February 19, 2012 - February 25, 2012
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February 25, 2012

To: Elizabeth Ries
We love you and we miss you. Keep on conquering at UMD and remember you want the apartment near Burrito Union. If you don't do it for yourself, do it for Mom when she comes up!
—Amy Ries

To: Tim and Marianne Whitaker
Happy 20th anniversary, Mom and Dad! Just think, only two more and you're empty nesters! Love your children, Matt and Em.
—Emily Whitaker

To: Lori, Shauna and Kayla
I hope your spa visit and a glass of wine has my girls relaxed and enjoying the show! Love, Bob
—Bob Bennek

To: Tom Albright
Happy Birthday to our son Tom, in the audience tonight, remember dad's motto: "you are only young once but you can be immature forever"
—Cynthia Albright

To: Tom Albright
Wishing a very happy birthday to Tom, our favorite brother, and an all around swell person, love your sisters.
—Mary Albright

To: Keegan Hartley
Happy 33rd birthday to Keegan, a 4th generation Hartley family listener to PHC, here tonight with wife, Becky. Enjoy the show and Bulldog hockey afterwards! Love from Mama Kim
—Kim Herschler

To: Connie
Happy 54th birthday to the best wife on the Prairie. I pledge full support to your home improvement plans, by my wallet if not my back and my knees.
—steve kinney

To: Jaime
Happy Birthday to Jaime in Duluth, MN. May your gas mileage be as high as your age this year. Love Lisa & Jason
—Lisa Baumann

To: Saint Scholastica’s GTL students
Congratulations on completing half of your student teaching adventure! Who would have ever thought a 15-year-old could be so terrifying? Remember they can smell fear so stay strong.
—Jillian Godfrey

February 24, 2012

To: Andy and John
May the wind be at your back, on your hike up to campus....GO UMD Science Majors! your Twin Cities Families
—Debra Olufson

To: M&M Yang
All is well here in Duluth, that exam went well, I'll see you when the snow melts.
—John Earl

February 22, 2012

To: Dirk and Terry DeJong
Happy 40th anniversary! Enjoy your first night out since you went to a movie in 1989, you crazy kids. Love, your girls and boys.
—Laura DeJong

February 21, 2012

To: Jerry Szymaniak
Happy Birthday! Sorry that our daughter and I prefered to play in the jazz band tonight instead of sitting with you. We love you anyway!
—Ellen Bogardus-Szymaniak

To: LB
Dear LB, Keep the home fires burning, the snow shoveled and the dog fed. Wish you were my cruising buddy. I'll bring a grass-skirt home and show you how it's done. Love you lots, Jr.
—J R
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