Social Security honors and supports military service members and their families

Every year, on Memorial Day, the nation honors service members who have given their lives for our freedom. Social Security acknowledges the sacrifice of our military’s service members, and we honor these heroes and their families who may need help th… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHERS

This month's photographer spotlight: Connie Stone of Angora, MN

Photographs by Connie Stone. EDITOR’S NOTE: We continue this week with our monthly feature on local photographers. This month highlights the work of Connie Stone. She enjoys photographing local sporting and community events, but also enjoys the di… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Hometown Focus Recipes

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo


 More great recipes from www.allrecipes.com as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May. It’s a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Enjoy w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Brides, bridesmaids and moms…

Add flattering, beautiful pieces of jewelry to your special day


The right jewelry can add a finishing touch to wedding attire.Jewelry. Probably one of the last things that brides think about. After all, the venue, the dress and the photographer all need to be arranged quite a bit ahead of time. However, just beca… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Wedding dress fitting guide

Because fashion preferences were once ornate and dependent on precise fits, readyto wear clothing really did not become widely available until the early 20th century. Such attire is now available in just about any retail store. Because ready-to-wear … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

It helps to be organized

Create a wedding day schedule

Wedding days can be hectic. In fact, many couples note after tying the knot that their wedding days were so busy that the ceremonies and receptions were over before they knew it. Creating a wedding day schedule can seem like a daunting task. Couples … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Planning guide for a second marriage

One of the more popular tourist attractions in the United States is also a popular place to tie the knot. The bright lights of the Las Vegas strip and the surrounding area have drawn visitors for decades. Las Vegas also is home to more than 100,000 w… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

No rules when planning a second wedding

Taking a chance on love and marriage for the second (or third) time is certainly worthy of celebration. The Pew Research Center reports that at least four in 10 new marriages now include at least one partner who has been married before, a trend that … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

For a successful destination wedding, extra planning required

Twenty percent of couples tying the knot choose to have destination weddings.Imagine reciting vows along the Mediterranean coast or amid pastel-hued homes and swaying palm trees. For the travelinclined, destination weddings present the perfect opport… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Various types of wedding officiants

Many people play a role in a wedding. The bride and groom, bridesmaids, groomsmen, ring bearers, and flower girls are front and center on the day a couple ties the knot. Another central, and very important, figure on a couple’s wedding day is the off… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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