Are you wondering what the Summer of 2008 at the Gaylord Pool is going to look like? Well, you need not wait any longer! Here comes our Poolside View Pamphlet just for you! Starting this Saturday, wherever you see...

Mind Your Health

This past week friends from my high school were shocked and saddened by the news that a fellow Warroad High School graduate had committed suicide. While I did not know this person, she was a relative and friend...

A response to my column

This is a re-print of a letter from a local pastor inresponse to my column last week. To the Editor: As a Christian pastor I don't normally “talk back” to the one who speaks “From On High” but in this case...

Memories of Grandpa

This week is the week when grandparents are invited to have lunch with their grandchild at the Sibley East Elementary. My children will have to settle for lunch with me because their grandparents live so far away. Ironically, as I...
Charities and do-gooders are gearing up to help the less fortunate have happier holidays this year. Santa’s Helpers provides gifts to families that might not otherwise have presents to open at Christmas. Lisa Uecker talked to organizers about it. Make...
Remember when you thought that once the 4th of July was over, that your summer was one half over too? It's just sooooo not true! We have lots of summer left! The best is yet to come. The PIGS are...
I heard a recent radio story commemorating the 20th anniversary of signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 20, 1990, President George (H.W.) Bush signed this historic piece of American law. The radio piece by by Sasha Aslanian...
The sign out in front says we are having a BIG weather delay.....O.K.? This is what I have to say! Right now we need three days without any rain to complete the needed pool repairs and be ready to...
Where, oh, where is the spring-like weather we want!? We've had the April showers that brought in the last hurrah of wet, heavy snow that did away with the woodland's May flowers (hepatica), and now, we await the arrival...

Confession of a technophobe

I am hopelessly out of touch with the times. When I was a teen, I loved to listen to the year-end review of #1 hits on the music charts. It was an afternoon of music  that was familiar to me....