Brock Wood and Jesse Hacker dropped their oars into the water at the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 17.
For the next two months, they will paddle their way 2,350 miles down the mighty river.
Natasha Bosek of Garfield graduated from Jamestown College in North Dakota with a bachelor of science degree in nursing on May 11.
Besides the educational experience, she was also fortunate to get some hands-on medical experience in another setting before beginning her career.
In the winter of 2011, the Hanson residence looked just as it had for the past decade, but inside was a different story.
Unpaid gas and electricity bills caused the pipes to freeze, spraying a freezing mist over the inside of the house.
In the corner, Elias Hanson sat shivering, huddled beneath five blankets. As his stomach rumbled, his mind raced through images of how different his life was.
Caroline Roers, Echo Press Intern
, May 29, 2013
Chances are if you peek inside most fish houses out on area lakes, you’ll find a guy or two hunkered over a hole in the ice.
However, there’s a local woman who has taken a liking to ice fishing and she’s boldly going where few women go.
The Tungseths have been dreaming about their future children since before they were married on December 9, 2006. They knew conceiving might be challenging, because Bonni suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome, a common female endocrine disorder.
Box tops aren’t just from cereal anymore. They can be clipped from Kleenex and broccoli and soup and milk. They can even be found on underwear packaging.
Best of all, box tops mean free money for schools.
In today's world, many people don't think a thing of flicking a switch and having the room instantly lit up. But imagine what it was like for those who experienced electricity in their homes for the very first time.
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