Looking Back

From April 1998 - Not Halloween - theatre arts. Students in LaVonne Winters’ theatre class at Canby High School molded masks using their own faces while studying ancient Greek drama. The masks represents comedy and tragedy.

Front Street Park would have been located on the right side of this picture. Notice a couple of the first cars on the left side.

Area History

Canby has many parks within its boundaries. In 1927, a Tourist Park was formed on the south end of Canby where the swimming pool is located now. I wrote about that a few weeks ago. At the same time there was another park in the planning.

Rotary of Canby

Addison Full, Hayden Noyes, and Cheyenne Hoffman were first, second, and third place winners in the Rotary Club of Canby Essay Contest on the Rotary Four-Way Test, picture here with their teacher Amy Gorder. The essays were read at the April 13 meeting of the Rotary Club of Canby.

Recipe Corner

Easy Strawberry Pie

submitted by Stephanie Assarsson


1 - 9 inch pie crust

2 tbsp cornstarch

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup water

1 - 3 ounce package strawberry Jello

4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Fresh whipping cream

Live Well • Age Wisely

I’ve come to realize that in rural Minnesota, we are our own best resource. People truly care for their neighbors and communities. When a call goes out for help, the response is often overwhelming. I feel so lucky to be in an area like this.

How can I make a difference?

Be a regular blood donor!

You can donate whole blood every 56 days, up to six times a year and double red cells every 112 days, up to three times in a 12 month period.


Every day generous people support the blood program by volunteering their time.

Spread the word!


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