July 26th, 2019 by Gary Osberg

Last Friday I wrote about my short career as one of the 400,000 folks who had worked on the Apollo project.  After one week on the job, due to my total lack of drafting skills, I was transferred to the Polaris Missile team in the same Honeywell building on Stinson Boulevard  in North Minneapolis.  I […]

July 19th, 2019 by Gary Osberg

Apollo 11 landed on the moon 50 years ago tomorrow.  I have been watching a lot of public television and listening to stories on MPR.  What an amazing accomplishment!  In 1963 I was a contract draftsman in Minneapolis.  Minnesota Engineering sent me to Honeywell Stinson Boulevard to report to a drafting department.  I had just […]

July 12th, 2019 by Gary Osberg

The 34th annual Hagstrom Osberg golf tournament was wonderful.  No, the MING team did not win this year either.  We came in at one over par in the best-ball game.   The winning team was made up of a young grandson Adam, two grandsons in law, Corey and Matt and a son in law Kelly of […]

July 5th, 2019 by Gary Osberg

Tomorrow is the 34th annual Hagstrom/Osberg Golf Open. We have this family tradition every year at the Little Falls Country Club on the second Saturday of July.  My mother’s sister, Leone, Auntie to me, married Duane Hagstrom, owner of Hagstrom Chevrolet in Upsala, Minnesota. Between the two sisters there are 10 of us cousins. Auntie’s […]

July 1st, 2019 by Gary Osberg

A few weeks ago I told you the story about Emie Hippe and her tavern on Cedar Lake west of Upsala.  As I mentioned, her tavern was the source for candy and ice cream for us youngsters who were swimming at the American Legion Memorial Park beach.  That part of the story was about the […]