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08/25/2016 - 1:24pm
Saw two items in the last week that brought up quite a few memories. The first was that Friday, Aug. 19, was World Photo Day, where people are encouraged to share photos. Historians have noted that photography as we know it began in the mid 1820s, although the first types of photos were crude. Practical photography began in 1839. The first selfie didn’t pop up until much later....
08/25/2016 - 1:10pm
Back-to-school season is quickly approaching, and if you are like us, you are likely stressing about all the things you need to do before the kids...
08/24/2016 - 10:25am
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Oh, what a beautiful morning, And a gorgeous rest of the day. We traveled the lakes and saw lots of great...
08/11/2016 - 12:01pm
It’s back to school time. Actually, if you’ve been shopping in the stores, it’s been back to school time for several weeks. The...
08/10/2016 - 11:58am
Ok, I have to admit that I have a sort of obsession for the Summer Olympics. It was one of the nicest weekends of the summer and I spent...
08/04/2016 - 11:56am
By Patrick Fisher, The New Prague Times In the song "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" singer John Lennon makes the quote, "Life is...
08/03/2016 - 9:27am
My 4-year-old Ellen was sitting on my lap, munching popcorn and watching her first Major League Baseball game, when I happened to look up at the...
07/28/2016 - 2:44pm
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Don't do it! Don't change the place where you kept your car keys for years. So far they haven't been...
07/28/2016 - 10:28am
We’ve had an interesting month of July weather-wise, with plenty of thunderstorms to rattle us at night and a few extremely hot and muggy...
07/21/2016 - 2:04pm
Welcome to the 82nd annual Kolacky Days celebration. Inside this edition of the Messenger, you will find a special souvenir pull-out section...
07/20/2016 - 1:51pm
I've been in the newspaper business for more than half my life. I started in the sports department and have moved into a more overall newspaper...
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