Gordy Kosfeld’s Blog

Faribault High School Distinguished Alumni Recognized
A reception was held Saturday evening for the 11 members in the first class to receive the Faribault Falcon High Flyer Distinguished Alumni Award. The reception was held at the Faribault American Legion.
I had members of the organizing committee on an AM Minnesota program not long ago...
Another Friend Goes to Heaven
Last Wednesday evening I received a text from my friend Jerry Kes requesting he see my poem about him before he dies. Jerry enjoyed my poems about other people we've known over the years.
So Thursday night I sat down at my computer and wrote the following with the thought he would be able t…
Big Nine Conference Needs Split For Basketball
Minneapolis North is a repeat as the Class 1A Champion and will bump up to Class 2A next season.
One of their wins was against this year's Class 2A title holder Minnehaha Academy, which happens to be in Minneapolis. So next year it would not be out of the question to see two Minneapolis sch…
Kenyon-Wanamingo Girls a Few Possessions Short of State
The Kenyon-Wanamingo girls basketball team had about a three-minute stretch in Friday's game where they didn't score and their defense didn't get stops.
That translated into a Rochester Lourdes 67-61 win, but Knights head coach Brent Lurken couldn't be prouder of his team...
Six Minnesota Communities on Best Hockey Towns in America List
For the second consecutive year, Mankato is the highest-ranked Minnesota town on the SmartAsset website's list of best hockey towns in America.
The study ranked 118 cities with men's Division I hockey teams or members of the National Hockey League, East Coast Hockey League or the American Hockey Leag…
New Minnesota DNR Show Debuts Friday on KDHL
I had a visit recently with Dan Ruiter, information officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, about assisting us in getting some guests for a locally produced outdoors show.
We've got an exciting list of topics I believe, and the first show Friday will feature Big Woods State Pa…
Minnesota Record Eelpout Caught
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt, Minn., is the state record holder for the largest eelpout.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Getzler caught the mammoth 19 pound, 9 ounce, eelpout in the Minnesota waters of Lake of the Woods.
The fish measures 33 inches long and had a belly full of girth a…
Minnesota DNR Announces New Trout Fishing Regulations
I grew up with my bamboo fishing pole sitting along the banks of Spring Valley Creek and biking several miles outside of town to do trout fishing in Fillmore County.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today new special angling regulations that effectively allow trout fishing all …
Camp Omega Christmas Kitty Needs a Home
Renee Morris, office director for Camp Omega in rural Morristown, contacted me this morning reporting a kitten has been living in her office and they would love to find it a home.
Morris says as they were leaving work they saw her huddled among some leaves trying to stay warm in the bitterly cold air…

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