May 26th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

When I was a youngster in Upsala, we always had a Memorial Day service in the school gym, followed by a parade down Main Street. Sometime after I graduated in 1961, the practice died out. Then in the 80’s, Lorna Koehn, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary brought back the Memorial Day Celebration in […]

May 19th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

Toe rings may have to wait for a while. Last Saturday it was 80 degrees. Tomorrow it will be in the mid 40s. For the fishing opener, my grandson Walleye Willie, went to Lake Mille Lacs with his dad and a couple of other guys. They caught over 20 walleyes and Willie landed his personal […]

May 4th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

I am planning on planting Yukon Golds tomorrow, so this is going out early. The author Richard Ford was a guest on “Fresh Air” hosted by Terry Gross this week. He has written a memoir about his parents titled “Between Them”. He was born in 1943, fifteen years into his parent’s marriage and as an […]