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Stitching away the time: Quilt projects fill hours for 93-year-old Bob Shore

March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — One by one, Bob Shore carries the quilts into the living room, spreading them out on the floor to display.
The first ones are recent creations, made from fabric panels featuring wildlife or farm scenes.
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On mission to skydive in all 50 states

June 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A broken neck, a broken back and a laundry list of other injuries led doctors to believe that 27-year-old Nicole Smith of Atlanta would never walk again. Continue Reading

Pipo resumes former hobby

February 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Gabe Pipo of Garfield made his first knife 20 years ago.
The interest developed from watching his father, a blacksmith in Barrett, make knives from the leaf springs of cars.
“My dad didn’t have the equipment that I have now. It was quite a process back then,” he explained. Continue Reading

A shared hobby

February 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

“Everyone has a different idea of what a fish should look like,” explained Judy Grove of Brandon. For years, she and her husband, Dewey, have made a hobby out of creating their versions of fish, mermaids, flying pigs, birds, skunks, weasels, beavers, owls and more.
“I make the canvas and she paints it,” said Dewey of his wife of 39 years. Continue Reading