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February 17, 2019


Jackrabbit hunts, mink farms, fur gloves
Fueled by the many named snowstorms since mid-January, nostalgia descended on me. This time the reminiscing surrounded mainly the large population of jackrabbits that occupied southwest Minnesota in the 1950s.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Making Windows 10 yours
Most, if not all, Windows 10 machines come equipped with the standard background picture and color scheme. While this is just fine for most people, there are some who would like to have a special picture, or color scheme on their computer that really appeals to them.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Tobacco survey: 60 percent of state's adults have never smoked
The January 2019 release of the Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey shows that progress in reducing smoking has stalled.
However, for the first time since 2007, the percentage of Minnesota adults who have never smoked saw a statistically significant increase (from 58 percent in 2014 to over 60 percent in 2018).

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Orderly end to session?
I couldn't help but grin, Monday, upon spotting a newspaper's online headline: "Governor, legislative leaders, pledge orderly end to session?"
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
More to the obituary
Sometimes the obituaries that appear in the newspaper, don't always include all the information, most notably those that we edit.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Goodbye Google+
If you have a Gmail account (Google Account), you may have received an email saying that your consumer Google+ account will be shut down in April 2019. Now, Google+ is different from your Google Gmail account. Google+ was Google's attempt to create a social media website that would rival Facebook, but it never really took off and very few people actually used the site.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019






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