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100,000 in state with Alzheimer’s and related dementias By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection As Minnesota’s population continues to age at a rapid pace, so does the number of people with dementia. That has some communities taking action now to set up supports. In cities like Willmar, Walker, Forest Lake and St. Louis Park, efforts [...]

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  By Kerry Drager Correspondent Balancing a career you love and the family farm is no easy task. It’s a full-time job getting the cows fed and the crops planted without busying the schedule with a second job, but Jeremiah James Korfe of Eagle Bend isn’t letting a full workload keep him from following his [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Grace Anderson of Long Prairie knows where she is heading in her life. It is a challenging journey that will test her culturally, financially and spiritually, but she is bold, determined and ready to face her dream head-on. As a Junior in high school, Anderson became interested in helping orphaned and [...]

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5 baked potato skins, cut in half (empty most of the potato) 1 Tbsp. melted butter Seasoning salt 3/4 c. Cheddar cheese, shredded 1 green onion, diced Seasoning salt 1/2 c. crispy fried bacon, (5 strips) 1 Tbsp. snipped fresh chives 1/3 c. sour cream Heat oven to 375°. Brush potato shells with melted butter [...]

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The next date for an Historic Pub Crawl in St. Cloud’s Historic Downtown District is set for Friday, July 25, from 6-9 p.m.  Hosted by the Stearns History Museum, the Historic Pub Crawl includes guided tours of four historic buildings: the Red Carpet, D.B. Searle’s, MC’s Dugout, and Pioneer Place/Veranda Lounge.  Attendees may sip cocktails [...]

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Incorrect directions to the parking lot of MotoCity Raceway were included in a story about Breakfast at the Farm event held at Solid Rock Dairy on Saturday, July 12. Buses will shuttle people to the event from the raceway, which is located on Todd County Road 7, north of Long Prairie. The Peach regrets the [...]

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Long Prairie’s annual CrazyDayz weekend will wrap up Saturday, July 12, with a “Ghost Walk” down Central Avenue, fondly known as “Main Street.” Human ghosts won’t be conjured up (but they can join us if they like), but the walk will focus on the historic buildings that line the Long Prairie business district, focusing on [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Aging is an important part of life that in many ways is enjoyable. From retirement to a growing family, there are endless reasons to smile about becoming a senior, but growing older does come with some challenges. Denise Rieland of Sauk Centre has identified the physical and emotional struggles that the [...]

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