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  • Fixing tractors since the 50s+

    Alvin “Alvie” Rechow is a mechanic at John Deere in Stewart, and he can often be found fixing equipment for some third generation John...

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    Retired minister, pilot recalls days as POW+

    It was on Christmas day in 1944 when Don Chapman’s life did an about face.  He was on his 42nd mission for the U.S....

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    Bringing smiles to Guatemala+

    Dr. Bob Schwegler reached a milestone on Sept. 28 —he retired after 44 years of practicing dentistry in Albany.  But he will continue to...

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    Redwood Falls men take to the kitchen+

    Back in 1959, Don Tiffany hit upon a fundraising idea – a community-wide turkey supper.  His church – the Redwood Falls Presbyterians – had...

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    Honoring vets, one grave at a time+

    He has a goal of putting a wreath on every veteran’s grave in Kandiyohi County for Christmas. But to achieve that goal he needs...

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    Images from a different time, place+

    Ask Ken Klose of Staples how he started taking photographs and he might answer, “With a camera.” That’s the obvious answer, of course, but...

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    A balloon, a note, and healing words+

    The story starts on Sept. 11, 1988. It was Rally Day for Glenwood Lutheran Church — a kickoff day for Sunday school after the...

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    KCMT alums come together to reminisce+

    From 1958 to 2004, KCMT came into the homes of individuals in west central Minnesota.  They provided news, weather, and entertainment to families across...

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    Passing on . . . a passion+

    Heidi Karasch, at the age of 23, is the only known female cooper in the midwest. As with any good apprentice in an artisan’s...

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    Ladies vacation up north+

    Way up north, near Grand Rapids, MN (about 33 ½ miles  NE, to be exact), we have had a cabin since 1979. It is...

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    Doug and Lefty riding the rails+

    They claim they weren’t hobos but they experienced the life of the vagabond. Over 50 years later, Lefty Norling and Doug Anderson are still...

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    Gowns for the grieving+

    There are people in this world who do things behind the scenes. Things just happen but one doesn’t always know who makes them happen...

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    Teaching abroad+

    Schools in less-developed countries have some of the same problems as those in the U.S. When issues arise such as administering for-profit schools, finding...

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    Biggest Twins fan? Maybe…+

    It would be hard to find a more avid Minnesota Twins fan than Audrey Hanson Harris of Darwin, Minn. She’s already been to a...

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    Fergus Senior Center first accredited in state+

    National Senior Center Week is celebrated each year in September. One of the more unique centers across the state of Minnesota is the Fergus...

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    Music career extends 76+ years+

    Big Band music has been a part of Burt Lundberg’s life since 1934. His musical career started when he was a 15-year-old kid in...

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    Welcome to ‘Pottyville’+

    Nell Riccatone of Villard and her special friend Gary Hoover of Glenwood were driving to Clara City one day last summer when they spotted...

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