Elizabeth Reishus

Elizabeth Reishus

The Word From on High (Avenue)

Fresh food!

It’s Farmers’ Market season again, and I am quite excited. I can’t think of a more tasty way to stimulate the local economy than to buy fruits and veggies right from the grower. Fresh food has more nutrients, fewer or...
If you think minimum wages, unemployment insurance and paid sick leave are important, thank the labor movement.

Fall fashion tips

When you think of fashion advice, you probably don’t think of the Gaylord Hub. Well, that is about to change. Here are my fall fashion tips. First the most important tip to remember is: If a trend does not work...
In late August 1920 the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified and finally adopted. It states simply “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States...

Went to the Lake

My children and I just returned from a week at Pilgrim Point Camp, which is why I had no column last week. We had a great time, but I didn’t put any thought into what to write while I...

Support for a New Pool

When I first saw the plans for the new aquatic center, I thought, “Wow, that seems like a bit much.” But after speaking with a member of the pool task force, I have changed my mind. There is no doubt...
Recently, I took my girls to the 4-H annual Cabin Fever Day at GSL High School. They attended a science session and an art session. Some of the experiments and projects lead me to start thinking about coloring Easter...

‘Tis the season

It was so beautiful this past weekend, I almost forgot it is November...until I looked at my mail. I received a multi-paged ad featuring the Christmas toy selection at a national chain store. Of course, we have come to expect...

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...

Time to Book It

February is, among other things, “I Love to Read” month. Take some time this month to read with someone you love. When my children were pre-school aged, we attended ECFE classes together. It was at these classes that I was...