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January 20, 2018
Do you own a newfangled Ice Castle or Yetti fish house? Did you build your own fish house? No matter how big or small, no matter how decked out, is there something you especially love about your fish house? If so, please send me a photo that shows what makes your fish house special with a short description. If possible include a person or people in the photo. We plan to feature photos of unique fish houses in our Love of the Lakes magazine that we will publish this spring. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Vogt's Notes: Drop me a line about what makes your fish house special
January 20, 2018 - 10:00am
The stock zoomed to the stratosphere. My broker suggested that I take out my original principle and play with the rest. "Are you kidding me?" I said. "You must be nuts to suggest that I pull any money out of this deal. Let 'er ride!"   Photograph shows stock brokers working at the New York Stock Exchange, September 26, 1963. By Thomas J. O'Halloran, photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Last Windrow: Riding the stock market
January 20, 2018 - 7:00am
January 19, 2018
From the Left Hand Corner: Will it ever end?
January 19, 2018 - 8:30am
January 18, 2018
Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River the Guthrie Theater building offers beautiful views of the city. Photo by Gallop Studios, property of the Guthrie Theater.
Cracker Barrel: An amazing place
January 18, 2018 - 8:00am
January 16, 2018
Opinion: Medicare part D - What President Trump must do
January 16, 2018 - 8:30am
We're lucky to live in a small community
January 16, 2018 - 7:30am
January 14, 2018
This got me wondering about other strange laws that might exist throughout the United States. So I did some research, and I've compiled a list of state laws that I found especially interesting and/or absurd. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Cheesehead Chatter: It's illegal to do what?
January 14, 2018 - 7:30am
January 13, 2018
I feel a bit dated when I think back to my childhood when the first telephone was hung on our farmhouse wall. The whole family gathered around to hear my mother talk to her mother thirty miles away. It was a magical moment. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
The Last Windrow: Times and technology have changed
January 13, 2018 - 10:00am
January 12, 2018
As I See It: Contrasts and ironies
January 12, 2018 - 7:30am
January 9, 2018
Opinion: Hurting our young americans' futures
January 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Our excellent team of bus drivers will always put a safe bus ride ahead of an on-time bus ride. Parents always have the right to keep children at home if they feel it is not safe to send them out. As a general rule, we will run school if we can get buses started and transport students safely. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Patriot Perspective: Winter weather decisions explained
January 9, 2018 - 3:00am
January 7, 2018
Browser Column: Pine River Library rings in new year with winter reading program
January 7, 2018 - 5:30am
January 6, 2018
We aren't perfect at the end of the journey, so we don't need to hate our imperfections before we took the journey; just know that there can be improvements, and that's enough. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Grim's Tales: Trying is sometimes better than succeeding
January 6, 2018 - 8:30am
With all the creature comforts afforded to our modern lifestyle, it is a bit refreshing to be slapped in the face by a windchill that will freeze an egg on the sidewalk in seconds. There was a time in the past when modern day comforts did not exist and everything in the house was either close to freezing or frozen. PinenadLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: Arctic memories from years ago
January 6, 2018 - 7:30am
January 5, 2018
"I'm told it's a Danish word," said my friend. "I think it's pronounced either 'hig-guh' or 'hoo-guh,' and it has something to do with simple pleasures. All I know for sure is that I've sold several different books in the past few weeks with "hygge" in the title. It's really getting popular." PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Cracker Barrel: How to 'hygge'
January 5, 2018 - 8:00am
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