September 28th, 2012 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, Fall is in full swing in central Minnesota. This is perhaps the Saint John’s arboretum’s most celebrated season, with vivid oranges and reds framing the crisp, blue lakes. This fall, as visitors travel to Saint John’s they will likely notice another stunning addition to the arboretum. Artist Patrick Dougherty, along with […]

September 21st, 2012 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, This weekend there are at least three Oktoberfest Celebrations that I know of, Duluth, Northeast Minneapolis and the Renaissance Festival. Munich, Germany’s Oktoberfest is the biggest. Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig organized a series of horse races to celebrate his marriage to Princess Therese. Craft beer is a huge industry and they […]

September 14th, 2012 by Gary Osberg

Good sunny morning from Collegeville, 39 years ago tomorrow I attended an auction on the Olson farm located on the north shore of Cedar Lake west of Upsala. I ended up be the high bidder on an old farm house on the lake.. Needless to say it had a profound effect on my life. We […]

September 7th, 2012 by Gary Osberg

In the spring of 1964, Bill Kling graduated St. John’s University. Bill had worked at the college student radio station, KSJU. Father Coleman Barry approached Bill and asked him to travel east to Boston University to get a masters degree in communication and upon his return they launched KSJR 90.1 as Minnesota Education Radio on […]