Things I Have Learned: Looking forward to next adventure

June 1, 2020
Today’s Wisdom: I have discovered that the people who believe most strongly in the next life do the most good in the present one. C. S. Lewis I had a brief conversation with a friend who was walking past our ...

My Perspective: Thanks for your help through the storm

May 1, 2020
The year 2020 will go down as one of the most memorable years in modern history. And it has been a challenging couple of months for  businesses. Each business owner I have talked to has had their own set of ...

Pelican Pete dons face mask

May 1, 2020
It’s not uncommon to see rural residents wearing face masks as everyone strives to slow the spread of COVID-19, but travelers passing through Pelican Rapids are doing a double take. The community has one of the largest face masks on ...

Stories of hope during challenging times

May 1, 2020
As a caretaker, I realize how fortunate I am to be able to care for my mother at home, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following stories highlight a handful of the people in the area who have stories ...

Communities rise up to help make masks

May 1, 2020
Medical providers in Staples and Alexandria reached out to their communities for help with the COVID-19 crisis in March and the two communities responded in a big way. “The project got started at Lakewood Health System (LHS) by a task ...