Saturday, August 18, 2018

Opinions

The new year always provides poeple with the opportunity to make resolutions for making changes in their lives. I’ve never been real crazy about resolutions, but it seems like most people break them within weeks, or in some cases days, of making them. I know we’re already a few weeks into the new...
We've reached that time of the year when it's no longer socially acceptable to have Christmas or holiday decorations around the house. A few families may persevere, but most families will be taking down the Christmas tree this weekenf if they haven't already. If your family is anything like mine...
Famous dates in history: 205 to 187 B.C.- The world discovers the lottery, thanks to the Chinese Han Dynasty. Proceeds are said to have helped build the Great Wall of China. Jan. 11, 1569 - The first lottery ticket goes on sale in England. It’s performed nonstop through May 6 at St. Paul’s...
About a month ago the 2017 contest winners for the National Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Ediotrial Contest came out by Publishers' Auxiliary, a trade publication for newspapers across the country. As I was flipping through the special section, I was amazed at what I found on page 7. It...
Just like most things now, I find that the holiday season comes and goes far too quickly. I don't think I was allowed much time to prepare for the season, much less celebrate it, but it is what it is. The one week that I get off pales in comparison to the month that my sister has been home now,...
You'll see lots of the same old New Year's resolutions on patch.com, a website featuring "an innovative way to find out about, and participate in, what's going on near around you." A total of 37 percent of people responding to a site poll said they resolved to Eat Better, Exercise More, and Spend...
There was no shortage of news- both good and bad- in Dodge County and across the region during 2017, and the stories and photos od decisions and events filled the pages of the DCI each week. In this edition of the DCI, we are recapping 2017 in a variety of ways. On the front page, we have the Top...
I’ll admit I have a bit of a problem.  I’m not sure if everyone has this problem, but I tend to keep … everything.  Throwing things away is hard sometimes, and other times I’m just lazy. But I really do have a problem with letting things go.  Recently my mom and I decided it would be a good idea to...
Sugarplums aren’t the only things dancing in my head this holiday season. As I gear up for another round of adventures with my college-aged children, visions of studying abroad and terroristic attacks are dancing through my head. On Saturday, my son, Caleb, will be leaving for a four-month study...
Jim, our good ol’ junior high physical education teacher, loaded a bunch of us kids onto the back of a pickup truck. The driver took us four miles out into the country east of Rochester, dropped us off, and left. A few of the older kids asked Jim what in tarnation was going on. “You can run, you...

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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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