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 By Ballie Watts    Opinion    November 25, 2020 

The Best Part Of Me: My Hair 

by Baillie Watts, English 11, Mrs. Didrikson My hair is my favorite feature. I've always been allowed to have it how I liked it. My mom taught me how to braid my own hair. The hair my sister learned...

 
 By Julie Elick    Opinion    November 25, 2020 

Thanksgiving In Roseau ... 2020

So what should we do this year. The regular turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes? It has changed for a lot of families. For us, we will just swing with things. It's good. This year has been a year of... Full story

 

What Do Turkeys And People Have In Common At Thanksgiving?

What do turkeys and people have in common at Thanksgiving? Gobbling! The turkey before Thanksgiving (little does he know) and people during the Thanksgiving dinner. Burp! Would you believe that I...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 25, 2020 

They bring poetry into our daily lives

So, last week, I came bounding out of bed at 6:10 in the morning and saying just one word. Damn! The name sounded familiar on WILD 102 radio last Friday when his name was announced in the daily obitua... Full story

 

The Wild Bill Bar

Walk in through doors that have pistols as door handles and enter a saloon packed with décor of the wild west. The Wild Bill Bar has an abundance of photographs and exhibits about Wild Bill....

 

WRITE ON! The best part of me: My cross necklace

by Avery Hedlund, English 11, Mrs. Didrikson My favorite feature of me is my cross necklace. My mom gave me this necklace when I got confirmed a couple of years ago, and since then I have maybe taken it off one or two times. I wear it everywhere....

 

Boundaries: a familiar word with a impactive meaning

I didn't grasp the importance of containing my excitement as a child. It was written on the back of my report card when I was in the 3rd grade. "Julie gets overly excited". I would laugh out loud in...

 

Who's Going on Behind the Scenes?

To say that we’re living in a time of turmoil (dictionary: a condition of agitation or commotion) hardly seems to define the dimension of what’s going on in our Country. There’s a lot at stake in America with continual pointing fingers at the...

 

And the winner for this Year's Biggest Turkey Honors!

Beautiful, All year long, we are told to be thankful at this time of the year, but I am having nothing to do with that. "What are you thankful for, Tommy?" his first grade teacher asks. "My old man...

 

Mount Moriah Cemetery

Mount Moriah Cemetery on Mount Moriah in Deadwood, South Dakota is the burial place of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock and other notable figures of the Wild West. This was on Kyle's...

 

Write On: The Best Part of me, my hands

by Hope Grafstrom, English 11, Mrs. Didrikson The best part of me is my hands. My hands do so many things that make me me. My hands play a huge role in my life. They may be small and a little clumsy... Full story

 

How good is your memory?

When there was.... A phone, which had a receiver that you could pick up and hold to your ear and talk into the other end.. A need to drive to a store, to buy a pair of shoes. A chair you had to sit at... Full story

 

The Trump Era Will Someday Set Us Free

You can hold all your maskless rallies, proudly stand together cheering wildly, denounce the results of the 2020 General Election, falsely accuse the Democrats of being socialists, and never wince...

 

Needles Highway ... A Must See!!

The Needles Highway is a spectacular 14-mile road through pine and spruce forests, meadows surrounded by birch and aspen, and rugged granite mountains. The road's name comes from the needlelike granit... Full story

 

"Stubbing," and Stumbling, How Do You Deal With Them?

As some of you know, C.S. Lewis is one of my favorite Christian writers. His seven book Narnia series has captured many young readers and maybe just as many adults (including my wife and I). Lewis onc...

 

Best Part of Me: My Hair

by Dallas Buchwitz, English 11, Mrs. Didrikson Everybody takes time to look in the mirror to see how their hair looks in the morning. Some people take a lot of pride in how their hair is presented by...

 

Deer, Rommegrot, and the Ugly Moment!

Duluth, Minnesota was a good city to grow up in. My father, Manford (Ben) Wingness, was an avid deer hunter. He would start out the season with a bow and arrow. He never went out of the county to...

 

DOWN THE ROAD

submitted by Arlette Solom “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” William Blake Four Seasons Senior Center has returned to its regular hours. The center is opened Monday –Thursday 8:00-4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00-1:00 p.m. A...

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    November 7, 2020

Where is the America we ought to be?

At age 76, I've seen it all, but this tops everything. In more than three-quarters of a century on this earth and having followed every presidential election since 1956, never has a president of the...

 

Bladder Stones Again!

Those of you that know me, know my furbaby is considered part of my family. Blu is a little over four years old and had bladder stone surgery about two and a half years ago. I might have cried a little, ok A LOT! He is my baby. It was sad to leave hi...

 
 By Pastor Joe    Opinion    November 7, 2020

Learning To Live Upside Down and Inside Out

Upside Down, Inside Out! It sounds like a ride at a theme park or Disney World; the appropriate response being to scream and then run back and do it again. Ever been on a ride like that? Me too, but...

 

Write on! Bridger Bowl

by Kate Helgeson, College English 11, Mrs. Didrikson "Jack's moving to Montana!" was the best thing my mom has ever said to me.  We now had the perfect excuse to flee the level grounds of Minnesota a...

 

We are a team and we are taking a stand!

The TV show ALASKA does a good job in showing how Alaskan malamutes are trained to be fast and effective while pulling a sled. The famous Iditarod Race is an example of teamwork and endurance....

 

Oh What A Difference A Day Can Make!

It is God who has given us the measurement of time marked off in days and nights, weeks and months and the accumulation of years. This all began when, "God created the heavens and the earth." and... Full story

 
 By Jeff Olsen    Opinion    October 31, 2020

Will we still love each other on Wednesday morning?

Let's hope so. As the resident dissident at this paper, I occasionally say very bad words, like at 6:30 this Wednesday morning when the machine I type on, an AlphaSmart 3000, must have malfunctioned...

 

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