Thursday, November 30, 2023

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It is said that English is one of the hardest languages to master because there are so many rules and exceptions. Even as a native speaker, I regularly have to look up spellings and question which words to use in the correct context. If that wasn’t bad enough, some words or phrases just lie. I...
To the Editor: Since the United Way of Dodge County and United Way of Olmsted County combined forces through a merger in January of this year, our staff have been spending time getting to know the people and communities of Dodge County. In the last several months, we’ve met with local United Way...
I think a lot of us have been trying to avoid the obvious but now we have to face it. Summer is over and fall activities have started. It was a big weekend this past Saturday and Sunday with Marigold Days and the Big Iron Classic. Both of those events dry big crowds but we have to admit that they...
Most youth have probably heard from older generations how tough it used to be. “When I was a kid” usually is followed by a description of how difficult life was for them as compared to what life is like now. Grandpa walked two miles to school in the snow and it was uphill all the way. No matter...
Dodge County Public Health has been working on an interim ordinance that will put any expansion of cannabis sales in the county on hold until January 1, 2025. County commissioners will be holding a public hearing on the proposed ordinance next Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Conference Room B at the...
To-the-Editor: Southeastern Minnesota has a drinking water crisis that needs your help. Take action today to urge local, state, and federal government officials to take immediate action to ensure ALL Minnesotans, regardless of zip code, have clean water to drink. Nitrate levels in the state’s karst...
There are 4,000 AM radio stations across the country — and over 300 of those stations are right here in Minnesota. Listeners turn to AM radio for everything from high school scores to crop reports to news and weather. In fact, during a weather emergency like a wildfire or a tornado, AM radio can...
For those of us who have lived in the Upper Midwest all our lives, we know how fleeting summer can be. This period of warmth seems so limited compared to the long winter months. So, it is natural that we try to cram so much into this precious time as possible. Homeowners plant flowers and vegetable...

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