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Remembering Duane Kerik, the M.D. of LSR’s first reeve

Joe McWilliamsLakeside Leader Duane Kerik was like a lot of his friends and neighbours; there were things about local government he didn’t like and he wasn’t shy about saying so. Unlike most of them, however, he stepped up and did…
North Dakotan involved with start of adult ed in Kinuso

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Northern Lakes College started out as a Community Vocational Centre, which provided adult education in various communities. In Kinuso, Lorentz Lorentzen was the teacher for 13 years. In a cutline in a 1974 Northland Free Press…
High heels as brakes and other memories from 90 years

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader From 1931 to 2021, a lot has changed, but where there’s snow there is sledding.  “We used to go sliding down the hill in the winter,” says Stevy Johnson (90). “And I loved high heeled shoes,…
The economy is the biggest change says SL centenarian

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader When someone has lived a hundred years, a lot changes.  For 100-year-old, Alexandra ‘Senny’ Fedorus, the economy is the biggest one.  “When I worked for $10 a month, it was good wages,” she says. “And now…