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Grand River Roundup Betty Olson    It seemed like an April Fools’ joke when it snowed again leaving 5 inches on the ground Monday morning. Just under an inch fell…

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Dean Meyer Hello, This past week was a harbinger of spring. Big word I know, but needed here. We had warm, breezy days. We had a night thundershower that woke…

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HAT TIPS Hello, I have one of the smartest dumb dogs in the West. Tyke. I’ve told you about him. He will chase cows. In fact he will chase them…

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Hello, If you are in any agriculture business, you have been engrossed following the devastation from the storm 10 days ago.  From south central North Dakota, on through South Dakota,…

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Okay, after this week I’m probably done complaining about the winter weather. It was above freezing every day and water is running everywhere. Not all the snow is gone because…

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Hello, I apologize profusely!  I missed my St. Patrick’s Day column last week.  And if you are, as I, married to a Murphy that is a mortal sin. Dean Meyer…

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The weather has certainly been interesting this week. The temperatures got above freezing every day except on Thursday after the blizzard rolled in. Betty Olson Guest Columnist   Reub and…

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Hello, This has been a trying week.  I have trying weeks fairly often.  Especially when the weather is bad. Dean Meyer Guest Columnist I try to do things right, but…

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It’s been quite a week. Lots of snow and wind, but no temperatures below zero and it even got above freezing on Friday! Betty Olson Guest Columnist   Monday night…

“Life on the Outside” continues to be a dream that I am not awakening from, for which I am very thankful. The arctic weather keeps me inside the house, where…

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Hello, February was not nice. After a mild start to winter, this past month the proverbial “stuff ” hit the fan. Coldest on record . Wind blows every day. DEAN…

I long for baking. It has been over 4 years since I baked anything, and one afternoon helper Monique aided me in making a moist strawberry-flavored cake with buttercream frosting.…

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If you read the Roundup this week, you’re going to have to put up with me complaining about the weather again. BETTY OLSON Guest Columnist It was cold and snowing…

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Hello, Remember the controversy just before Christmas?  About a song.  The song “Baby It’s Cold Outside”.  People were complaining it was sexist.  I didn’t care.  DEAN MEYER Guest Columnist It is…

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SW North Dakota weather was a Christmas dream for a handicapped person! Balmy temperatures, non gale-force winds, and minimal ice on walking surfaces. Yvonne Stegner Guest Contributor The snowflakes drifting down…

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It finally quit snowing last Monday and the guys spent all day plowing snow so they could get the feeding done and open the roads enough for vehicles to get…