August 26th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

On Monday my daughter Kerry will be driving my granddaughter Christen to the University of Minnesota, Main Campus.  Christen will be going from a class of 34 at Upsala High School to a class of over 5,000. I arrived on campus of the University of Minnesota, Main Campus in the fall of 1961. Coming from […]

August 19th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

It has been a year since attending the “Celebration of Life” of my ex-wife Marcia Julia Rudie Osberg.  We were married on August 21, 1965.  I could have gone to see the Beatles at Metropolitan Stadium, but I got married to Marcia at St. Olaf Catholic Church in downtown Minneapolis instead.  The wedding reception was […]

August 5th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

In January of 1971, I attended a Coon Rapids City Council meeting to complain about the snowmobiles that were running up and down the streets in my neighborhood. I was not impressed with my representation at the meeting, so that fall I decided to run for the Third Ward Council seat. I had met a […]