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  • County by County+

    College buddies explore state on yearly mystery road trip. Most people plan carefully for vacations and getaways. Three friends, all alumni of the University of...

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    Swapping motors, and a few fish tales+

    Woody Quiram of Star Lake, Minnesota was pretty happy with the outboard motor swap in Little Falls on April 14. Only an hour-and-a-half into...

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    In search of a new life+

    Minnesota man escaped Laos during Vietnam War to avoid being killed … found new life for he and his family in Glencoe. Bounnorm Thammavongsa, who...

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    Honoring a father she never met+

    Phyllis Johnson never met her father. Less than three months before she was born in 1945, Army Staff Sergeant Walter O. Brunko was killed...

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    Helping grow a foods movement+

    Sunny Ruthcild, 66, lives just a couple miles away from where Laura Ingalls spent her days “On The Banks Of Plum Creek,” near Walnut...

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    Paved with memories+

    Some veterans gave all. All gave some. And thanks to the driving force of two dedicated Arlington men, the city has a unique memorial...

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    The Art of Clowning+

    Terrace home to unique Clown Academy. Some enjoy spending their summers gardening. Others enjoy long walks, fishing or maybe a ride in a boat. There...

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    Raising kids, again+

    More and more grandparents are raising their own grandchildren. “Some grandparents are an ocean apart from their grandchildren. Ours are right under foot,” Donna Foulke...

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    Turning in his Scouting handbook+

    Steve Borgerding was playing softball in a Melrose park in 1980 when he saw Scoutmaster John Schofield and his troop taking down a tent. ...

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    Chasing a fallen hometown hero+

    Wadena man pens book about a legend from Hill City, his old stomping grounds. The world of publishing can be as murky as a foggy...

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    Udderly amazing+

    Moo-seum filled with more than 14,000 items. Former WCCO Radio personality Roger Erickson often jokingly referred to the “International Airport” located in the rural hamlet...

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    Annabelle’s BIG birthday+

    Ryberg celebrates 100 with family and friends. Life has been a journey for Annabelle Waldner Ryberg who turned 100 years old this year on March...

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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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