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St. Urho is coming back to the Chinook Senior Center!

Alert "Journal" readers may recognize the name "St. Urho." Actually, really alert readers will remember when the Finnish saint was first introduced in the "Journal" I spelled his name wrong-oops. That's all in the past, way back in 2022 when St. Urho made his first visit to Chinook. He appeared first at the Chinook Senior Center for lunch on March 16, the official St. Urho Day. Here's a bit of background to this year's runup to St. Urho's Day, 2024.

St. Urho created in Minnesota as a reaction to St. Patrick's Day

An off handed comment in a pre-St. Patrick's Day event in northern Minnesota star...