STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE One of the greatest love stories ever told
Of course, I might be a little biased.
But I think it's one of the greatest love stories of all time.
A long, long time ago -- 65 years to be exact -- my grandpa and grandma said "I do."
I can't ... Posted on 10/4/12 at 3:55 PM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Flensburg Files News Flyer 5 September 2012
There were a lot of events that happened while I was on hiatus for a few weeks, two of which were spent back in Flensburg and the surrounding area with my family. Most of the events have a zero at the... Posted on 9/5/12 at 8:25 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Bridgehunter’s Chronicles Newsflyer: 10 May 2012
May and June are perhaps one of the busiest months when it comes to historic preservation and bridges in general. A lot of important events are coming up that will provide people with a chan... Posted on 5/10/12 at 6:22 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Pat's Puffs
Last week, I had a nice chat with Pat Brandt when she brought in a wedding anniversary announcement. She and husband Fred are celebrating 50 years of togetherness.
Then, as I was searching through t... Posted on 10/5/10 at 10:00 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Evil, Heroism and Survivors: What We Learned from Columbine
Like the abduction of Jacob Wetterling, the Columbine High School massacre that occurred 10 years ago deeply and profoundly affected kids in my age group.
Though there had been school shootings before... Posted on 4/20/09 at 8:49 AM
SUNBURG — The words as written by the survivors of the attack on settlers in the Norway Lake and Monson Lake areas during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 will be heard during a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the fateful date.
WORTHINGTON — A five-year anniversary will be celebrated at Freedom Veterans Memorial Park Monday evening to commemorate the inception of the park that displays the names of servicemen from Nobles County.
Life of Avoca native, killed in 9-11 attacks, honored by brother
AVOCA — Ten years ago, Denny Thedans was planting trees in front of a strip mall in Sioux Falls, S.D., when a co-worker said he heard a report on the radio of a plane hitting one of the Twin Towers in New York. Later, they heard a plane had hit the Pentagon.
ELLSWORTH — Throughout the many years of their membership, Bill and Jean Deutsch and their family have often taken up more than one pew at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth.
On Sunday, they will likely take up half the church as the Deutschs anticipate having most of their extended family of 10 children and spouses, 24 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren on hand for a special celebration at St. Mary’s. The church is celebrating its 125th anniversary; the church’s Knights of Columbus organization its 100th anniversary; and the Bishop’s Medal will be conferred upon Bill and Jean during a 2 p.m. Mass.
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College has had an extensive history of providing students with a quality higher education option. This year will mark the 75th anniversary of the Worthington campus.
Group continues mission of sight, helping local causes
WORTHINGTON — It may not be the longest-standing service organization in Worthington, but the local Lions Club has made a long-lasting imprint on the community through its support of local projects, programs and collection of eye glasses to aid the needy.
SLAYTON — A century ago, residents of Murray County were getting ready for their first county fair. This morning, the 100th Murray County Fair begins, and a huge family event will take place tonight to commemorate the anniversary.
The Heron Lake Watershed District anniversary celebration is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — The Heron Lake Watershed District has amassed a long list of accomplishments in the 40 years since it was first established to help improve water quality, but perhaps its greatest success comes from educating landowners and finding willing partners to implement conservation practices on the land.
BOSTON — Last Wednesday night, the John F. Kennedy Library marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant elections in American history — the West Virginia Democratic primary of May 10, 1960, between Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey.
WORTHINGTON — In honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility, located at 960 Diagonal Road in Worthington, will host an open house today, with free hot dogs and soft drinks served by Schaap Sanitation from 11 a.m. until gone.
ADRIAN — In honor of the Adrian State Bank’s 120th anniversary, Marshall Mackay, president of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM), paid a visit to Adrian recently and brought with him a commemorative flag.
Wilmont Half-Century Tragedy Commemoration Committee makes plans for August 2010 event
WILMONT — It was, and remains today, the largest tragedy in Nobles County history — two cars, one road and a head-on crash that left nine people dead and 38 children, ages 1 to 39, without either one or both of their parents.
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