• MN Connections

    Remembering Prince – Our Minnesota Musician and Humanitarian

    Minnesota’s Governor, Mark Dayton, declared today to be Prince Day, in honor of what would have been his 58th birthday. Reading the tweets today brought to remembrance the morning of April 21st, 2016, when lives changed forever.  It was a cool and breezy Minnesota April day, perfect for baking some favorite healthy, gluten-free snacks. In the silence of my kitchen, I measured the ingredients ever so carefully. Yearning for some company, I tuned into my favorite radio station, MyTalk 107.1. Lori and Julia often keep me entertained on baking days with their light-hearted humor and banter. That day, their tone was different. I couldn’t even begin to imagine what was…

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    Chris Soules and Jeremiah James Korfe

    Weaving a Tale of Two Farmers As I began to watch Chris Soules’ journey to find love on ABC’s The Bachelor Season 19, each tractor, combine, silo, or field scene, brought back vivid memories of days gone by. Has it really been three years since Season 3 of CMT’s Sweet Home Alabama?   While the concept is similar to The Bachelor, CMT added the twist of pitting country contestants against city contestants, to win the heart of the lead, Paige Duke. One farmer from Clarissa, Minnesota, Jeremiah James Korfe, put his whole heart into it. Because that’s what farmers do. Being from Minnesota and the upper midwest, I found myself…

  • Jeremiah James Korfe,  MN Connections,  Reality TV Star Interviews,  Sweet Home Alabama

    Jeremiah James Korfe – Making it “Work”

      Past Work It was a beautiful August evening for a concert overlooking the picturesque Spirit Lake. And since Menahga, Minnesota is my mom’s hometown, I couldn’t have been more excited that I was getting a front row seat for this event. Sunny and 80 degrees with a light breeze, made for the perfect storm, when combined with the sunset overlooking the lake and the crazy awesome musical talent onstage. Jeremiah James Korfe delivered what audience members deemed the best concert in the 2-year concert series. While winning Season 3 of CMT’s Sweet Home Alabama may have given him his country music start, his fan base continues to grow. And that’s no…