October 30th, 2015 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, On this day in 1938, Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre presented a radio broadcast of the H.G. Wells novel, “War of the Worlds”. They made it sound as if they were interrupting another program and many of the listeners did not catch the introduction disclaimer and so panic ensued. A […]

October 23rd, 2015 by Gary Osberg

Good rainy morning from Collegeville, This has been one of the longest growing seasons in recent memory. The butternut squash is very much appreciated. What a great deal, all you have to do is turn over a little plot of soil, plant some seeds, apply water and a little Miracle Grow and three months later […]

October 16th, 2015 by Gary Osberg

Good cool morning from Collegeville, On April 17th I wrote about fishing and my grandson Willie’s bucket list of 10 fish species that he wanted to catch this summer. We all thought that this was cute, but no one, except maybe Willie, really thought he could do it. He is six years old. We forgot […]

October 9th, 2015 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, During the sixties my dad worked as a night desk clerk at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. While I was still attending high school in Upsala, Ma would ship me down to spend some time with him once in a while. The first thing he would do is send me […]

October 2nd, 2015 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, We had a great time at the Fitzgerald Theatre last Saturday. Garrison did a wonderful job. You can get in the rush line at noon today and get a seat on the stage. Finding a hotel room in Duluth is always tough this time of year so, my grandson, Walleye Willie, […]