Fun on the ice

December 1, 2018
Fergus Falls skating rinks have a long, rich tradition While Carolyn Englehart doesn’t remember the year, the Fergus Falls native does recall her excitement when she opened one particular Christmas present: She got ice skates! Those skates were well used ...

From Where I Sit: Crack the whip!

December 31, 2014
As I trudge a path through the snow drifts to the mailbox, I see white whisps of smoke curling out of my neighbors’ chimneys. Icicles drip from rooftops decorating houses with silver stalactites resembling tinsel on a Christmas tree.  Bunny ...

A cool legacy

February 28, 2014
Skating, competing and teaching others on ice is Herman woman’s legacy It could be said that Connie Brunkow lives to skate and in essence, skates to live. Her history on the ice is long, and her legacy is proud. She ...

Old man winter vs. Old man Palmer

December 30, 2013
The Palmer family enjoyed some time out sledding in mid-January.
It is amazing how our look on life can change as we age. After sneaking through a mild November, winter arrived in December with plenty of subzero days and a ...