Hi Neighbors, Kyle and our boys have built an Igloo in our front yard. You might notice reflective blankets on it the next couple days to preserve it through these warmer temps. The boys...
(NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE) VOLUME 1 As I write this, it is late January, the stock market is still trading near all-time highs, a Reddit army just blew up Wall Street...
A CONTINUATION ON HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS AFFECTING LOCAL BUSINESSES Providence Academy At the beginning of 2021 Dr. Todd Flanders of Providence Academy shared with LocalTies how COVID-19 is...
Health and fitness have been a way of life for Suzann Yue since she was very young. At 18 years of age she was first introduced to the martial arts, discovered she had a natural talent for...
Our community lost a long standing, loyal member and generous soul just as Covid-19 was overwhelming our psyches. Slight in stature, her size didn’t take away from the impact she created - Phyllis was the matriarch of...
A continuation on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting small local businesses. 2020 and the pandemic have rocked Medina Entertainment Center’s world Due to Governor Tim Walz's executive order all...
Photos by Ann Marie Grocholski, AMG Photography Becoming Lost When you grow up in a town as small as Pelican Rapids, Minnesota (population 2502), everyone knows your name, your business,...

Natural Swimming Pools

An environmentally friendly alternative to a classic American tradition. What is a natural pool? The natural swimming pool movement is widely considered to have begun with Gottfried Kern in Austria around...
Change. It’s been synonymous with Covid. Here, five Hamel and Medina businesses share their stories of change to adjust to the new normal. OAK Eatery adds staff due to increased business

Faith to Persevere

The Halversons on Business, Homeschooling & Culture Over Color Photo credit: Justin Cox Photography It is said our hardest experiences are the best lessons in preparing us for life’s challenges....