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I look over on a particularly cold day to see the editor on her own tropical island. 

Well folks, this past Sunday was the 40th anniversary of the passing of my mother Gladys Woodrow. 

It seems like no matter where you look these days … email signatures, memes, even printed on people’s shirts … People are asking other people …

I finally watched the first movie “Avatar” the other evening. Although the entire movie had many impactful moments, one line really stood out for me.

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Well folks, close your eyes and picture this, “Pat Holder rises 18 inches from the floor, a basketball in his hands held close to his chest. A…

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 Well folks, I watch a lot of basketball every year and I have noticed a general decline in the ability for high school players to make free throws. 

I have the best cousins in the whole state of Minnesota. 

Well folks, an icon in local radio broadcasting passed away last week. Most of you knew Boyd Bremner who came aboard KKIN Radio back in the ea…

The sun was shining this morning and it didn’t feel quite as cold outside when I was letting the dogs out to do their business, so I decided t…

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He is feisty, handsome, funny, strong, loving and, well, there are just too many positive adjectives to describe him. He is my grandson.

Well folks, 2023 has arrived and although it is a happy time for most, we all hope and pray that this new year will bring joy and happiness to…

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Finally, columnist Dallas Smith came out and said it. And because of that, I’ve had a month-long epiphany that my life is not normal, natural …

Well folks, it was the final week of 1982 and the first annual Aitkin Quarterbacks Holiday boys basketball tournament was taking place at the …

I’m not going to lie to you, I’ve been struggling lately. I’m having a difficult time trying to get, be and stay happy. Nothing has really cha…

It was beautiful outside when I finally ventured away from the comfort of my home today. It had snowed. In fact, it had snowed a lot! Perfect …

Let me tell you about my first boyfriend. He was born in January 1935, a whole 35 years before I was born. I am pretty sure you have all heard…

Well folks, winter is most certainly here and on these chilly nights I can easily harken back to the mid 1960s on the corner of First Avenue a…

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So I’ve been hearing a few sentimental stories from friends about trying times in their lives, concerning a mother or father, sibling or frien…

I read something the other day about my least favorite season ever, winter. I have always despised this cold and ugly (to me) recurring nightmare.

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