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Knight Wrestlers Fall In Double Dual

January 5, 2012 SPIRIT?LAKE - The Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Knights dropped a pair of duals to open the second half of the season Tuesday. more »»

Resolutions: Part 2

January 3, 2012 (Editor’s Note:?This is the second half of a two-part editorial that first appeared in The Democrat on Dec. 29.) 6. Learn Something New. more »»


December 29, 2011 (Editor’s Note:?This is a two-part editorial. The second half will appear in the Tuesday, Jan. 3, Reporter. more »»

It’s Caucus Time

December 27, 2011 The Iowa Caucuses are just one week away – Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Are you going to participate? Palo Alto County Democrats will meet in the courtroom at the Palo Alto County Courthouse in Emmetsbur. more »»

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

December 22, 2011 One of the most famous newspaper editorials of all time has to do with Christmas. It first appeared September 21, 1897, in the pages of a leading newspaper of the day, the New York Sun. more »»

What To Choose?

December 20, 2011 Over the past few weeks, Palo Alto County Supervisors have struggled with decisions that will affect the residents of the county in the future, in terms of representation by the Supervisors. more »»

A Special Time Of Year

December 14, 2011 Was it only a week ago that we received four inches of snow...and we still celebrated the 80th Anniversary of the VFW... more »»

Break Out The Checkbook

December 8, 2011 After listening to the Muppets sing the classic “12 Days of Christmas on the way to the office this morning, I was prompted to find out what the economy has done to this classic bit of holiday lore. more »»

Celebrate With The VFW

December 1, 2011 Happy 80th Anniversary, VFW. What a milestone. We are planning to join you as you celebrate. more »»

Stop The Hurting

November 29, 2011 No matter where you go, amidst all the flash and glitter, the underlying reason for this season remains the simple idea that a child was born a long time ago who gave his life for us - a selfless ac... more »»

Finding Friends

November 22, 2011 I’ve been a bit nomadic in my life and find it has made me pretty adaptable. When arriving in a new town I’ve made friends through work, my kid’s school and activities, church or in the neighborhoo. more »»

Tryptophan & Wang Leather

November 17, 2011 While making notes about Thanksgiving and what might be important about that feast day of all feast days, I thought about the family’s desire to take a nap after dinner. more »»

Bambi Wants You

November 15, 2011 At this time of year, there is a subject that always comes up in discussions, and more often than not, you can hear a personal experience story when such a discussion gets rolling. more »»

Going Home Again

November 8, 2011 The Progress edition story on the First United Presbyterian Church in West Bend took me “home” again. more »»

Enough, Already!

November 3, 2011 It should come as no surprise to folks around the countryside that land prices have taken off like a rocket in the past couple of year. more »»

My 44-cents Worth

October 27, 2011 When recalling some of the earliest memories of my youth I am brought back to times lingering by the mailbox waiting for letters from grandparents and great aunts and uncles. more »»


October 25, 2011 Some people may think that I’m hopelessly stuck in a mindset where elected officials should be accountable for the laws they pass, and that common sense is still the best way to solve a problem. more »»

Harvest 101

October 20, 2011 It’s old hat to a lot of you -- riding in a combine at harvest. For me, it was a first time experience: Harvest 101. Thanks, Jeremy, for asking me to the harvest bee for your dad, Steve Theesfeld. more »»

A Simple Thank-You

October 18, 2011 My husband, Rich Hall, was fortunate to be selected to accompany his father, Dick Hall, on the final Southwest Minnesota WWII Honor Flight earlier this month. more »»

Burn Notice

October 14, 2011 We are in the midst of Fire Prevention Week, an annual observance of fire safety that was originally started as a commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. more »»



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