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September 23, 2017


Isn't losing punishment enough in fantasy football?
Anyone who has ever won in a fantasy football league knows the spoils of victory are great.
In one league I'm in, the winning team gets a trophy. In another, we have a championship belt for the winning team.
Usually, the team that finishes dead last in the league is the butt of all jokes. The "Toilet Bowl" pits the two worst teams in the league, trying to claim bragging rights that at least they could beat someone. Some leagues have trophies for the last-place team. For one of my leagues, the last-place team gets a pink fanny pack.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Common WiFi problems and fixes
WiFi is short for Wireless Fidelity. Basically, it is your computer's ability to find and connect to wireless networks. Most of the time it works great, but sometimes it stops working.
Here are some troubleshooting tips to help you solve your WiFi connection problems:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Klobuchar column conveniently omits truth
With regard to the August 16 posting by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) titled "Determined to protect journalists, defend freedom of the press," I am certain that most Americans agree with "freedom of the press."
Our founding fathers recognized this pillar was needed if the young republic was to grow successfully. However, Sen. Klobuchar would have us believe that the "press" needs protection. From what? From who?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Facebook and a vacation bonus
I'll be the first to confess that I'm not a big Facebook guy. The extent of my "Facebooking" is simply looking at what others post.
While die-hard Facebookers will say that I'm not a Facebooker at all, I counter that I've come a long way from the days when I said I didn't need Facebook at all.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Celebrating Windom's art
One thing that deserves more attention is our fantastic artists.
Well, it looks like that will change on Saturday as Windom hosts Southwest Minnesota Arts Council's annual meeting and celebration of art and artists of the 18-county region. It is the first time in SMAC's 40-year history that Windom has hosted this event.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Hen pheasants down dramatically in 2017 count
It was several years ago that I started noticing the decrease in the number of hens per pheasant rooster in the spring. It could/should be three hens per rooster for best nesting. This spring it was worse as I noticed mostly one hen per rooster. From a high of three hens with one rooster it occasionally dipped to an occasional rooster that was very lonesome as it displayed its beauty and crowed to no one.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017







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