Sunday, May 27, 2018

Opinions

It's offically Super Bowl season. The sports worl turns its attention to Minnesota. Millions of Americans will be watching as the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles afec off in the big ga,e. which will be held in Minneapolis, just 75 miles northeast of Kasson. Through 18 weeks, the...
Is this Winter of the Walking Dead, or what? It seems like everyone is sick. We're hacking away, battling fever, the chills and the hot sweats, taking medication and sleeping long hours, hoping whatever it is runs its course- STAT (from the Latin word ‘statum,’ or ‘immediately,’ according to...
As we got dumped on with snow earlier this week, I primarily dtayed indoors and enjoyed the beauty of it all. But soon panic overcame me as I looked outside to see massive amounts of snow- more than I recall seeing in quite some time. I always get a little nervous when my snow-blower sits idle in...
School is... Stressful. And I’m not just saying that because the next quarter and semester are peeking their heads around the corner. No. It’s always like this.  Anyone who is in school, young or old, knows that there are highs and lows to getting up so early in the morning. These are one of my...
Gosh, but the flu is ever so much fun. And it seems like about every other person  is suffering from it here in our corner of the world. We are the hacking, sneezing, going-back-to-bed Walking Dead. This is not the “flu” flu, which entertains our stomachs. It’s the coughing flu, featuring the...
Now that we’re in mid-January, it can be easy to fall into the winter blues.  After three weeks to recover from the holidays, we’re back into our normal routines of school or work.  Meanwhile, the sub-zero temperatures of this past weekend have kept most people cooped up inside, and that can...
The new year always provides poeple with the opportunity to make resolutions for making changes in their lives. I’ve never been real crazy about resolutions, but it seems like most people break them within weeks, or in some cases days, of making them. I know we’re already a few weeks into the new...
We've reached that time of the year when it's no longer socially acceptable to have Christmas or holiday decorations around the house. A few families may persevere, but most families will be taking down the Christmas tree this weekenf if they haven't already. If your family is anything like mine...
Famous dates in history: 205 to 187 B.C.- The world discovers the lottery, thanks to the Chinese Han Dynasty. Proceeds are said to have helped build the Great Wall of China. Jan. 11, 1569 - The first lottery ticket goes on sale in England. It’s performed nonstop through May 6 at St. Paul’s...
About a month ago the 2017 contest winners for the National Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Ediotrial Contest came out by Publishers' Auxiliary, a trade publication for newspapers across the country. As I was flipping through the special section, I was amazed at what I found on page 7. It...

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Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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