• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
  • Advertisers - Set 2

    • Legacy Golden Horizons
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Harris Communications – Hearing Loss Technology
  • Leading with a ‘sunshine’ approach+

    Head of ATCC Foundation preparing for college’s 50th anniversary celebration Although she has reached an age when many have traded a day on the...

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    Stitching out a niche+

    Holdingford woman adds her flair, enhancements to western wear When Jennifer Brandl’s two sons were born in the early 1990s, she couldn’t find clothes...

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    A lifetime of giving, surprises+

    No matter how much we prepare ourselves there is always the chance that the unexpected will happen. That’s the philosophy of 91-year old Adline...

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    Persistence pays for Wheaton man+

    After 27 year wait, he publishes first children’s book . . . then another It took 27 years, but author Michael J. Larson of...

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    Still smiling at 105+

    By Shirley Capistrant, Willmar Care Center, in her own words A quiet and humble man with a melting smile and kind heart, Harold Johnson...

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    Mission Accomplished+

    Even though Alpha Jaques didn’t grow up in a Christian-minded home, there were many events that led her to a career in mission work...

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    The cowboy way+

    As the boxes opened the memories came flooding back, memories of days long gone, days when a young man could make his living as...

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    New ‘Hope’ park coming to Fergus+

    In 1994, the book “The Christmas Box” by Richard Paul Evans, was found in many Christmas stockings across America. The story tells of a...

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    Arrival of the Irish in Sterns County+

    The story of the Irish in America is unique in immigrant history—white, English-speaking people discriminated against merely by their nationality. They once made up...

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    Dave is back+

    Coffee shop reopens just months after blood clot nearly killed owner Over the last dozen years, Dave Nichtern worked long hours each week whipping...

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    A hard knock life+

    Her earliest memory is walking hand in hand with the matron of the reservation boarding school near Devil’s Lake, N.D. Her mother and father...

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    A touching letter to his parents+

    Instead of writing an eulogy, Mitchell Weinzetl, decided to write a thank you letter to his parents, before they were gone.  “I decided there...

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    Back in her wedding dress+

    The marriage ceremony usually ends with a kiss. According to the Bride’s Book of Etiquette, a kiss was a legal bond in ancient Rome...

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    Hobbies keep retirees busy in Melrose+

    Jim Jackson watches one of his planes take off and soar over the Melrose millpond.  It does a few gentle maneuvers and lands, with...

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    A change in the air+

    As I drove up the long driveway to Art and Ann Weber’s farm just north of Melrose, it was a cold, crisp afternoon. I...

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    Ups and downs of a life in teaching+

    With the country just beginning to pull itself out of the Great Depression and facing another World War on the horizon, the variety of...

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    Critical care by certified canines+

    They bring sunshine when they walk into a room for a visit with a hospice patient. For a little while the patient forgets his...

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