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Column: Junior college prepared pilots for WWII

May 31, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A Worthington boy was telling his dad about Pearl Harbor as they drove home from the cemetery on Memorial Day. He had watched a Pearl Harbor DVD he said. “The Japanese missed our carriers, but we had no way to fight back. We weren’t ready for a war.” Continue Reading

Column: Fritz’s Christmas story is one that bears repeating

December 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Christmas is a time for twice-told and thrice-told tales. Oh, and even more. How many times through the passing of 20 centuries do you guess the story of the birth of Christ in the stable at Bethlehem has been told? This would be a total beyond comprehension. Continue Reading

Column: British land ‘vultures’ once roamed prairie

June 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON We are 261 years beyond 1751. That was the year Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father, told of his dislike of immigrants. The immigrants who troubled Franklin were the Germans. Continue Reading

Crippen named MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist

March 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS Best & Flanagan LLP has announced that attorney Sarah E. Crippen has received the distinction of MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Continue Reading

Column: Buffalo Ridge — our answer to the Hoover Dam

June 24, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON When you get above age 30, people sometimes ask you about things you remember that are not often seen any longer. Or maybe it is when you get above 40. You know what I am talking about. I even have people ask me about such things. Continue Reading

Column: Community orchestra not new to Worthington

August 6, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The first guitar music I ever knew came with cowboy movies, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers at the Grand Theater. “I’m back in the saddle again, out where a friend is a friend ”
Cowboy shows were rated B-movies. I heard people say guitars were B-instruments. Continue Reading