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Striding toward the finish: Local running group has organized King Turkey Day 10K for 35 years

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — Organizing themselves as running buddies back in the late 1970s, a Worthington-based group known as the Okabena Bay Area Striders doesn’t put on the high mileage on the roads that it once did.
But, these athletic-minded a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Signatures of thanks: Worthington community plays role in USO flag project

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

On the website USOmoments.org, a video features four individuals talking about why they signed a giant flag — a USO promotion to create the world’s largest thank-you for U.S. troops and their families and break a world record.
But the subjects i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

FACES: Couple asks family, friends to donate to food pantries for 65th wedding anniversary

August 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Russell and Jean Hoverson have everything they need for their home, but they knew that friends and family wanted to give them gifts for their 65th wedding anniversary celebration. So on their anniversary party invitation, the Hoversons asked their family and friends to donate an item for area food pantries. Continue Reading

FACES: Carole Torgerson trains therapy and service dogs

July 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Carole Torgerson’s therapy dogs give the recreational activities at 4000 Valley Square, a golden touch. The owner of Heaven-Sent Golden Retrievers near Euclid, Minn., breeds, raises and trains therapy, service and companion dogs and also shows dogs. Continue Reading

FACES: Crookston couple enjoys letting others reap what they’ve sown

July 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For Jessica Luckow, picking green beans on a sweltering summer day beats working in an air-conditioned office any day. Luckow has spent hundreds of hours outdoors since May. She and husband Dan own Whitetail Gardens, a community-supported agriculture business near Crookston. Continue Reading

Faces and Places: Michigan woman paints barn quilt on farmstead building

July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sylva Daws painted the 8-by-8-foot Star of Eden quilt earlier this month and Greg, her husband, mounted it on a farmstead building on the east side of North Dakota Highway 35, a few miles north of Michigan. Continue Reading

FACES: Hoople, N.D., couple host annual Fourth of July celebration

July 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Odell and LaVonne Berg will welcome family and friends Wednesday to an old-fashioned Fourth of July at the Berg Bunkhouse. On Wednesday, after the parade, guests will enjoy food, fun and games at the couple’s farm home. About 20 years ago, the couple converted a bunkhouse, built in 1935, from housing for farm workers into a combination kitchen and family room. Continue Reading

ANN BAILEY: Strawberries straight from the garden to mouth

June 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When it comes to strawberries, there’s nothing like fresh-picked. The commercial ones may be gigantic in size, but most of the ones I’ve eaten don’t come close to the garden-grown ones in the taste category. Continue Reading