Category: Antiques

WHATZIT?

Robert Minhinnick, age 90, popped over from his farm at Invermay to show us this nifty little tool that belonged to his grandfather. Anyone care to take a guess at what it is? It...

Vintage Pencil turns up

When Florence Christianson was helping her mom Merle Coates clean out a few items, she came across this vintage pencil from Newman & Fransen, a former business in Wadena. The pencil reads: “Newman & Fransen,...

New program helps improve well-being

The new Wheels-to-Meals program at Wadena Hospital brings together longterm-care patients, Weneeda Park Lodge residents, Mallard Diversified Industries clients and community volunteers along with daycare and school children to share lunch, music, exercises and...

Candlestick phone makes appearance

Office staff was intrigued during the first days back from holidays when Peter Eskovich of Margo showed up with this interesting piece found in his house. After a little research, a similar unit found...