Subscribe|Advertise|Contact Us|Order Photos

Voyageur's Best of 2005

Best of:
 News & Features
Darla
Members Co-op has a new building
by Michelle Johnson
February 8, 2005
Rick Perry
Rick Perry had no previous history of heart disease
by Michelle Johnson
February 14, 2005
Owl
More than 3,000 owls have visited Minnesota as of this week
by Kim and Cindy Risen
March 8, 2005
Laura Collman
Family and friends honor Laura Collman's life
by John Grones
April 12, 2005
74 years of service
3 paraprofessionals will be retiring at the end of the year
by John Grones
April 26, 2005
Steve Cummings
Steve Cummings shares his thoughts on years of teaching
by the Voyageur Press staff
April 26, 2005
Pete Koenig
Cromwell math teacher Pete Koenig strives to help students
by the Voyageur Press staff
April 26, 2005
Bird
Sighting uncommon birds – the right place at the right time
by Kim and Cindy Risen
May 10, 2005
Derek Suhonen
Sixth grader, Derek Suhonen, owns his own business
by Sadie Frericks
May 24, 2005
Evelyn
Evelyn Swedberg reaches her goal to lose weight with TOPS
by John Grones
May 31, 2005
Tyrel Messer
Family keeps branding tradition alive at Diamond P Ranch
by Kaylyn Messer
July 5, 2005
Minnesota National, nearing reality
First nine holes of golf and living community open in spring
by Fritz Wanlund
July 5, 2005
Painting the sky
Big Sandy crew responsible for 4th of July fireworks displays
by Kaylyn Messer
July 12, 2005
Started with a 55 Chevy
The Wright Fire Department celebrates 50 years of service
by John Grones
July 12, 2005
Donny Fiester
Donny and Penny Fiester found the Wild Rice Days medallion
by John Grones
August 9, 2005
Jason Line
Jason Line's expectations for the remainder of the season
by John Grones
August 16, 2005
Cinnamon Rolls
The Smith family makes it to the Minnesota State Fair
by John Grones
September 13, 2005
Farming Lonegivity
Mel Johnson and Kenny Peterson talk about what keeps them going
by the Voyageur Press Staff
October 11, 2005
Remembering a Veteran
Adeline Simonson years in the Army Nurse Corps during WWII
by Erin Suhonen
November 15, 2005
Big Sandy Lodge
Big Sandy Lodge & Resort's remodeling project nears end
by John Grones
November 15, 2005
Blessings North of McGregor
Two area organizations extend blessings to a local family
by John Grones and Kerry Nelson
December 27, 2005
 Sports & Recreation
Kylee Smith
Kylee becomes the 6th player in Cromwell to score 1,000 points
by John Grones
January 11, 2005
Basketball
Jake Root ties single-game scoring record at McGregor High School
by J. C. Horton
February 1, 2005
Nate Higgins
Kris Rinta and Nate Higgins coach opposing teams
by John Grones
February 15, 2005
Alexa Grones
Cardinal girls basketball team loses to Tower-Soudan
by John Grones
March 8, 2005
Bowling longevity
Stroms keep on bowling at McGregor Lanes
by John Grones
April 12, 2005
Weaver sets all-time high
Julie Weaver recorded the all-time high series for women with a 646
by Mike Burr
April 26, 2005
McGregor Track runner
McGregor track team scores 140 points to win meet
by John Grones
May 3, 2005
Opening weekend at the horse race
The Olesiak brothers carry on a tradition passed down to them
by John Grones
May 17, 2005
Baseball team
Remembering local sports teams from years past
Bull
Locals ride in 50th annual North Star Stampede Rodeo
by Erin Suhonen
August 9, 2005
Moose
Two seventeen-year-olds have amazing moose hunting trip
by Cynthia Brekke
October 18, 2005
Cromwell Football
Cardinals are back in the Minnesota State Football Playoffs
by John Grones
November 8, 2005
Cromwell Football
Cromwell Cardinals earn trip to the Metrodome
by John Grones
November 15, 2005
From father, to son, to daughter
An elk hunt becomes a passage...
 
by Cynthia Brekke
November 22, 2005
Cardinal football
Cardinals head for the Minnesota State Football Championship
by John Grones
November 22, 2005
Buck
Arthur Juhl leads big buck contest with 224-pound trophy buck
by Sadie Frericks
November 22, 2005
Words of Wisdom
Lombardisms
by Bill Pocernich
November 29, 2005
Jake Root
The Mercuries' Jake Root opens the season with his 1,000th point
by J. C. Horton
December 6, 2005
 Columns
Fishers of men
from the Hills of Samaria
 
by Denny and JoAnna Meyer
January 18, 2005
Lilly
"Drug commercials must be cheaper by the dozen..."
by Cynthia Brekke
January 25, 2005
Muskrat
"TV ads have taken a turn in the last couple years..."
by Jerome Little
February 1, 2005
Osprey
The confusing issue of foot wear all began with cross trainers
by Jerome Little
February 15, 2005
Muskrat
The wedding reception song that has everybody dancing
by Nickole Caspersen
February 15, 2005
Osprey
One mom's way of answering the question
by Michelle Johnson
February 15, 2005
Baby skunk
Don't bother me... I'm on jury duty
 
by Cynthia Brekke
February 22, 2005
Sunset
Rain drops keep fallin' on my head
 
by Nickole Caspersen
March 1, 2005
Baby skunk
Discoveries of youth are the breeding grounds for adventures
by Jerome Little
March 29, 2005
Sunset
Catch 22 for college students
by Jacob Kulju
April 5, 2005
Baby skunk
One person's junk is another's treasure... or is it?
by Jerome Little
May 3, 2005
Trumpeter Swans
A dreadful chore
by Nickole Caspersen
June 28, 2005
'Thanks a Latte'
The Roasting House recently opened just north of McGregor
by Cynthia Brekke
July 5, 2005
'Thanks a Latte'
Summer time
by Jerome Little
July 12, 2005
The rodeo spirit
A cowboy's thoughts
 
by C. O. Bymark
August 9, 2005
Blue Heron
It started out as a camping trip
 
by Jerome Little
August 23, 2005
Deer
The Vikings' trip around the lake
 
by Jerome Little
October 25, 2005
Eagle
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it
by Nickole Caspersen
November 22, 2005
Deer
A woman's journey through weight loss
by Lynne Gilfus
2005
Deer
The debate on how prisoners of war should be dealt with
by Lee Bennett
2005