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  • Historic bloodlines?+

    Olson’s 10th great grandfather was Stephen Hopkins, but not the one who signed the Declaration of Independence When she was young, Sauk Centre journalist...

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    Top notch volunteer+

    Michelson recognized for years of helping out After 27 years of teaching at Buffalo Lake Public School, Eleanor Michelson has been making a positive...

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    New vein care techniques can provide big relief+

    Business Profile: Vein Clinic, P.A.  More than half of all Americans suffer with varicose veins and venous insufficiency causing pain in legs, swelling or...

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    ‘What draws us here?’+

    Minneapolis family at home in grandparent’s old homestead “As a farmer, you have just a sense of your place in history. You don’t...

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    Growing up in Germany during WWII+

    Schaare worked down the road from concentration camps  What was it like to live in Germany under Adolph Hitler? Not very nice according to...

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    Network brings local news to the visually impaired+

    On a sunny Thursday evening in late July, Linda and Ray Schwenzfeier sat in a  small radio studio at KVSC in the basement of...

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    And the band plays on+

    Meire Grove Band has been performing since 1883  In 1883, Nicholas Bohnen, organist and choir director of St. John’s Catholic Church, Meire Grove, Minnesota,...

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    Sharing vegetables, fruits and a few apple stories+

    Ottos manage St. Joseph’s Farmer’s Market  Bill and Luanne Otto tried to grow organic apples on their farm, called Windmill Orchard, near Albany.  They...

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    Turning heads . . . into sauerkraut+

    It looks like one thing to begin with, but by the time Fred Sperr of Chokio gets through with it, it looks entirely different....

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    Ballooning over Belview+

    We were 30 seconds into our flight and 10 feet off the ground when the realization hit me: “This is really going to be...

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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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