July 28th, 2023 by Gary Osberg

Fisher’s Club is a restaurant next to a city owned swimming beach on the north shore of Middle Spunk Lake in Avon, Minnesota. George “Showboat” Fisher was a major league baseball player from 1922 until 1932. He played for the Washington Senators and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was 33 years old when he opened Fisher’s Club. The dance […]

July 21st, 2023 by Gary Osberg

“Crescent Cove offers care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life-expectancy, and to their families who love them. Around the United States, there are over 4,700 hospice homes for adults.  Crescent Cove Respite & Hospice Home for Kids is Minnesota’s first and only home designed just for children and their unique needs, […]

July 13th, 2023 by Gary Osberg

In the summer of 1955, I was 11 years old, and we were living in St. Louis Park. My mother signed me up for bible camp.  I have no recollection of where the camp was other than “up north”.   I got so home sick, that an older couple was enlisted to drive me to Upsala […]

July 7th, 2023 by Gary Osberg

The 39th annual Hagstrom/Osberg Golf Open Tournament, “The H2O”, will be held tomorrow at the Little Falls Golf Course. My mother’s sister, Leone, Auntie to me, married Duane Hagstrom, co-owner of Hagstrom Chevrolet in Upsala, Minnesota. Between the two families there were 10 cousins. Auntie’s youngest, Kevin, is a very good golfer and for many years […]