May 27th, 2011 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,   Monday we will celebrate Memorial Day.  This national holiday commemorates the men and women who have died in military service to their country.  The first “Decoration Day” was celebrated in 1865 by liberated slaves at the historic race track in Charleston, West Virginia.  The official birthplace of Decoration Day is Waterloo, […]

May 20th, 2011 by admin

 Good morning from Collegeville,   Five days in a row with sunshine.  What a great week for weather in central Minnesota.  I took some half-days off and got all of the garden tilled and planted some more Yukon Golds.  The antique tiller is running pretty good.  I received some advise on how to adjust the […]

May 13th, 2011 by admin

  Good morning from Collegeville,   Friday the 13th.  This is the only month that there will be a Friday the 13th this year.  Next year we will have three Friday the 13ths.  According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, NC, an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the United States […]

May 13th, 2011 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,   On Saturday, 2,000 trees were planted in Wadena.  A lot of folks, including a bunch of Boy Scouts, showed up on a rainy cool day to ensure that someday there will be shade trees on the streets of Wadena once again.  This event was made possible by the many donations made […]