Monthly Archives: July 2015

Weekly Register-Call – July 16, 2015

A Tailing Tale of St. James Methodist Church 156th Anniversary This past Sunday I had the pleasure of joining with the congregation of St. James Methodist Church to celebrate their 156th Anniversary. Members and guests were invited to dress in Victorian or Western attire, adding much to the festivities of the day. As I had not previously visited St. James,… Read more »

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Weekly Register-Call – July 9, 2015

A Tailing Tale of Bill and Dorothy Harmsen, Creators of the Candy of the Old West   Bill was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 12, 1912 and Dorothy in Minneapolis on September 13, 1914. Bill flew as a pilot for Continental Airlines and it was during those years that he met Dorothy on a blind date. They moved to… Read more »

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Weekly Register-Call – July 2, 2015

A Tailing Tale of Val Fitzpatrick, Cowboy of the Old West I recently had the pleasure of sharing breakfast with a group of extended family members and some of their extended family members, where I met and shared conversation with Lois Smith of Baggs, Wyoming. The conversation at our end of the table went to the subject of me being a… Read more »

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Weekly Register-Call – June 25, 2015

A Tailing Tale of Poker Alice, Wild West Gambler Extraorinaire A steady stream of miners, ranchers, and cowhands, filtered in and out of the Number 10 Saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota. An inexperienced musician playing an out-of-tune accordion squeezed out a familiar melody while ushering the pleasure seekers inside. Burlap curtains were pulled over the dusty windows, and fans that hung… Read more »

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