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  • Rebuilding the Forest City Stockade, one log at a time+

    It will be 150 years in 2012 since the Sioux Uprising in 1862 and the Forest City Stockade is being refurbished to honor the...

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    Next Goal: Citizenship+

    Maria Flores Perez is an inspiration to many people who know her. When she had surgery a couple of years ago because of her...

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    Cowboy at heart chasing his dream+

    Roy Rogers. Zorro. John Wayne. Matt Dillon. These were the cowboy heroes who fueled young boys’ imaginations. “Growing up, I pretty much wanted to...

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    A lifetime of pitching – ideas, lessons, bills and baseballs+

    If you’re looking for Bud Heidgerken on a summer morning, chances are you will find him sipping coffee and sharing stories at Charlie’s Café....

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    Willmar man a long-time supporter of community band+

    Dennis Benson is a man of many talents and is probably most noted for his involvement as director of the Prairie Winds Concert Band,...

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    If you build it, they will come..for a while+

    In 1928, a magnificent grandstand was built in Melrose’s Legion Park (now City Park), complete with refreshment stand, office, dressing rooms and seating for...

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    Leaving a pawsatively beautiful legacy+

    Cars, vans, and pickups began ascending into the parking area at the Nite Owl Lounge in Wadena. Dogs of all shapes, sizes, and ages,...

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    Answering the call+

    St. Cloud man lends helping hand to Sudanese ministry  Harvey Johnson’s telephone used to ring every day, sometimes several times a day, and he...

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    An inventive mind+

    Starr instrumental in start and development of Inventor’s Congress  In the 1950s, F. Robert “Bob” Starr noted that upwards of 200 young people...

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    Facing possible closure, senior center opens cafe+

    Last spring, the Wheaton Senior Center was struggling. With the number of active members was dwindling each year, the senior center board learned that...

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    WWII vet returns to Pearl Harbor 69 years after surprise attack+

    When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 he was there. When the formal peace treaty was signed on September 2, 1945...

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    A rough beginning+

    Glenwood man was successful despite disjointed and tragic childhood “I guess it worked out OK,” says Charles Bullock of Glenwood now of an upbringing...

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    Musical mission to boost morale+

    Operation Happy Note continues to send instruments to troops overseas Barb and Steve Baker ship free musical instruments at the rate of roughly 1.8...

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    Boy who saved the farm+

    Kandiyohi man took over family farm at age 11 At one time he had the largest dairy herd in the county with 80 cows,...

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    A home run life+

    Greenwald man has been ‘rounding the bases’ for 96 years “Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we...

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    ‘Piece Makers’ stitching for a cause, and fun+

    One day, a few years into their retirement, Char Gilland called Marlys Verdoes and asked what she thought about starting up a quilt club....

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    Airplane with angel’s wings+

    The Jim and Jean Thorson family had already been through the worst. Two sons had been injured in a car crash in Montana and...

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