Thursday, June 30, 2022

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On this Fourth of July, we celebrate the birth of our country--the great American experiment in democracy that began in 1776, when our founding fathers adopted the principles penned in the Declaration of Independence. Those principles became the bedrock of our nation, a roadmap of America’s purpose...
Inflation, an influx of illegals causing a burgeoning border crisis, high gas/diesel prices, rising mortgage rates, food shortages, and a host of other issues are causing citizens pain. Not since Jimmy Carter was president have been faced with these crushing price hikes and shortages. So what’s...
If you think you see a wagon train moving across Dodge County this weekend your eyes are not deceiving you. For 34 years the Friendship Wagon Train has been traveling through southern Minnesota and this year it will begin its journey at the Dodge County Fairgrounds, raising funds for Minnesota...
We’ve had a number of inquiries from parents in the KM district asking about School Resource Program. These questions are in response to the district’s posting for a school security officer and a letter sent to parents this week about their intentions. It’s important to note there are distinct...
To The Editor: Let’s make this simple and to the point. Conspiracy — cult — coup — Donald J. Trump. Sad — sickening — shameful — Donald J. Trump and his supporters. After watching the first hearing concerning the Trump Insurrection Day, it is about as un-American as one can imagine. To see a young...
As the Biden Administration is painting a rosy picture of the nation’s economic strength, there are naysayers out there predicting heavy economic weather ahead. JP Morgan’s CEO, Jamie Dimon went on record to warn Americans that there is an “economic hurricane” brewing. He warns it’s time to prepare...
To-the-editor: Look forward each week to getting the weekly issue of the Steele County Times. I want to ask some questions about comments made in the June 1st issue. First, there was a column heading entitled “They are Sick” talking about Marxists in the streets and confusing President Biden with...
Summer always seems like the shortest season of the year in Minnesota, so we all like to pack as much fun as we can into every day. Luckily, Steele County residents have plenty of opportunities to do that right in our own backyard – festivals, parks and hiking trails, golf courses, ball fields,...
I love writing stories about people who have made their dreams come true – which happens more often than you might think. Over the past 30 years, I’ve talked with world-class athletes, authors, visual artists, musicians, nonprofit founders, entrepreneurs, craftspeople, all of whom had one thing in...
Like most Americans, I’m certainly feeling the bite when it comes to filling up the vehicle with gas. Ouch! I normally don’t focus on the negative and try to roll with the punches as I often feel there isn’t much one can do. But after a trip to the gas station last week, I thought I had a case of...

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