Gordy Kosfeld’s Blog

The Medallion Has Been Found!
The 2017 KDHL Chappuis Jewelers Heritage Days Medallion has been found. It was located in the Two Rivers Park area on the walking bridge.
Scott Keilen and his son Alex Thompson were the lucky finders. They have been searching for the medallion for many years and have come really close a few times but…
148 Years of Memorial Day Observances in Faribault
According to a proclamation signed by Faribault Mayor Kevin Voracek, the first Memorial Day in Faribault was observed on May 30, 1869.
The proclamation goes on to encourage, "all citizens of Faribault to proudly join the Rice County Central Veterans Association in observance of this day to h…
Faribault Baseball Second Season Begins Thursday
The Faribault Falcon baseball team will play Mankato East in New Ulm on Thursday in a double elimination first four tournament. Mankato West, Marshall and New Ulm wait to see who wins the first four to get into the final four in the next round...
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…

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