Area News

For Steve Ekre, Sirens were a Life-Saving Song

I was in the middle of a foosball tournament with Connor and Bryce Fenske when the sirens started blaring. My phone is hooked up with an app that sends me messages if there is a medical call for the Hawley Emergency Response Team. My phone shoots out siren sounds when someone is in need of…

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Inside Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet

When grandma got an earache, she might have used freshly-squeezed lemons to restore the pH balance. If that didn’t work, she’d go for the garlic. It was common back in the day to take a peeled clove of garlic and place it in your ear to kill the bacteria and germs in the inner ear.…

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Hodge is still Cookin’

After 1,500 Signature Dishes, 1 Million Eggs, Forty-Years in the Business, Hodge Hits a Milestone   Hopefully you did not miss this excellent Jen Miller story. If you did, stop in for a copy or subscribe on-line and catch up, or maybe catsup, or is it ketchup?

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Read Across America!

The Good Doctor reminds everyone to “Read Across America!”   To see the rest of the great pics, stop into the Herald for a copy, or subscribe on-line!

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Blast Off with the Space Squad

This year’s theme: Space in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. On Saturday, forty teams from local area schools competed in robotic design and programming, research and problem solution, robot table missions, and core values. “Our teams researched the problem astronauts would face on long term deployment (more than a year),” Captain…

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Marvelous Milky Way Launched Off to State

This year’s theme: Space in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. On Saturday, forty teams from local area schools competed in robotic design and programming, research and problem solution, robot table missions, and core values. “Our teams researched the problem astronauts would face on long term deployment (more than a year),” Captain…

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SUV does not always mean A-OK

The roads continue to be extremely icy at times causing many accidents and ditch driving on a nearly daily basis. This driver rolled her SUV near the Rodeo Grounds on the south side of US Highway 10. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and was checked out by the Hawley Emergency…

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