Overcoming the odds

November 1, 2019
Willmar woman, 76, has won several swim medals after recovering from near fatal accident It’s remarkable that Sandra Pierce of Willmar is still winning medals in swimming competitions at age 76, but what’s even more remarkable is that she returned ...

From Where I Sit: Campfire evenings of wonder

July 1, 2019
I wonder if campfires still provide evenings of wonder and treasured memories for kids of today.  Remember campfires out at Halvorson’s Point with guitars strumming and classmates tasting their first sips of beer or choking on an unfiltered cigarette?  We ...

‘Something always pulls me to the water’

September 29, 2016
Limited vision doesn’t sink man’s passion for swimming A few months ago, the best swimmers in the world won their medals in the Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro. If gold medals were given for attitude and inspiration, then ...