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Took a trip last week to Branson, MO. My friend Greg Peer of Grantsburg, the best outdoorsman I’ve ever known, insisted we stop in Springfield, MO at the Bass Pro Shops Museum and Aquarium.

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I remember when I was a small boy, my mother would feel my warm head, check out my tonsils and say, “I think you have a virus.”

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Last week at the Minneota vs. Sleepy Eye football game I was walking the sidelines taking notes so I could right the story of the game for this week’s Mascot.

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I was laying in bed the other night and couldn’t sleep so I began to think about my favorite actor and I tried to recall as many of his movies as I could.

The Pedersons have been married for 53 years. In winning the senior award this year, Ray said, "I'm not usually at a loss for word, but this is a bit overwhelming. We appreciate the honor very much."

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The Lyon County Senior Citizens of the Year are Nancy and Ray Pederson of Cottonwood. These two are a remarkable couple that has really gotten involved.

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A relative recently handed me a copy of a very clever piece and I’ve decided to use it here. I did not write this, but I found it very clever.

One of the markings in the Jeffers Petroglyphs.

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Nothing gives you a better perspective on life than taking a “road trip” somewhere you’ve never, or seldom been. Last week, I was forced to make TWO ... not one ... but TWO road trips to St.

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For several years now I’ve been living these two lives. One is in Grantsburg, WI where I have a home and a wife. The other is in Minneota, MN, where I have a business and an apartment.

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Being a baseball fan, I’ve had my good days and I’ve had my bad days. It’s a very rare day, indeed, when all my teams win and make me a very happy man. But Sunday, was one of those days.

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