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05/11/2017 - 12:33pm
Every once in a while I get a question that deals with life. It can be in the form as “How’s life?” “What’s going on?” “What’s the big news?” “What’s happening in town?” When it’s in the public spectrum I refer to stories that have been in the news lately or that I’m working on. When it’s more personal,...
05/04/2017 - 1:49pm
Five-year-old Ellen woke up covered with boogers. Gobs of goo were dripping out of her nose and a few strands of hair were crusted over and...
03/30/2017 - 9:27am
Most people have likely heard that a new Kwik Trip is proposed to be built on the site of the former Econofoods on the west end of town. The work...
03/29/2017 - 1:07pm
The combination of insomnia and lack of sight is something I  had to endure early this week. I set up shop for the night on the couch...
03/23/2017 - 9:12am
The high school winter sports season comes to a close this weekend with the State Boys Basketball Tournament, the oldest event sponsored by the...
03/15/2017 - 3:00pm
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Spring has sprung, The grass is rizz. I wonder where the Birdies is? (If they're smart, they'll...
03/09/2017 - 2:20pm
Her friends called her Dottie… we called her Mom. The inevitable happened last month. Our mom, Dorothy Marie Petri, died at the amazing age...
03/02/2017 - 11:01am
It seems nearly everyone uses some form of social media these days. Whether it’s Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Pinterest or...
03/01/2017 - 9:45am
Ask my 7-year-old about vacation and she’ll tell you about dancing with a dolphin. Ask my 5-year-old, and you’ll get a detailed...
02/23/2017 - 10:20am
This is the time of year I really enjoy covering high school sports. It’s tournament time, or “March Madness,” which high school...
02/22/2017 - 1:53pm
I took my younger daughter to swimming lessons last weekend and then the two of us went out to lunch to celebrate her passing to the next level....
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