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September 22, 2012 GRANITE FALLS Step inside the new Fagen Fighters World War II Museum, and one is taken back to the early 1940s. more »»

Was he guilty?

September 22, 2012 REDWOOD FALLS — A little more than 120 years ago, a man is hanged not once, but twice for his crim. more »»

Farewell to the Fords

September 15, 2012 On Sept. 29, a collection of vintage Fords is going on the block in Echo. Rolland Rebers is selling his cars and a lot of car parts in demand among classic auto restoration enthusiasts. more »»

Introducing Jacqueline the Great

September 15, 2012 Christin Berger of Lake Benton noticed something about her daughter Jacqueline as soon as the girl entered middle schoo. more »»

All the world loves them

September 8, 2012 TRACY The funny thing about clowns — besides their ability to make children and adults smile — is that no one seems to recognize the person behind the painted face. more »»

The perfect blend

September 8, 2012 Joyce Meyer of rural Canby will sometimes find herself taking photos of grasses or wheat fields to mix in with other images, creating something that shows life in southwest Minnesota. more »»

Cancer survivor pays tribute to ‘The Man in Black’

September 8, 2012 After he survived a deadly form of cancer, Loren Wolfe decided to turn his hobby of entertaining people into a full-time endeavor. Wolfe, of Shakopee, will perform at 3 p.m. more »»

Setting the stage

September 1, 2012 Open heart surgery has had more than a physical effect on Robert Mohn of rural Green Valley — it opened his heart more to the world around him. more »»

A musical journey

September 1, 2012 MARSHALL — From Schubert to U2, Cantus will guide its audience in Marshall on a musical tour of sorts. Cantus, a Twin Cities-based premier men’s vocal ensemble, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sep. more »»

Life on Capitol Hill

September 1, 2012 A decade ago, two small-town women, Jayne Jones and Alicia Long, found themselves working on former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman’s campaign. more »»

Stewards of safety

August 25, 2012 MARSHALL Every fall when classes start again, they grab their gear and head to school. more »»

A magical art

August 25, 2012 MARSHALL — With quick and nimble fingers, Garret Hoff of Marshall deftly folds a piece of paper into a crane. It’s something he’s made numerous times, but origami is a hobby he truly enjoys. more »»

Prize-winning photos

August 25, 2012 MARSHALL — Karna Dwire of Marshall had never entered the Robert Schwan Memorial Photography competition before. And on her first try, she won best in show. more »»

Hidden treasures

August 18, 2012 TYLER — One day Deb Mikkelsen of rural Tyler got three boxes of old records from a friend. “She brought me three boxes of records from the ’20s and ’30s,” Mikkelsen said. more »»

Her devotion to dance

August 18, 2012 MARSHALL — Peyton Bruce of Marshall didn’t mind spending part of her summer in Michigan because she doing something she loved the most. Bruce, 15, spent six weeks, June 23-Aug. more »»

Instruments of education

August 11, 2012 MARSHALL On Monday morning 26 fifth-graders at Holy Redeemer School took turns familiarizing themselves with their chosen musical instruments with music teacher Amy Labat. more »»

The shoe is her canvas

August 11, 2012 MARSHALL — In a plastic box, Jordan Hoeft stores paints, paintbrushes and a few canvas shoes. While she was in high school, the Marshall High School graduate created paintings in her free time. more »»

'To be or not to be’

August 11, 2012 MARSHALL — Taking on one of Shakespeare’s more recognizable and lengthy shows has been a challenge for the actors in the upcoming production of the Marshall Area Stage Compan. more »»

To the rescue

August 4, 2012 MARSHALL — The Sinclair family of rural Wood Lake never dreamed of adding to their llama herd this summer but felt compelled to answer the call from a Wisconsin family who had suffered a tragedy a... more »»

For the love of the monarch

August 4, 2012 MaryAnn Oakland of Clarkfield didn’t have to go far to get shots for her new exhibit as she raises the photos’ subjec. more »»



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