Looking ahead

gfriends_0.pngAfter a set-back of breast cancer, Laurie Wolhart sets her sights on her goals By Isabelle Wattenberg Laurie Wolhart is a biker. It’s a passion the teacher at Owatonna’s McKinley Elementary shares with her husband. But their bond over the activity also connects them to other family members, fueling a larger purpose. Laurie’s grandson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was just four-and-a-half years old.

Blueberry Pie

(Recipe compliments of Martha Schuetzle, owner of Martha’s Eats & Treats)

Step one
Mix together the following in a food processor until small crumb form:
2 ½ cups cold flour
2 sticks cold butter
¼ teaspoon salt

Karen Workman

By Brenda K.M. Ward
During a recent afternoon I spent some time soaring through the friendly summer skies in an airplane with a woman who, though I knew little about her at the time, very much intrigued me.
Karen Workman is her name. She lives with her husband, Eric, near Northfield and carries on with a nine-to-five job during the week. She is a wonderful conversationalist and an all around lovely woman. And, similar to most people,