June 7, 2012 “Home” isn’t all that far – 25 miles across the way to West Bend. more »»
Do Your Duty
June 5, 2012 Today, Tuesday, June 5, is Primary Election Day. “Hmmm, that’s nice. more »»
What’s New, Moos?
May 31, 2012 Just when you think you’ve heard about everything possible, try this on for size. more »»
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!
May 30, 2012 The stage at the Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre Performance Center is filled with children that look like they just stepped out of a Dr. Seuss book. They are rehearsing Seussical, Jr. more »»
The Duke’s Birthday
May 17, 2012 Academy Award winning movie “The Quiet Man” will be shown in Winterset next weekend during the John Wayne Birthday Celebration. While researching 1962 newspapers for our St. more »»
The Best Yet
May 15, 2012 I think this year's Wing and Wetlands event held at the Lost Island Prairie Wetland Nature Center on Saturday was the best yet! Not only was the weather perfect, but the program was excellent as well. more »»
I’m In Heaven….
May 10, 2012 May has arrived and with it, I am now certifiably in heaven. Nope, haven’t shuffled off or anything like that, it’s just that May 1 through 31 is the ultimate celebration – National Hamburger Month. more »»
What Can I Write About?
April 26, 2012 Family Literacy night at West Elementary School was a huge success last week. Classrooms were bulging with 350 students, siblings, moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas. more »»
It’s Prom Time
April 19, 2012 Last Saturday night I had the opportunity to be involved in the Emmetsburg High School Prom, “Hollywood Nights”. more »»
Smart Phone Smarts
March 29, 2012 As more and more smart phones enter the marketplace, vast majorities are going to younger and younger users of the devices. more »»
Clearing The Air
March 21, 2012 With ground being broken for Project Liberty here in Emmetsburg last week, one might think that the future of ethanol is even brighter than before. more »»
Home Town Connections
March 15, 2012 When you leave Emmetsburg do you often meet people from “home”? It goes to show that we live in a very small world, with connections everywhere we g. more »»
Yes, It Hurts
March 8, 2012 Over the years as a journalist, I’ve had the occasion to report on triumphs and tragedies. more »»
Oh, The Irish
February 23, 2012 St. Pat’s is only three weeks off??Thanks for the reminder, Dave. We’ve been at this celebration for so many years that there are milestones to be celebrated. more »»
It's Good To Be A Guinea Pig
February 21, 2012 I was one of the lucky ones. On Wednesday, around midday, a friend and I were among the first to sample the new fare at New Shoots Farm Store, Bakery & Café. more »»
Words Of Wisdom
February 16, 2012 Many of you may have seen these 20 rules for youth to live by on social media sites, but as I read them, These were intended as words of guidance from a parent to their child. more »»
Help Your Heart In February
January 31, 2012 Wear Red Day is this Friday, Feb. 3. The day kicks off American Heart Month, a time to focus on cardiovascular disease and the efforts to stop America’s number one kille. more »»