October 13, 2013 - October 19, 2013
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October 19, 2013

To: My good looking husband, Jon
We had to come back 1400 miles to the Prairie four years after we had our girls to get our Saturday nights back. Let's not wait four more!
—Your strong wife, Leigh Anne Friesen

To: Brent
I know you are in the combine now, but you have to come get us out of here. We are the youngest ones here by twenty years. Meet us at 11th and Q.
—Lynn Hall

To: Kathy Bishop
To KATHY BISHOP: Happy 82nd Birthday to our traveling, house-hopping Mamou from your 25 children and grandchildren! We're not sure whose house you're at now, and thought this might be the best way to get in touch with you! Keep on truckin'!
—Mary Hall

To: Grandma Dee
The Kodads are here! After all these years, we are finnaly making the show. Hello to avid listener Grandma Dee. Sorry you couldn't make it, don't disown us this Thanksgiving and we hope this helps!?
—Bill and the kids Kodad

To: Robert Epp
We're so happy you made it back from Cuba just in time to get your ticket for this sold out show and for your 90th birthday! Dare we ask what you have planned for next year? With admiration and love from your sons, Tim and Chuck, and their families
—Tim & Chuck Epp

To: Meg and Ted on the Cape
Hello from rural Nebraska. Wish you were here watching the corn dry instead of suffering through another perfect evening watching the sun set over the ocean.
—Mike and Tori Sullivan

October 18, 2013

To: Pat
Since you left the country, I am enjoying an evening with Garrison. Your loving wife,
—Kim Morgan

To: Jenny Bellwood
You took care of our kids all week by yourself while I lay on the couch with a bad back. I love you. Thank you for marrying me.
—Chris Bellwood

To: Dr. Pepper
happy birthday 58 years an many more, we hope that the peacan season is great one this year
—charlie pepper

To: Jill
Jill, when we married you wanted someone who would fix things, make you laugh and to sleep with. I hope Garrison only makes you laugh. Atleast he better.
—Tyler Schmidt

To: Heather
Happy Anniversary, 12.8 years ago to the day! Thank you for sharing with me tonight what would have been on my bucket list (if I had a bucket list).
—Jeff McNear

To: Ana
Thank you for agreeing to be my wife. I can't wait to marry you tomorrow.
—Martin McGrath

October 15, 2013

To: Carl Carlson
Happy Anniversary! I'm glad that after 15 years of marriage,we can still agree on two things. Going to the MN State Fair and listening to Prairie Home Compaion.
—Michelle Carlson

To: Gregg & Lou Shogren
Celebrating 33 years of party pails of pickled herring and Mom steadfastly refusing to join in a hand of whist. With love from all of us in the little Lake Wobegon you've collected over the years.
—DeeDee LeMier

To: Mike and Marta Bainum
Welcome back to Lovely Lincoln Land... thanks for all your support over the years..., hope this show helps erase a small part of the debt.
—Jose Soto

October 14, 2013

To: Mom & Dad
Happy 30th Anniversary from the kids. Enjoy yourselves!
—Brooke, Haley, & Clint Easton

October 13, 2013

To: Monica
You make my life sweeter and gentler.
—Phil Stroud
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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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