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Emotional, surprising encounter as Guri Endresen remembered

June 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Lovise and Rune Holmedal and their daughter Kaia left their home on the west coast of Norway for a holiday in America, taking in sites from Chicago to the Grand Canyon.
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Time capsule entombed in granite more than a century ago is opened near Lake Solomon, Minn.

June 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A time capsule entombed 105 years ago inside a granite monument in the wooded, country Vikor Lutheran Church Cemetery on Lake Solomon was opened Thursday. Placed there in 1907 by the state of Minnesota in memory of Guri Endresen for her “heroic deeds during the Indian massacre of 1862,” the time capsule revealed a snippet of time in the community back then – newspapers, a letter written in Norwegian, a black and white photo of a state senator and an unusual amount of documents associated with banks.
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Good fishing, but a bad day on the ice of Solomon Lake north of Willmar

February 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Workers with Donnie Hanson’s Auto and Truck and Towing of New London are working to hoist up the latest vehicle to fall through the ice in the Willmar area. Continue Reading

Tough ice fishing season brings out the best

March 5, 2011 in West Central Tribune

You know it’s been a tough ice fishing season when you have to wince at the bait shop owner’s response to your inquiry as to where the best bet is for getting some fish.
“Cash Wise,” he said. Continue Reading

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