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Two years ago, I wrote in this space about a trip to California and the “excitement” back home that occurred at the time. California is a frequent destination for members of my family, as we fly there to spend time with other family members, hit the beaches (Newport Beach and the Balboa area),...
Selling the film rights to this column Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I told my psychiatrist I keep hearing voices. What did he say? He said I don’t have a psychiatrist. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me. I...
I’m a person who has worn many hats in my lifetime, and my newest hat is the role of Local Food Coordinator for Healthy Harvest North Iowa. As a long time advocate for the principles of locally grown, locally purchased goods, I am thrilled to be a part of the team at Healthy Harvest. I’ve only...
Dear Editor, Our family came to Northwood in 1963.  We are so thankful to have raised our family and lived in this community for all those years!  We cannot give enough accolades to all of the volunteers who  make this community what it has meant to us.  Those people, through the years, past and...
Dear Editor, Worth County residents (and a few from Minnesota and one from South Africa) have completed the reading of the Bible aloud on the courthouse lawn for the sixth year in a row. We appreciate all those who read and/or prayed for this event. It was proclaimed that the Bible be read on all...
Things are beginning to move and shake at the Northwood Senior Center.  Our first Fun Bingo game was held on June 26.  There was a small but mighty group who played and won prizes.  We’re hoping many who were not aware that the games were beginning will attend next time which will be on Monday,...
Purpose The purpose of this document is to provide the reader with a perspective of the rationale behind certain decisions and criteria established in the proposed commercial wind development ordinance produced by the Zoning Commission (Commission).  It will specifically address decisions related...
All the good skipping stones are in the lakes Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’m thinking of a number between 1 and 10. Why? That’s what I’m wondering. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur to me. I’ve learned people...
It’s all fun and games until someone gets the hiccups Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I tried to teach my son everything I know. How did that go? It was the longest 10 minutes of my life. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive,...
It was like burying a new Harley Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I heard the mosquitoes are big around here. They are. See that flock of eagles. I do. Well, those aren’t eagles. Driving by Bruce’s drive I have a wonderful neighbor named Bruce. Whenever I pass his drive, thoughts occur...

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