I Thought It Would Never End!

I’ve had a lot of jobs with no such thing as paid time off or vacation. I can’t say I want to go back to those times. That being said, last week I decided it was time to take a few more hours of my vacation time, so I took off on my birthday, Nov.…
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Free Fund Raising Idea, At No Charge Even!

So, one day however long ago I had two fund raising ideas. Before you say anything, I am not random, and I will challenge anyone who says so to a spaghetti slurp off! Anyhow. I came up with some fund raising ideas that I thought were kind of cool, and potentially thematic to the organizations…
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Everyone Is An Expert

I have been covering small government stories since I first started writing for a newspaper. When I was on the BSU “Northern Student” newspaper I covered the student council. When I was just an intern at the Pine River Journal I covered Jenkins City Council meetings. Now, I cover the Backus and Pine River city…
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When An Old Man Dies…

There is this phrase out there that goes, “When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground. If you ever try to do my job for any length of time, you’ll find there are fewer words so true out there. Of course, I would replace “man” with simply “person”. Hey, I won’t even…
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Small Towns Are Boring, But Nobody Told That To All The People Having Fun

Nothing ever happens in a small town. Am I right? Take Friday night for example. All I could do Friday night was sit around the house and belly ache about how busy I was at work! It all started with Tuesday and the moving of the Bank in Jenkins. Wednesday I had company at home…
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