Saturday, November 18, 2017

Opinions

Perhaps it’s just as well that I live in the country: it’s been said that I snore like a wild animal. My sympathies if this sounds familiar. My buddy picked me up at 5:30 a.m. on the day in 2004 when we left on our epic trip to fantabulous Glacier National Park in Montana. We did lunch in the...
With the sixth month of the year ending this past week, we’re o cially halfway done with 2017. You’re probably thinking, ‘Where has the time gone?’  If you’re like me, it may seem like you haven’t done anything noteworthy this year. However, it’s important to remember and celebrate all...
This past weekend was one of the most special times of the year. Father’s Day always proves to be extra special for me as I’m sure it does for countless other dads out there. Though my kids gave me a wonderful family portrait canvas of my daughter graduating from college, the best gift was being...
I am ready to ditch my new best friend.   Maybe it’s ‘buyer’s remorse,’ but this new smart phone is confusing and infuriating. Boxes are constantly popping up, and the tiny keyboard is apparently meant for use by ants, or amoeba.   I push buttons and nothing happens. Push buttons and get three...
You can see people chase their dreams every Tuesday night at 7 p.m.   That’s because America’s Got Talent (AGT) returned to NBC for its 12th season.   I think one of the main reasons so many people enjoy that show is because we see people pursuing their dreams and rising to the occasion.   Their...
Go to college, find a boyfriend/girlfriend, find a good job, get married, buy a house, and start a family – that’s the “normal” plan that young adults are supposed to follow. But more often than not, life doesn’t go according to plan. Somehow, almost every year our lives change, whether it’s a...
Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard some interesting comments from a couple of local business people about newspapers. They’re comments that infuriate me to no end. But perhaps more importantly the comments make me realize how lacking of knowledge people are when it comes to community newspapers. “...
It’s finally summer! These next couple months are a great time to relax and enjoy the great weather. Once you’re relaxed, it’s important to remember that fun summer adventures are available. All you have to do is look for them. My advice is, don’t wait until August to start your summer adventure...
Vicky Heitman is throwing this out there: Who’s interested in having a farmers’ market at her place of business, Prairie Meadows Senior Living Community? Heitman, the Kasson facility’s marketing director, has a vision of “Produce on the Prairie,” featuring produce, pastries, cookies, crafts,...
A pirate’s life is for everyone again. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales shows there’s some waters still worth exploring in this fifth installment of the franchise. The plot follows the continued adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp, as he’s joined by the son of...

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Steele County Times & DCI

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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