Saturday, April 4, 2020

Opinions

What a deflating end to what had been such a promising season. I’m sure I’m not alone in wallowing my disgust and frustration over how the season has ended for the Minnesota Twins. Our AL Central champions have now inherited the label of “Sweep 16.” The hex of the playoff monster continues to haunt...
As long as I can remember, the newspaper always played a relevant role in the community I grew up in as well as in my own life. From the time I had my picture along with my prize-winning hog published in the local newspaper as a young 4-H member, I have always cherished the local newspaper as being...
The Minnesota Twins are champions again, claiming the Central Division crown in the American League with 101 victories. If you have been on the Twins bandwagon before and jumped off, jump back on and enjoy the excitement of possibly heading to another World Series. The 2019 regular season has been...
Fall is a busy time for many recognition weeks of various groups and organizations. There is Clergy Appreciation Month, Newspaper Week, Fire Prevention Week, Manufacturer’s Week, Education Week and the list goes on. But there is one that is especially meaningful to me and many youth around the...
Homecoming 2019 at Blooming Prairie High School will be nostalgia at its ultimate. This week has featured tons of Homecoming activities designed to bring students and community together. It's a time of excitement when students and community feel a bond together. Alan Morton, Class of 1948, expects...
It’s something nobody likes to think about. Writing an obituary for a loved one is probably the least desirable thing to do, especially in a time of grieving. For years your local community newspaper has published obituaries detailing the lives of people who have passed on. They often accompany a...
Over the years you’ve likely heard the phrase, “It takes village to raise a child.” For obvious reasons, it often falls onto the entire community to bring up a child, especially in the world we live in today. I have a slight variation of the common phrase as it applies to putting out a community...
Some say it's antique. Others say it's just stuff. My wife Judy has a couple other words for stuff. . . like junk and crap. I keep reminding her that this stuff she calls stuff. . .oh pardon me, the stuff she calls crap, is actually my treasures. When we moved from the Twin Cities to Blooming...
Dallas Police Department Detective James R. Leavelle was a good cop and a good friend. Who was James R. Leavelle anyway? Leavelle was the Texas po- lice detective, dressed in a light tan suit and Stetson hat, most recognizable for his stunned look when alleged presidential assassin Lee Harvey...
Any time you get a large group of people to- gether there are bound to be a few security issues. The Steele County Free Fair is no exception. But what impresses me most about the fair is how there are really never any big issues. That’s no small feat for a celebration that reported- ly attracts...

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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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