Category: <span>People</span>

Carlelton dedicated this memorial to former professor and dean Shelby Boardman last Saturday. It’s northeast of the Hill of Three Oaks, east of the rec center. See the May 21…

Colleges People

Former Northfield School Board member Jean Boardman died of cancer yesterday morning, less than a day after a memorial to her husband Shelby Boardman was dedicated at Carleton. (Shelby died…



Clay Oglesbee NUMC pastor Clay Oglesbee stops by my confessional at the GBM on a regular basis.

As a sometimes-blogger, plain talker, insightful observer, and a regular guy, he’s the kind of preacher that an atheist like me can relate to.

Plus, he’s quite easy to make fun of.

To wit:

So it was not good news for me last week when I heard that he’s been promoted to District Superintendent (southeast MN region) for the Methodist Church, as it means that he and Mary Lynn, the woman he’s been primarily been sleeping with for many years, must depart Northfield…. a requirement of the Church.

Here’s the press release:

People Reflection

Northfield is often accused of not being business-friendly, but here’s proof that that’s not always the case. Downtown building owner and resident Bart deMalignon says he has a city permit…

Faux News People

Civic Orgs People