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Veeder: Imagining ourselves in warmer times

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Dad was recovering in the hospital this winter, the wind howling and blowing snow across the glow of the streetlights, we took turns sitting with him in that sterile room, keeping him company throughout the night so we didn’t have to worry abo…continue reading on

Baumgarten: Summer is here

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It might be a little shocking, even unbelievable.
Today is the first day of summer.
It’s hard to imagine that spring is gone, because it feels like it never came. Winter seemed to last forever and eve…continue reading on

Leier: Important safety tips for summer

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

I’ll be the first to admit that following a long and cold winter and a short spring counted in days or weeks and not months, we almost feel like we’re trying to play catch up before we miss out on the summertime outdoors fun.
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Soaking up sunshine

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota.
As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling d…continue reading on

Summer can’t last as life goes on

August 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The dust is flying on these back roads. Each truck that creeps down the long hill off the highway and chugs up the other side leaves a ribbon of hazy pink behind it. Continue Reading

A summer experience to remember

August 29, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

It seems like only a few days ago that I was walking through the door into the newsroom of the Lake County News Chronicle for the first time. Now, a few short months later, it’s my last week and my last set of articles. Continue Reading

Summer is a dangerous time for teen driving accidents

July 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Department of Public Safety has released statistics for 2012 driving accidents and crashes. Even though teen crashes have decreased over the last five years, summer is still the most dangerous time of the year. Because of many distractions and teen driver inexperience, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths.
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Hugo’s has it all this summer

July 19, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Looking for a place to spend sultry summer nights? Perhaps you should visit Hugo’s, a popular and cozy little joint at any time of year. Whether you’re a regular or know next to nothing about Hugo’s, you’re in the right place. Continue Reading

Producers look to learn more about their trade

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

What could be a better place to learn about crop production than on the small-grain tour at the North Dakota State University Research Extension Center in Hettinger?
After loading up on a trailer, dozens of participants headed out to the plot area Tuesday to take in the presentations on small grains and pea varieties offered by NDSU breeders. There were also presentations on weed control and manure management.
“This will allow producers to learn about new varieties and how they perform in southwest North Dakota,” said John Rickertsen, research agronomist with the NDSU Research Extension Center in Hettinger. “They also will have the opportunity to interact with NDSU Extension specialists, scientists and plant breeders to answer any crop production questions they may have.” Continue Reading

Leier: Summer days slowly becoming shorter

July 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

While I’m never one to wish away the current for the future, I also realize mid-July is weeks and not months until school begins, baseballs are replaced by footballs, and shotguns and doves are mentioned with walleyes and plugs.
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