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World War II Veteran’s Remains Return Home to Minnesota

After being missing in action for 77 years, yesterday a fallen World War II veteran’s remains were returned home to Minnesota. USS Oklahoma Radioman Third Class Dante Tini, 19, died December 7, 1941, during the early morning attack at Pearl Harbor.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday.  There are all kinds of fun things going on this weekend – Ole Oppe Fest,  the Memorial Day Parade, Awake The Grapes, special events at The Viking Speedway – not to mention that it’s frequently folks’ first opportunity to get back in the boat and enjoy the Alexandria lakes area.  Throw something on the grill, get …

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Give Blood. Get Reward! Red Cross Low On ‘O’

It’s always a good time to give blood.  Right now is better, especially if you are type O.

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Douglas County, How Low Can You Go?

What is the deepest lake in Douglas County?  According to various maritime web pages, Lake Carlos at 163 feet.  Wait a minute.  Take a breath, Jacques Cousteau.

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Tim Conway, Rest In Peace.

Tim Conway passed away today.  A true comedic visionary, the world is a funnier place because he was in it.   Here’s to chaos, to a life well-lived, and laughter.   Thanks for all of the jokes, Tim.  

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Congrats To Grads

Are you attending a graduation ceremony? I notice they’re popping up all over West Central Minnesota. If you miss one, don’t worry. There’ll be another one soon.

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Take Me Out To The Ballpark. Or, Not.

Everyone sing! “We’re gonna’ win Twins, we’re gonna’ score.”  So far, so good.  The Minnesota Twins are scoring and they are winning.  But nobody is seeing them do it in person.

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It’s A Mom Thing

With Mother’s Day coming up, some “momisms” come to mind. If you’re a mom, maybe you do some of these. Or, maybe your mother did them.

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Going Hands-Free With A Side Of Hash Browns

You are a safe driver. There’s no question about that, right? Wait, you’re not…

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Lilacs And Clover

This time of year a lot of people look forward to the sight and smell of lilacs.

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