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
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
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.
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
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
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.
June 12, 2013 in River Falls Journal
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring but mosquitoes are loving it. Continue Reading