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Adrian High School wrestling coach Gregg Nelson knew it could turn out this way. When the decision was made to move from Class AA to Class A for section competition entering the 2013-14 season, … more
Yes, spring is truly here!  Not every day is going to be 60 degrees and sunny … remember that spring is a transition from winter to summer, so we deal with lots of fluctuations in … more
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 2, 1930:   IMPORTANT SHIPMENT OF TREES RECEIVED Twenty Land Owners Give Attention to Better Wind-Breaks in Large Pooled … more
If you think Easter is late this year, it was on March 31 last year, and next year it will fall on April 5.  Just three years ago, in 2011, Easter was on April 24. How soon we … more
It all started two years ago when we noticed some damaged Sheetrock in the garage.   I didn’t mind. I’d grown used to looking at them — a loose corner here, a … more
Some say the best gifts come in small packages. After what I witnessed Saturday, I beg to differ. After 20 years of marriage, the best Christmas present I’ve ever given my wife, Astrid, is … more
First of all, I want to express my appreciation to those who attended my “Small Space Garden Class” on Saturday. I enjoyed sharing my experience and hope I inspired you to give … more
My days are now long and empty since my duties as “Willy Wonka” play director ended a few weeks ago, so I have more free time — which I, of course, spend attending other local … more
I woke up Monday morning harboring a sensation of hope. With the sun shining and the birds chirping outside, I started to believe it would be the day I would receive the opportunity to cover an … more
I walked past my vegetable garden yesterday and noticed that the wind had blown the evergreen branches and corn stalks off the area where spinach seedlings were growing last fall. Those little … more
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