June 24th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

My son Erik is the “Rural Rebound Initiative Coordinator” for Otter Tail County.   According to an article in last Sunday’s Star Tribune Variety section, “presumably the only person in the United States with that title”. I know that Erik has traveled to Maine and North Dakota accompanying Ben Winchester, a sociologist with the University of […]

June 17th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

Randin Olson was raised in Otter Tail County.  When he was a child, he used to catch frogs and bring them to the local bait shop.  They would pay him a nickel each for the frogs.   Twelve years ago Randin purchased a beat up boat for $800 and he spent weeks refurbishing the boat.   He […]

June 10th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

This weekend I am going fishing with my four brothers, my son Erik and my grandson “Walleye Willie” plus brother Craig’s son Grayson.  A total of 8 Osberg men ages 13 to 78.  Cousin John will also join us.  Sometime in the nineties, my youngest brother Craig was invited by his father-in-law, Jim Keeler, to […]

June 3rd, 2022 by Gary Osberg

Monday is the 78th anniversary of “D Day”.  If you have seen the movie “Saving Private Ryan”, you have some idea of how bad it was.  It is hard to imagine that anyone who lived through that experience would ever be the same.  The many years of living with those memories are hard to imagine.  Aymer […]