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Myths About Foster Care

September 17, 2019 Foster care: Children in foster care don’t need to be “rescued” from their homes. more »»

 
 
 
How to Tell if You Have a Fixed Mindset and What You Can Do to Change It

September 10, 2019 Sometimes I feel like I have a fixed mindset, especially when I was younger. Life was black and white, there was no grey and if the answer was not yes or no, I remember avoiding the question. more »»

Open Casting Call

August 29, 2019 One of the disadvantages of a twice weekly newspaper, sometimes we receive a news release “too late” to make it pertinent. more »»

Half Way There

August 28, 2019 Half-Way to St.?Pat’s! Can you believe it? Here we are, the end of August, and we’re looking ahead to the middle of March. The St. more »»

Keep Emmetsburg Beautiful

August 16, 2019 Emmetsburg is getting a sidewalk facelift. An observation from Mayor Myrna Heddinger: “this is a precision working team. more »»

Where Has the Time Gone?

August 14, 2019 Have you ever said to yourself where has the summer gone or where has the month gone? I caught myself doing just this the other day at a convenience store. more »»

The Mighty Monarch

August 9, 2019 Have you ever given thought to how far the Monarch butterfly has to migrate??On delicate wings, the Monarch swoops through the air on its migratory path to spend winters in the South. more »»

Take Back Your Life and Live Free

August 6, 2019 Everyone has given in to peer or societal pressure. It causes us to reinvent who we really are to fit i. more »»

Garden Produce

August 2, 2019 Through the years our garden has dwindled from a full fledged garden to a cherry tomato plant in a pot. The “garden” has now been taken over by day lilies. more »»

What Are The Main Forms of Noverbal Communication

July 30, 2019 Most of all communication is nonverbal and it may be the most important way you interact with others. There are many forms of nonverbal communication and they are part of what makes us human. more »»

A Happy Work Place

July 26, 2019 The mood-altering power of nature can help you succeed at work. That’s what columnist Brian Krenke tells us. He says office workers are virtually chained to their desks. more »»

Time Management is Important in Daily Life

July 23, 2019 Time is something we cannot escape. Wherever we go and whatever we do, time is always with us. Time management is one of the most important skills a person can, and should master. more »»

Tips for Caring for Man’s Best Friend in Summer Heat

July 16, 2019 After all the rain, people as well as man’s best friend, want to be outside. We need to be careful in extreme heat and take care of our best friends. more »»

Flapjacks or Pancakes

July 11, 2019 What a whirlwind weekend! Remember the song “Summertime - when the living is easy...”? The pace of the Fourth of July holiday weekend was nothing short of craz. more »»

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Is it Gone Forever

July 9, 2019 Everyday I find myself flabbergasted over the lack of respect or no respect that is shown by people every day. more »»

Generational Names in the United States

July 2, 2019 I have always wondered how the different generations got their names in the United States. In doing research on this subject, I discovered the reasoning behind some of the generational names. more »»

The Great Spencer Fire

June 28, 2019 $2,000,000 FIRE SWEEPS SPENCER. BUSINESS AREA OF 100 STORES RAZED BY BLAZE. LIGHTED SPARKLER IN THE HANDS OF BOY CAUSES CONFLAGRATION. By the Associated Press. Spencer, Ia., June 27. more »»

Scammers Are Always Trying To Get You

June 25, 2019 What are your family roots? Learning the answer to this question has gone far beyond looking through old newspapers in the genealogy room at the library. more »»

Let’s Catch Up

June 20, 2019 Once agin, it’s a busy time of year.?Lots of things on the calendar! Let’s catch up. One item that caught my eye is a field day in Algona, hosted by Practical Farmers of Iowa. more »»

Pay a Visit to the Farm News Ag Show

June 11, 2019 Exhibits, informative speakers, entertainment, prizes and more are all on the agenda Farm News is hosting its first of two farm shows for 2019. The one day event will he held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Cooking - 70 Years Ago

June 7, 2019 Barb Currans’ 1948 cookbook “What’s Cookin’??in Palo Alto County” was published by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary #2295, Emmetsburg. The book is in remarkable condition. more »»

 
 

AA Meeting September 19, 2019

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