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06/23/2016 - 12:00pm
To all the motorists that have stopped at the crosswalk at the corner of Main Street and First Avenue, and gestured for me to go, even though I as a pedestrian have the red light, I appreciate the gesture, but I’m waiting for the green light. Not only is it because it’s the legal thing to do, but it’s the safer option. It’s also because I’m worried about the...
06/23/2016 - 10:37am
A large, grouchy old visitor recently greeted my family in the wee hours of a Monday morning. My husband, John, was the first to notice the dark...
06/16/2016 - 10:13am
Cooperation between government entities is something that people expect, but often, that is not the case. Everyone has their “turf,”...
06/16/2016 - 10:09am
I’ve got a few words on an insidious invention that causes major problems for many in this world. I’m talking about the snooze alarm...
06/15/2016 - 9:43am
What a fantastic weekend for Bullhead Days. A bit warm, but I'll take warm over rain anytime. Over the last five or so years it seems as if...
06/09/2016 - 12:36pm
May is one of my favorite months. Our gardens are being reborn (along with the weeds). Trees leaf out. The weather warms. Children graduate. Wait...
06/09/2016 - 9:57am
Three years ago, a new softball coach arrived in New Prague, and from day one, Nat Wagner said the team’s goal was to get to the state...
06/09/2016 - 9:36am
This is my first chance at writing a column since the paper published its Graduation special section. Looking at it each year, I am amazed at the...
06/08/2016 - 2:08pm
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Thank you, thank you, thank you! For the three birthday cakes, heaps of food and fun, frolic and visiting, as I...
06/02/2016 - 9:40am
The calendar may not say it for three more weeks, but summertime has arrived in Minnesota. People are going to the lakes or on vacation, enjoying...
06/02/2016 - 9:38am
There are times I wonder how it is our state legislators cannot approve legislation for something as important as infrastructure, but they can OK a...
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