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Friends That Felt Together Knit Together

October 22, 2014 Gathering at a different home each month, the Little Sioux Spinners and Weavers Guild recently meet at the home of Kris Hackbart in Emmetsbur. more »»

 
 
 
Readin’ and Ritin’

October 21, 2014 I came across an online news item Wednesday morning that just really struck me for some reason, and I?just started typing away because there was this sudden torrent of things I?had to say about the... more »»

Grandmothering

October 16, 2014 At the age of 47 I became a grandma, twice in the same year in fact! I was elated! Five years later I'm sitting here thinking a lot about grandmothers and what our roles are; what my role is... more »»

Harvesting And Planting

October 14, 2014 As Dave Carpenter’s cartoon points out, harvest is in full swing. Anyone who has been out in the country lately sees combines running all day and well into the night. more »»

Phobia Madness

October 7, 2014 It doesn’t matter where you’re reading or what you’re watching on television these days; there’s always some discussion of an affliction that people are battling and that science is trying to find a... more »»

Slowing Down

September 25, 2014 In today’s society, things seem to have become easier through technology and the like, but sometimes I like to just slow down -- especially since some of the modern conveniences I have yet to catch... more »»

Looking Back

September 23, 2014 As I sit at my desk on a Sunday evening, I’m looking over a wedding invitation from the oldest daughter of some very good friends, who will be getting married this coming Saturday. more »»

A Day in September

September 18, 2014 As summer began to give way to Autumn I had the most exquisite day in downtown Emmetsburg. more »»

It’s Not Time Yet

September 16, 2014 Friday night’s frost scare sent people scurrying outdoors with old blankets and sheets to cover flowers and vegetable plants. more »»

Back Country Roads

September 11, 2014 Traveling the back roads of the county this past weekend, I observed that fall really is around the corner. more »»

Decisions, Decisions

September 9, 2014 I have a dilemma here – a very simple one at that – what to write about. more »»

By The Numbers

September 3, 2014 When I was working on the Project LIBERTY section, a most fascinating piece was “LIBERTY By The Numbers.” We had talked about how much one of those bales might weigh:. Now we know:?1,500 pound. more »»

Best of Friends

September 3, 2014 Forty years ago I met a pretty little red-haired girl. She came to our school bus stop and began to lean against the pole. "No", I told her, "that's the spit pole. more »»

Words For Youth

August 28, 2014 Every so often, no matter what community you may be in, the topic turns to the youth of the community and how they are frustrated with a lack of activities geared towards them. more »»

60 Miles Per Hour

August 26, 2014 Most people think of 60 mph as the speed of a vehicle. While this is true, rural folks have another meaning of the term and it involves callus cruelt. more »»

A Blast From The Past

August 21, 2014 Recently Chris and I spent a Friday Night at the Superior 71 Drive-In and saw Into the Storm as well as Guardians of the Galaxy. more »»

Autumn Leaves of Summer Solstice

August 19, 2014 My niece was married on June 21st, the day that the sun is at it's northern most point. My parents attended, traveling to Iowa from Florida, heading north with the su. more »»

Remembering Andy

August 14, 2014 Our newspaper readers often contribute interesting items to the staff. Recently, I visited with former Emmetsburg resident Arlene Hutton Cook. more »»

Lists Lists Lists

August 12, 2014 There’s no denying that I?enjoy reading some of these “Top Whatever”?listingsthat are published with regularity on the Internet for a lot of different reason. more »»

Irish Treasures

August 7, 2014 During my trip to Ireland last month I brought back lots of souvenirs! In the mix were the prerequisite t-shirts, hats and tons of postcards. more »»

RAGBRAI Review

August 5, 2014 It’s been two weeks, and people are still talking about RAGBRAI. Amid continued compliments, Emmetsburg is still riding the high of a job well done. more »»

 
 

Victorian House October 26, 2014

Victorian House Museum open from 1 to 4 p.m. more »

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