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Minnesota’s Most Famous Invention Can’t be Rollerblades
My personal favorite invention by a Faribault, Minnesotan comes from Albert A. Winkley who lost his left leg in a mowing accident at the age of 11 in 1868. There were no artificial limbs in those days so at the age of 28 he made and patented the Slip Socket Leg which brought relief to people all ove…
Faribault Hospice Light Up A Life Moved Indoors is Still Magical
Even though I've seen this so many times over the years the tree lighting always hits me. In past years when loss was more recent tears would well up in my eyes. I admit in recent years I usually smile as I think of each of the lights on the tree being the soul of someone I know and realize t…

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