Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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For Wendell Nash, five words changed his life: "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles." It was Feb. 9, 1964, and the legendary band was appearing on the "Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time. Minutes later they had laid the foundation to a musical revolution that would be the benchmark for everything that followed. "You could say that moment had somewhat of an impact," Nash, 61, recalled during an interview March 7 at Whitney Music Center in Willmar.
MONTEVIDEO -- Habitat for Humanity will be placing three of its homes in Montevideo for sale at auction in March, the West Central Minnesota board of directors has decided. "(The) time has come that these assets no longer promote the mission of Habitat and hinder the ability to help families in need in other ways,'' Joline Hovland, executive director, said Monday in a news release. The chapter sought for the past two years to find families to purchase the Habitat homes located on McKinley and Eighth Streets in Montevideo without success.
Most baseball fans seem to recall with little effort their first big-league game with their father. My first game took place Aug. 6, 1994, at the Metrodome. The Twins were hosting the New York Yankees in the first game of a two-game set.