Sunday, November 19, 2017

Editorial

Paul Dale is lucky to be alive. And he wouldn’t be alive if it wasn’t for the efforts of his wife, Laura and the emergency responders in Blooming Prairie. I can relate to Paul in a couple of ways. First, I have no memory of what happened back in January for at least 20 minutes when I ended up with...
Over the years I have come across people who have expressed difficulties in finding good work experience and have gaping holes in their resumes.  This summer we have the perfect opportunity for teenagers specifically to get a jump start on finding some valuable experience in the newspaper business...
Yes, the June 9 Referendum for the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva School District is finally upon those in the school district.  And it is an important vote for the school district, because it will determine what will become of the Ellendale and New Richland facilities in the coming years....
There’s an old saying that adversity can be a defining moment in a person’s life. Or should we say adversities. That certainly has been the case in the Bussler household over the years. As my son, Caleb, graduates this week, I want to reflect on two major adversities in his life and how it has...
Though the ups and downs of the weather make us wonder at times, there is a definite sign that spring is in full bloom at Frank & Tom’s Greenhouse in Blooming Prairie. For the 25th season, owner Frank Vorlicek is once again dazzling the area with a wide assortment of fresh flowers waiting for...
There is a lot of controversial issues and breaking news going on in Steele County or close to Steele County in the case of the feedlot dilemma in Westfield Township.  I’ve worked at larger city newspapers, and at times have been inundated with tough issues and decisions that boards and others have...
It doesn’t take much to figure out that the world is changing around us, and not always in a positive way. I like to consider myself a “half full glass” kind of person and not dwell on the negative aspects of life. But sometimes it becomes important to focus on the negative things in an effort to...
Graduation Day is coming soon for those across the Steele County Times and News Enterprise coverage areas. Over the next few weeks those graduating will be getting everything together for that special day in May, or in some cases, June. Our publications have two senior interns that will also be...
Seeing photographs or watching videos of inmates locked up in Minnesota’s prison system or any images of prison won’t be happening anytime soon.  The Minnesota Department of Corrections has placed a camera ban for any prison interviews conducted by the news media. In changing the policy in February...
I have a confession.  I recently was locked up behind prison bars in a facility that once was deemed the bloodiest 47 acres in America. In fact, it was a family affair as three other members of my family joined me in prison.  It was short lived, however. After three hours of confinement, my family...

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