A fellow I knew in high school, David Grant, son of the superintendent, who later became an academic himself and who’s lived a lifetime in Australia, likes my style of writing.
Friday, June 24, 2022
Dave Sather and I crossed paths a handful of times the past two weeks.
Friday, June 17, 2022
Father’s Day 2022.
Friday, June 10, 2022
Friday, June 03, 2022
Swinging after the bell.
Friday, May 27, 2022
Believe in a higher place in the natural order of things, and you’ll get places, I tell today’s high school graduates.
Friday, May 20, 2022
It all started at the old Gardner Hotel, downtown Fargo, arguably the finest hotel in the state 50 years ago.
Friday, May 13, 2022
MAYVILLE – I caught Rylee Satrom chatting with her folks 20 feet down the left-field line after MayPort-CG’s epic come-from-behind victory over Thompson on Wednesday.
Fearing I might be blinded by a lightning bolt – the Optometrist in the Sky telling me, “I’m keeping my eye on you, bucko” – I’ve been reluctant to tell anyone of my good fortune.
Friday, May 06, 2022
Elections are always an exciting exercise in democracy and with that excitement comes questions about the upcoming primary for the District 20 Republican Legislative Candidates.
The bond between mother and son, I expect, is formed at birth.
Friday, April 29, 2022
It’s become an annual ritual of sorts, me telling of what it was like working for newspapers before they became secondhand news; before they were put together on computers and printed at central plants on the other side of the state; before publishers, editors and writers would ever dream of…
Friday, April 22, 2022
I have no role in updating the Banner’s subscription list.
You can’t hardly blame a person for complaining of cabin fever, even if it is April, almost May.
Friday, April 15, 2022
Who’s getting what from the Easter Bunny this year?
Friday, April 08, 2022
Not counting the cute 10-year-old blonde in Bagley, Minn., I think her name was Julie Jasperson, my first love was baseball.
Friday, April 01, 2022
It’s a lousy choice, seeing double or seeing through a fog.
Friday, March 25, 2022
Before I became a weekly newspaper editor, I graduated from high school without honors and without much fanfare.
Friday, March 18, 2022
Back in the day, when every town had a school and a basketball team, before all roads led out of town, before ESPN even, there were the district basketball tournaments.
Friday, March 11, 2022
It was a journey in words and miles and death warmed over.
There are only four certainties in life.
Friday, March 04, 2022
Why me? I’m wondering.
Friday, February 25, 2022
In defense of last week’s critical review of “A Heart Like Water,” a truly good movie if you like that sort, I would rather it be played as a TV documentary, but that’s beside the point and the point is: I appreciate good movies.
To the people of District 20,
Friday, February 18, 2022
“A Heart Like Water” wasn’t a very good show, sorry to say, but neither was halftime at the Super Bowl, I have no qualms admitting.