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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Debbie Zehrer of Sauk Centre didn’t have kids at home and had no room in her home for a Christmas tree. It had been three years since the artificial tree and the ornaments had created the festive feeling of Christmas. Instead of a perfectly good tree remaining in a bo...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Living in smaller communities sometimes limits the opportunities for young women to find a career that match their individual needs. Kimberly Parker of Osakis grew up on her family’s large dairy farm. She had watched her mother care for the well-being and health of he...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Swanville Bible Church and the community that it serves has welcomed in a new pastor and his family. Mike Gunnon comes to the church with the guidance of God and the support of his wife Gloria. Gunnon has just begun his career as a pastor, and he prepares himself fo...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Jack Kloss is a smiling, happy three-year-old little boy who brightens the day of anyone who gets the opportunity to meet him. He is the youngest child of Andrew and Kate (Hartung) Kloss and the grandson of Ken and Peg (Erickson) Hartung of Freeport, MN. His loving fami...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Mary Anderson is an adept woman who has made Clarissa her home and place of business. From scratch, she and her husband Jim built their business 38 years ago. She has provided the area with a quaint little shop that has offered several services throughout the years and ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Making a difference in a small town is Toni Tebben’s drive. A resident of Long Prairie since 1980, Tebben wouldn’t want to live in any other town. She recently retired from CentraCare Long Prairie as the site coordinator and is spending her retirement finding ways t...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent The Halloween costume is a holiday tradition that spans back several generations. Those from yesteryear would often hand sew costumes and many of those were passed down from one child to the next. Today many purchase their costumes from large store chains — and often ...Read More
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