Just making everyone's day is hard work!
February 4, 2023
Earlier in the week, I called this chap for some info and said, "How's it going, mayor?"
Jeff Pelowski, the Roseau County Environmental Officer, briefly chuckled when informed that he will always be "The Mayor!"
Hell, he served eleven two-year terms, endured some uncomplimentary columns by me, and it took years before we got to like each other.
Before we ended the conversation, he said, "Stay warm."
That was my opening.
"This is nothing compared to 40 or 50 years ago."
"Yeah, I know. I walked to school uphill both ways into the wind. It was a mile walk every day. Thank God, we w...