t what they used to be. Today’s residents are looking for a lot more than a bed, three squares a day, and...

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    Schoolmates reunite . . . on a different campus+

    In December 2011 Iola Stark and Christel Guiles, both of Alexandria, celebrated their 100th birthdays – a grand age for these two friends to...

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    A different kind of potluck+

    Community eats packaged meals to raise money for more meals to feed the hungry. It may be as difficult for children in third world countries...

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    Bringing life to history+

    Retired history teacher translates Civil War letters. The world is a rich web of people and places connected across hundreds of years and thousands...

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    A lifelong learner+

    Little Falls man has been hitting the books since 1931. When Oliver Titrud ran away from his Clarissa area farm home at the age of...

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    Help in the skies+

    Civil Air Patrol took flight during WWII. In the 1940’s prior to the United States entering World War II, civilian pilots were patrolling the...

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    Free falling+

    Willmar woman takes first plane ride at 86, then jumps out! “They opened the doors on the airplane and it was just like a tornado...

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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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