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Editor's column: Old school, new church

April 19, 2014 If we never step out of our comfort zone, we run the risk of falling behind, even losing touch. more »»

 
 
 
‘The Husband’s Secret’

April 19, 2014 Four of us were able to get to book club Wednesday night with the spring snowstorm that hi. more »»

Wedding Fever

April 16, 2014 Spring has sprung, and a young person’s fancy turns to thoughts of establishing an ongoing collaborative synergistic interrelationship with a hominine biped who is a member of the opposing gender. more »»

More than a memory

April 16, 2014 Remember the taste of Grandma’s beef stew or fresh-baked rolls? You might like a bowl of stew and a fresh roll right now but don’t have the recipe. more »»

Cooking tips for one

April 16, 2014 It can be tricky cooking for just one (or two), particularly when many recipes are geared toward making a meal for a family of four to six people. more »»

Editor's column: Sports are great, but pride is pride

April 12, 2014 If you’re the father of a young girl in southwest Minnesota and you’re in your late 30s-early 40s, chances are pretty good you wouldn’t mind seeing your daughter become the next Mary Jo. more »»

Some music memories

April 12, 2014 For the last three or so weeks, I’ve been constantly listening to a compilation CD of ‘80s hard rock/heavy metal/glam rock kind of music, “Monster Madness. more »»

‘Medical’ marijuana is a concern for all

April 12, 2014 The controversial topic of “medical” marijuana, the use of an illegal and unstudied substance by the lay public, promoted as a treatment for serious illnesses, and its societal role being decided by... more »»

REVIEW: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

April 11, 2014 Poor Captain America. He never thought his days fighting Nazis would be the ones he’d look back on with nostalgia. All he yearns for is simpler times. more »»

A long journey for scholarship winner

April 11, 2014 The story of Changkuoth Gatchay’s journey to Southwest Minnesota State University began in the womb of his mother in Sudan, Africa, some 19 years ago. more »»

Signs of spring

April 9, 2014 Despite the fact of the cold weather continuing at least into last week, there are signs of sprin. more »»

Editor's column: More than a day at the gym

April 5, 2014 I didn’t plan on taking my daughter shopping last Saturday. After all, we were headed to a big Junior Olympic tournament at the high school in Pipestone, not to a mall. more »»

A day of barbershopping

April 5, 2014 I don’t like getting up early on a Saturday. Especially if I hadn’t had much sleep the night before. more »»

How SMSU students serve the community

April 5, 2014 Southwest Minnesota State University students give of their time and talents in many different way. more »»

Marshall five are district champs

March 31, 2014 TIGERS WENT TO STATE IN 1923, 1942 AND 1963 Part II: Naturally, Marshall and the community are proud of its district championship team, which is deserving of great credit for their victories at... more »»

Editor's column Pot: A no-win for Dayton

March 29, 2014 Heavy is the head that wears the crown. Gov. Dayton might need a neck brace by the time summer rolls around. If there is one person I would not want to be right now, it’s Dayton. more »»

A look at ‘Enough Said’

March 29, 2014 I rarely rent movies. Mainly because I have enough DVDs and TV on DVD to keep me occupied for a few years, and I don’t have enough time anymore to actually sit down and watch a movie. more »»

Marshall five are district champs

March 24, 2014 Tigers went to state in 1923, 1942 and 1963 Part I: “When Cartier dropped in a difficult overhead shot with 3 seconds yet to play in the final game of the district tournament at Balaton last... more »»

Editor's column: A true no-brainer of a bill

March 22, 2014 A couple weeks ago on this page I wrote an editorial about how important it is for the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton to find some sort of middle ground on medical marijuana. more »»

‘Last Tango in Halifax’

March 22, 2014 A few months ago, Ross and I were sitting and watching PBS. There was this British show on, and it had a title that wanted me to watch more episodes — “Last Tango in Halifax. more »»

After more than 40 years, SMSU’s locksmith hangs up his keys

March 22, 2014 Walk around campus with Gene Verschelde, and you’ll find his fingerprints everywhere. The large bar in the Conference Center? That’s his work. The tables in the training room? He built ’em. more »»

 
 

Easter Egg Hunt at Hy-Vee April 19, 2014

Beginning at 10 a.m. today, children are invited to take part in the Hy-Vee Easter Egg Hunt in Marshall. more »

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There's a fish in my yogurt

April 9, 2014 I was eating some Muller lemon yogurt the other day and my son said that it’s made with Tilipia. I condescendingly said you must mean tapioca. He said read the label. more »

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