Saturday, September 23, 2017

Opinions

This column series has largely focused on what sports can teach us about life. There are, however, some things we do in sports that never seem to find their way into real life. I’ve compiled my top five list below.  Spanking teammates While there is definitely national debate over corporate...
Growing up in rural Minnesota meant only one thing in our household. Our radio was tuned to WCCO-Radio, the 50,000-watt blow torch that blankets much of the upper Midwest. I grew up listening to one of the nation’s most enduring and popular radio duos of all time, Boone and Erickson. They were a...
Just as you sit down to gobble some turkey this week, I encourage you to boycott some of America’s biggest retailers, including Minnesota-based Target. I share this letter with you as visions of turkey dance in your heads.   An open letter to Minnesota’s Target Corp: It is with utter dismay that...
It seemed like every time I turned around last week my cell phone was blowing up with text messages from my oldest daughter relaying yet another crisis going on in the world. A couple of key events across the world are proving to be real life-changing situations.  First it was the on-going turmoil...
It seemed like every time I turned around last week my cell phone was blowing up with text messages from my oldest daughter relying yet another crisis going on in the world. A couple of key events across the world are proving to be real life-changing situations.  First it was the on-going turmoil...
There are some anniversaries that are come and go without any real significance. But then there are some that deserve special attention. Such is the case with an anniversary I celebrated last week when I hit the six year mark of owning the Steele County Times. This one is special to me because of...
Like many Minnesotans, my ear was glued to the radio last week when federal and state authorities announced a new development in the decades-old disappearance of Jacob Wetterling. It’s a shocking crime that captivated the hearts of the entire state back in 1989. And now, 26 years later, it still...
One of my favorite things to do in life is enjoy family activities with my children.  That has become a challenge over the last few years with two going off to college and another stuck at home with mom and dad. I’ve had a hard time adjusting to having only one child at home, but I’m trying to make...
One of my favorite things to do in life is enjoy family activities with my children.  That has become a challenge over the last few years with two going off to college and another stuck at home with mom and dad. I’ve had a hard time adjusting to having only one child at home, but I’m trying to make...
Running a weekly newspaper operation can be both a blessing and a curse all at the same time. It’s nice to have an entire week to gather news stories and put together the newspaper. But it also can be downright troublesome as well, especially when it comes to breaking news. When something big...

Pages

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

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed