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By Kerry Drager Correspondent When couples hear the good news of a new baby, they begin dreaming of all the joys and trials of parenthood. From the stress of maintaining an already busy schedule to the overwhelming pride of their first words, parents are muddled with daydreams as their baby prepares...Read More
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By TOM WEST General Manager Chris Lawinger has led something of a dual career. Born in Sheboygan, Wis., he moved to Sauk Centre at age 5, when his father bought a sale barn in Sauk Centre. After high school, Chris went to carpentry school for two years, but then went to work for Long Prairie [...]...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Belgrade Bakery has been serving warm, handmade pastries for 51 years. This family-owned and operated business is a favorite spot for many citizens of this community. Part of the draw to keep customers coming back for another jelly-filled Bismark is the warm laughte...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Life has a knack for ruining plans and rewriting the scripts people have made out for themselves. What promised to be a well thought out adventure turns into stumbles and restarts, but sometimes those mishaps end up bringing two souls together in the most unexpected wa...Read More
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By Eric Beuning Correspondent In August 2012, Charles Forster and his wife, Ellie, moved to Minnesota from Great Britain. “We wanted to experience the American lifestyle and all its freedoms,” he said. “The great outdoors was also a major attraction for me. In England you are always within ear...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Misty Lemke grew up in Browerville and graduated from high school there before leaving her small community for college. She had hoped that a city would offer her an opportunity to do great things. “I never wanted to live in another small town, just like every small to...Read More
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    By Kerry Drager Correspondent Lake Superior is a place of majestic, timeless beauty. It is the largest and greatest of all of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. The crisp, cold glacial waters is a source of income for many Minnesotans, but its waves can be more unforgiving than that of the se...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Imagine living in today’s world without a computer for just a single day. Aside from the personal aspects that are found on people’s smartphones, they are also personal assistants and keep businesses flowing smoothly. But has the media taken over too much of people...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Few symbols of love and caring have withstood the test of time like that of a bouquet of fresh flowers. A professionally created corsage, boutonniere and bouquet make pleasing gifts. Flowers are not only for ladies. Anybody can enjoy the beauty and aroma that these smal...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent There are many joys that come from living in a small town like Sauk Centre. Raising a family in a smaller school district, knowing the neighbors and being part of an active business for the community are all rewards of small town living. Pat Arnzen was born and raised i...Read More
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