Temporarily Disconnected

Wow, this week just flew by so quickly I didn’t have a chance to write a blog. Early in the week I was busy writing stories for the regular print and online editions, went up to Kinbrae for the meeting about their possible unincorporation, and finally finished my Active Life story on Wednesday (it publishes…
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Crazy People And The Polar Bear Plunge

I just returned from the Okoboji Winter Games and my fingers have finally thawed out – my toes are still a little tingly though. By the time the Polar Bear Plunge started this afternoon in Smith’s Bay, the thermometer in my car registered a whopping 2 degrees. Despite the cold (thank goodness there wasn’t much…
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Uff Da, It’s A Busy Day

If the clutter on my desk is any indication, it is a busy day here at the Daily Globe. Not that work doesn’t keep me busy, but with special sections coming out left and right, my to-do list has really accumulated. I hope you all had a chance to read the stories in the Today’s…
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Warning … Graphic Image

As I was searching for Associated Press copy and related art to include on the Agriculture page for Tuesday’s edition, I opened up one image I really wish I hadn’t. The story, which you will find on the ag page, was about pocket gopher bounties in southern Minnesota counties. I found an image of a…
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Chillin In My Own Little World

Holy cow it’s cold outside! It makes me wonder again just why we choose to live here. I like to have four seasons, but minus-40 windchill seems excessive. It begs the question – if you could live anywhere in the U.S., where would you live? I’d tend to say Anacortes, Wash., (I went whale watching…
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