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Live Local Market Conditions

Numbers don’t lie. These charts show the average area home prices making an impressive comeback. If you’ve wanted to move but held off because you felt “upside down” on your mortgage, its worth re-looking at now. Just Click Here to send me a...

Raising Good Digital Citizens: Cybersafety Resources

Be Safe.  Think First.  Do the Right Thing. ►Not all of the sites below are appropriate for children.  Please use discretion when viewing these resources. Top Tips for Parents and Teachers: 1. Celebrate and Encourage Positive Uses of Technology It’s not all bad!  Kids...

My Norhian-Project Covered by Local Paper

Thanks to Jerry Smith and Kaylin Hreha for the interest in my little spring project.  Kaylin interview me last week for this article and it ran last Saturday.  I also wanted to thank Kathy Ness at the Library for assisting in the coming-and-going of Norhians and Hayes...

Stock Car Races Featuring Local Personalities

Shakopee, Minn. (Aug. 1, 2011) – The celebrity “Race for Courage” was held Sunday, July 31, at Raceway Park in Shakopee, Minn. Eleven local celebrities got behind the wheels of stock cars to race against each other in a fun and speedy “awareness driver” for Cars for...

I Just Scanned Every Northfield Yearbook Since 1877

That’s right.  It took me about 3 months of scanning, but I did it. I always wanted to somehow harvest all of the names and faces in a yearbook, but with Facebook and new digital ways, it seemed a waste to have this “social resource” sitting on the...

The best words a Dad could hear (Re-Post)

I few weeks ago I took my daughter Rylie to the Mall of America during the day for a father-daughter outing. I had taken off the day and she was on spring break. We went to eat at the “Rainforest Cafe” and then to the “Underwater World...

Happy Anni-Birthday Mom and Dad, Dad

Thought I’d re-post these videos I put together on my Dad’s behalf a year ago for their 40th anniversary. Happy B-Day Dad and Anniversary to my parents. We love you guys! 20 Things Al learned from being married for 40 years from Tim Freeland on Vimeo. Al...