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October 23, 2019


Close your garage doors, opossums are around
I quite commonly leave my garage doors open in the late afternoon this time of year. The sun is now riding lower in the southern sky and it shines nicely into the depths. I believe strongly in the powers of ultraviolet sun rays to destroy bacteria, fungi, mold, mildew and various other garage "contaminants."
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Docking stations
While we sell a lot of desktops and laptops at about a 50/50 rate, we see many people switching over to laptops from desktops for their convenience. They are more portable, have the same functionality as a desktop and almost any device you plug into your desktop can be plugged into a laptop.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Addressing our workforce shortage
Southwest Minnesota and our state as a whole are currently experiencing an unprecedented workforce shortage.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development's most recent Job Vacancy Survey shows there are nearly two job openings for every Minnesotan looking for work.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Honored to take the Flight
Two more Windom military veterans were among the 86 veterans and their guardians who took part in the most recent Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
It's a whirlwind 36-48 hours for those who take part in the honor flight.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The four-lane myth
It was nearly a year ago when about 75 people gathered locally to celebrate the completion of the Highway 60 four-lane.
After more than 50 years, the dream of a Sioux City-to-Twin Cities four-lane was finally reality - or is it? Last week, while making a quick trip to the Twin Cities, I found myself in two-lane traffic on Highway 60, from Lake Crystal to Mankato.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Carpenter's passing is a big loss for Windom sports community
The Windom sports community suffered a significant loss this week with the passing of one of the biggest Windom Eagle sports fans I know.
Joe Carpenter passed away Monday at the age of 97.
Up until last year, Joe was a fixture at just about any Eagle sporting event. You could usually see him in the southeast corner of the Blue Gym, usually shooting the breeze with other spectators.

Thursday, October 17, 2019






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