2-1/2 lbs. red potatoes cubed 1 c. sour cream 1/2 c. mayonnaise 1/4 c. white sugar 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 bunch green onions 1 Tbsp. bacon bits chopped Place the potatoes into a pot, and fill with enough water to cover, bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until […]

1 lb. dried multi-colored spiral shaped pasta 1 cucumber, seeded and diced 1 can sliced black olives 1 carton grape tomatoes 1 small bunch Broccoli pieces 1 bottle Italian salad dressing, chilled 1 Tbsp. Salad Supreme (in the seasoning aisle) Cook pasta and rinse in cold water until cool. Toss with all veggies. Chill until […]

By Emily Wilmes, Minnesota Extension For some cow/calf producers, early weaning has become a more common management practice in recent years due to drought conditions. It has continued to be a successful management tool in some situations as the benefits have been uncovered. “Early weaning” is generally defined as weaning calves when they are 3 […]

Fifty-eight different bird species were spotted within the boundaries of the town of Long Prairie on Saturday, May 16. Despite rain hindering and cutting short the count, a group of bird watchers fanned out across the town’s public places, streets, and side walks to discover birds that most people believe live only in forests and […]

Jonas Jendro Heurung was born to Justin and Jamie Heurung of Holdingford, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 7:24 a.m. at Centra-Care Health, Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long. Jonas is welcomed home by big brother Jace and big sister Jemma. Grandparents are Kevin and Kim Marstein of Browerville, Cindy […]

Mac Kevin Viere was born to Michael and Samantha Viere of Freeport, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 11:41 p.m. at Centra-Care Health, Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. Mac is welcomed home by big brother Chase, 2 years old and big sisters Chloe, 6 years old and Alexis, 3 […]

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Tony (Roman) A. Kierzek, age 84, of Avon, will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Immaculate Conception Church in St. Anna. Father Greg Mastey will officiate and burial will take place in the parish cemetery with military honors. Tony passed away early […]

Ervin E. "Billy Klein, 86, a resident of Albany, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Pastor Stephen Cook officiated. Burial was in Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery with […]

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