This past week I interviewed Mark J Lindquist. Mark is currently in Poland doing humanitarian work on the border of Poland and Ukraine. He is boots on the ground helping Ukrainian refugees at the border. The stories he told about the suffering of the Ukrainian people moved me to tears at times. Mark Lindquist graduated from Ortonville High School in 1999. He was adopted in … Continue reading BOOTS ON THE GROUND
I gained new friends this past Wednesday as I ventured out to West Branch Vineyard just outside of Dawson. It’s a new business run by a husband and wife. They wanted to advertise on KLQP, so I went out to see what their business was all about and do an interview. I had heard of Trig and Sara Viessman, but don’t remember ever meeting them. … Continue reading NEW FRIENDS
You know the game of basketball has a way of bringing people together. It was a fun and busy week of basketball for me. It started Monday at LQPV where the Eagle boys hosted the Canby Lancers. I got to visit with a number of my friends from Canby and we mostly talked about the success of the Canby Sportsman ice fishing tournament on Del … Continue reading BASKETBALL FUN
It was my birthday Friday and by noon I was exhausted from celebrating. Birthdays are fun, I like celebrating birthdays. Some of my friends don’t like making a big deal about their birthdays and other friends make it a pretty big deal! Last week I announced at work that I was taking the day off to celebrate my birthday. I was joking of course, I … Continue reading BIRTHDAY EXHAUSTION
I left the Lac qui Parle County Fair Sunday evening with a smile on my face. My favorite part of the fair isn’t food, the malts or the rides, but visiting with people. Working in the Q92 booth and seeing friends and family and even people I don’t know but they know me because I am on the radio is fun. I had a few … Continue reading I LOVE PEOPLE!
I don’t know what you think of high school reunions, but I like them. I heard a high school classmate say to another ” I haven’t seen you in over forty years” and another say ” You haven’t changed at all since high school” that’s the kind of conversations that went on during our class reunion Saturday night. I like to visit with classmates that … Continue reading CLASS REUNION