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‘Twas the Night of Thanksgiving’

November 26, 2014 I discovered the following poem in a folder of various clippings that my dear mother has saved over the years. The author is unknown to me. I took the liberty of making a few changes. more »»

 
 
 
Don’t supersize this holiday season!

November 26, 2014 Here comes the holiday season! For many of us, it starts with Thanksgiving, carries on through the New Year and includes special and traditional foods that are different than what we typically... more »»

What’s Mary’s lamb got to do with Thanksgiving?

November 26, 2014 Mary had a little lamb, his fleece was white as snow. And everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go. He followed her to school one day, which was against the rul. more »»

Storing stuff

November 26, 2014 “Where is that thingamajig?” I called out to my wife as I pawed though the junk drawer. “What thingamajig?” she called back. “You know. more »»

Share your ‘bounty’ with your loved ones

November 26, 2014 It’s Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. more »»

Greener gift ideas

November 25, 2014 Well, here it is November again and time for an annual “greener gift ideas” section. more »»

Being aware of fraud is your first step to avoiding it

November 24, 2014 District manager With all of the holiday shopping going on this time of year, both in stores and online, there is no better time to remind you to beware of fraud — you never know where it is... more »»

The first Mike’s Café

November 24, 2014 Part VI: How about you Ruby, did you go there early in the morning? “No, I went there just occasionally. If I had to find my husband, I knew where he was. more »»

On the agenda

November 24, 2014 Marshall City Council meeting When: 5:30 p.m. more »»

Editor's column: Some stories need that final chapter

November 22, 2014 It was hinted at to me this week that I’ve written columns in the past that required follow-up. While follow-up stories are necessary with hard news, I never thought columns would demand them. more »»

Oh, the places I’ve gone

November 22, 2014 This past week, several folks on Facebook have done this Maploco thing where they share what states they have visited. more »»

The nursing profession: an ideal career which presents challenges

November 22, 2014 The national and worldwide challenges of the Ebola epidemic, presently of great importance in the West African nations and prominent in the news in the United States, have accentuated the role of... more »»

On the Porch...

November 22, 2014 Last spring, Mary Lou Peterson showed me a scrapbook she has of the Marshall Community Player. more »»

Marshall Community Services

November 21, 2014 For registration information, call Marshall Community Services at 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit www.marshallmn.com. more »»

Charitable giving pays off ... for everyone

November 21, 2014 Americans are pretty generous — in fact, 83 percent of us donated money to charitable organizations last year, according to a Gallup surve. more »»

Ask a trooper

November 21, 2014 Question: What should a person do if they are involved in a crash? Answer: This is a very good question, and I must say that it depends on many factors in each circumstance. more »»

In recognition

November 21, 2014 PHH&CC says thank you Prairie Home Hospice and Community Care would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the exceptionally talented group of individuals known as All My Favorites for providing a... more »»

More mail, just different now

November 19, 2014 In my last column I expressed how nice it was to no longer have the incessant repeating of campaign commercials by the politicians who used up the air waves for both radio and television. more »»

Five ways to eat sweet potatoes

November 19, 2014 Sweet potatoes are in peak season, so now is the perfect time to add them to your grocery cart and your weekly menu. Choose potatoes that feel firm with smooth skin. Store them in a cool, dark plac. more »»

Let’s celebrate!

November 19, 2014 Let’s celebrate! I wonder how many times I’ve heard that phrase over the years and expect the exact number of times would surprise me. more »»

Thanksgiving Day stuffing

November 19, 2014 It is Thanksgiving time, a traditional holiday that was started by the Pilgrims, a group of intrepid voyagers who decided to put ashore not far from the site of present day Boston because of the fac... more »»

 
 

Free thanksgiving community meal planned November 27, 2014

Grace Life Church is inviting residents to gather and celebrate the blessings of the year at a free Thanksgiving Community Meal from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at the National Guard Armory in Marshall. If you would like carry-out, call Chris at 532-5901. more »

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November 20, 2014 Got the below e-mail today even though it says October. The subject was “Fw: Thanks.” Hello, Not sure if you got my message regarding Albert Elton. Caihong Chen. Gesendet: Montag, 13. more »

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