Lori Ehde
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My Uncle Virg in Rock Valley, Iowa, died suddenly last week. He was my mom’s brother and only sibling, and our family is deeply affected by the loss.   His passing has prompted … more
It’s been said, “You are not what you were born, but what you have in yourself to be.” To that I say, “Amen.” In the wake of last week’s storm and flood … more
Amid funnel clouds and cancer, we have to trust there is a plan I stood on Main Street Thursday evening gazing up at the swirling, ominous clouds directly overhead. I felt small and … more
Traveling home from the state high school track meet last week, we stopped at Old Country Buffet in Mankato — at the request of the three athletes in the vehicle.   By the time … more
Our Rock County historian Betty Mann, now in her 80s, is on the fundraising team for our new History Center on Main Street.   It’s a major undertaking, and she remarked that … more
I enjoyed morning coffee at the Mary Jane Brown home last week, and I’m still smiling about the visit. Of course, what’s not to like about being a “celebrity” guest of … more
It all started two years ago when we noticed some damaged Sheetrock in the garage.   I didn’t mind. I’d grown used to looking at them — a loose corner here, a … more
I had an episode of sorts last week in the car wash. It started outside the car wash when I was waiting in a line of cars to wash my Trailblazer, which was so dirty I couldn’t see … more
We’ve all done it … made that “quick” trip to the grocery store for just a few items only to return an hour later still missing items from our … more
On Thursday night last week, my son went to bed a child and on Friday morning woke up a man.   Just like that. One day he’s 17 and a minor child. The next day he’s 18 … more
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