Saturday, December 4, 2021

Opinions

One of our regular readers from Owatonna pointed out to me an article that ran in the March-April edition of RFD-TV Magazine about the local paper. It’s appropriately titled, “My Local Paper.” It provides a good illustration of what local newspapers like the Steele County Times provide their...
Last Friday morning I was picking the clothes to wear for the day. Usually, it’s a pair of slacks, shirt and a sweater. Boring! A sudden thought popped into my head to pull out the Minnesota Twins pullover windbreaker and wear it with pride even though my team may not take the field until mid-...
Getting together to mark major milestones has always been a cornerstone of my family. Whether it’s graduations, birthdays, holidays or game nights, the Bussler clan is always finding ways to celebrate. The latest celebration involved my uncle, who turned 80 years old on Easter Sunday. We had...
Getting together to mark major milestones has always been a cornerstone of my family. Whether it’s graduations, birthdays, holidays or game nights, the Bussler clan is always finding ways to celebrate. The latest celebration involved my uncle, who turned 80 years old on Easter Sunday. We had...
Minnesotans are homebound after the governor extends the stay-at-home order in an effort to curb the COVID-19 spread. That means a lot of folks are homeschooling their kids, playing games, binge watching favorite videos and plenty of time-outs for unruly kids. It also means that home cooking is old...
As we continue to struggle through one of the worst public health outbreaks in American history, I want you to know we are here for you and with you. It doesn’t matter what happens or when it happens. Your local newspaper is always a reliable source to be counted on. Through our weekly newspaper,...
Has anyone else noticed how noisy Canadians are when they move through Kasson, or for that matter, other parts of Dodge County? Yep, they’re rumbling through Kasson blaring their horns, causing gates to drop and lights to go off all around town. And there are other Canadians that honk their horns...
In our caring communities, people are always asking how they can help. There never seems to be a shortage of help. As the coronavirus continues to unfold in ways we’ve never encountered before, the hardest part for many is being asked to stay put. Don’t come out of your home. That’s the message...
Ethanol producers in the United States are cutting production by two billion gallons (annualized) due to a sharp decline in fuel consumption and trade restrictions, according to the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Why is that a big deal? Roughly 40 percent of the corn crop in the United...
There has to be more news out there than the coronavirus. It’s the struggle everyone is growing weary of...24/7 news coverage of the outbreak of the coronavirus in the United States, Italy, South Korea and China.Fortunately, there are alternatives to the constant blathering of pretty talking...

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