Arts & Culture

No one is ready for final moments

Okay, so I like science fiction movies. And the theme of aliens has been around for a long time. A few years ago, the movie “Signs” ... Read more

Out of 100 species of milkweed, 14 of them can be found in Minnesota

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. “Everything is nearly copacetic. I’m so tired, I don’t have enough energy to snore. I’m just ... Read more


TOPS Minnesota 979 The TOPS Minnesota Chapter 979 announces its August and September winners. Division winners were Dorothy Porter, Lois Goodnature, Keith Porter and Shirley ... Read more


Jaxon Christopher Wangen Nikki Heather and Chris Wangen of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Jaxon Christopher Wangen. Jaxon was born Sept. 4, ... Read more

Four seasons of interest and three seasons of color creates the perfect garden

The perfect garden, is there really such a thing? We all strive to have the perfect garden, and I am no different than most gardeners, ... Read more