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“Main Street” looking East from about the intersection of Central Ave and 2nd St. South -- about 1875.
The time was 1881-82. At that time, as seen in this photo, Osakis street (Central) was not as level as it is today. It was quite a rolling street, with the highest point being about where the entrance to the Todd Co Historical Society is now. On the south side of Central Ave at that point, there...
The last few years we have seen exceptional rain events dropping several inches of rain. This usually happens at a critical time when our soils are not protected during the spring planting season, resulting in washouts and gullies in the field.  These are potentially dangerous and unproductive...
For a few years now I have been hearing a lot about the health claims regarding coconuts whether the meat, which is the white part that we generally associate coconut as being. The water, which is the liquid from inside that you can drink, or the oil extracted from them. I am including some...
Our Week in Review Rain, Rain Go Away—Remember that saying?  Well it was better than the snow this past week!!    Oh well we know it won’t be long now until we will be able to get outside more.  We had to cancel the Spring ride but are looking forward to the golf cart rides soon.  June E. and the...
Experimenting with ethnic foods can be a great way to liven up your weekly meal plan. Why not dedicate one or two suppers a week to cultural foods? After all, we all have heritage and ancestors that came from somewhere else. Do your own research on the web or ask a neighbor or co-worker that has a...
Minnesota’s Farmers Lead by Example on Water Quality Clean water is important to all Minnesotans, especially farmers.   There is a new, voluntary program in Minnesota that recognizes and rewards farmers for leading by example. The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program began in...
The American Legion Auxiliary to Post 12 met on Monday, March 21 at 7 pm with President Marge Gadbow calling the meeting to order with 9 members present.  Chaplain Lois Boyer read a Prayer followed by a moment of silence for our fallen heroes.  The Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble to the...
Our Week in Review Rain, Rain Go Away—Remember that saying?  We did have a nice shower and Spring is right around the corner.  We’ve been busy.  Easter is over and Bunny Bingo went well.  We had Easter baskets, bunnies and Egg Salad sandwiches for all, and then on Monday we tossed the eggs around...
It seems once you get to a certain age, many of your family & friends start to leave you, living on only in your memories. The latest is my friend Lyle Danielson. A man I will surely miss, especially every time I’m at or near the community gardens. The gardens & Lyle are one & the same...
Easter is over and now on to Summer.  Susan and the Crafting class made and filled Easter Baskets, Griff’s  donated pizza to go along with 50 ¢ Bingo, at Fireside chat we learned all kinds of tips about gardening, several got together to color Easter eggs that will be used for Egg salad sandwiches...

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