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Hello, We were lucky. Real lucky. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist I’m sure you have seen the stories and the pictures of last weeks snow storm in North Dakota. For an…

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I was so miserable that I didn’t go to church with Reub Sunday morning. Taz and Amanda came home from the circuit finals in Minot that night and brought me…

Hello, You can read lots of economic forecasts. And many of them tell of an impending recession. I suppose you can put the blame wherever you want, but it seems…

Hello, Every once in awhile I run across something that makes me smile. Actually, I run across a lot of stuff that makes me smile. And smiling is good for…

Fall has arrived and it sure feels like it. The temperature at our house Saturday morning was 31 degrees so I picked all the cucumbers, green peppers and most of…

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Hello, Shirley has been happily married for well over forty years. I know a lot of you realize that she is a lucky woman, but I have to remind her…

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Taz got home from the rodeo in Sioux Falls about 4:30 Sunday morning after driving all night. Interstate 90 was open again, but he could only drive about 10 miles…

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Hello, Did I ever tell you about my military career? If I did, I’m sorry, because you are going to hear about it again. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist You see,…

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Last Sunday was the first day of Sunday school at Slim Buttes with a potluck dinner after church. It was also Casey’s birthday and he celebrated by taking Missy to…

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Hello, Do you remember when that elderly lady from Grand Forks that became an international star because she wrote columns about restaurants? She was a wonderful writer and a delight…

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Labor Day weekend was fun in Buffalo. Rep. Sam Marty called me early Monday morning to see if I could drive him through the parade in Buffalo that day and,…

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Hello, It’s September. September mind you. You put up hay in June and July. Not September. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist In September, if you farm, you combine. If you ranch,…

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The weather has really cooled off and it feels like fall outside. So far it hasn’t froze, but we better be ready to cover the tomatoes because it probably won’t…

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Hello, I’m not sure how this will go. I’m writing on a borrowed computer and sitting on a box. So if somewhere in the middle of this article, I drift…

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It’s been another busy week around here. Lots of haying, working cows, parts runs, and another wedding. Betty Olson Guest Columnist Rone and Jace Jenson, Bill and Mollie Holt, and…

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Hello, If you’ve been reading my column over the years, you know how I appreciate county fairs. Not the big State Fairs. The little county fairs where you can see…

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It’s been quite a week here. Our granddaughter Bryce Olson married Braxton Hespe last Saturday at the Elk Creek Resort between Sturgis and Rapid City during the last weekend of…

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Hello, You can feel the fall in the air. Oh, I know we’ve had some hot days. And the summer thundershowers have been rolling through the Dakotas at a pretty…

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Hello, I don’t often make mistakes. Well, actually I do. I’ve been making mistakes for seventy years. Some grievous, some not so bad. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist I made a…

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Casey and a couple horses left for the Rodeo Bible Camp in Kadoka Monday morning. He has been the steer wrestling instructor down there for years. Trig didn’t go because…