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Christmas Time In Minnesota – Cutting Down Our Tree

It's Christmas Tree Time! As a small child, I would visit a local tree lot every year with my parents to pick out our Christmas evergreen. Most of those years my Mom was the one who actually...

Small Town Goes Big Time: Caitlyn Smith – Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist

We’ve all heard the saying. You can take the kid out of Minnesota, but you can’t take Minnesota out of the kid. Few truer words have been spoken about Cannon Falls native, Caitlyn Smith....

Ernie Crippen World War II: A Veteran’s Perspective

Ernie Crippen learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 as many people did—from the radio. He was 19 years old, and had already registered with the U.S. Navy. “I wanted to travel,...

Minnesota Deputy’s Wife Creates Operation Thank An Officer

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Affected by the violence portrayed in the recent news a Minnesota deputy's wife decided to take her appreciation to the next level. Meet Liz Gerads,...

A One on One Interview with Steve Goold – Owl City and Go Fish...

Get to Know My Friend and Brother in Christ Steve Goold I first met Steve through our Church. I have had the honor of listening to Steve play the drums there for a number of years...

Paging and Racing for the Cure

By Amy C. Rea Steffany Fleming is a doer. When something bad happens to someone she cares about, she leaps into action. That’s why she created Page for the Cure 14 years ago when a...

This Little Girl is Changing Lives with Lemonade

Meet Lola. Entrepreneur. Philanthropist. Kindergartener. On most Saturday mornings from June to October, you’ll find this 5-year-old at the Cannon Falls Farmer’s Market, minding the till at Lola’s Lemonade. For twenty-five cents, you’ll get a cup...

These Two Minnesota Millennials are Helping Kids with Cancer

If you know a millennial, have spent any time in a college classroom lately, or have strolled through a mall amongst teenagers and twentysomethings, chances are you’ve seen someone wearing a Love Your Melon...

Natedogs Food Truck: A Business Born from Passion

Nathan Beck may not seem, at first glance, like the most likely candidate to run a food operation that was named one of the best food trucks in America by Expedia and Thrillist. His background isn’t...

Minnesota Writer Pamela Joern: It’s all about the details

Small insignificant moments in time, when observed by the right person can reverberate through time impacting others in meaningful ways. Pamela Carter Joern is such an observer. Award winning author, playwright and instructor, Joern...

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