1. Happy third birthday to my great-nephew, Calvin Aase, whose birthday is on August 16. We’ll be celebrating with Calvin this weekend! Also, Happy Anniversary to Jon and Jodi Aase and Greg and Karyn Jeseritz, whose anniversaries were this week.

Question: I have a 2018 Jeep Wrangler which has a windshield that has the ability to fold down from the factory. I am just wondering if the windshield is properly folded down and strapped as per the factory design if this is then legal to drive on highway, county or state roads in Minnesota.…

Katie and Ryan Block surprised Mike with a weekend birthday road trip to Waterloo, Iowa to take in the Lost Island Waterpark. Lost Island is a huge attraction in Waterloo, and those guys love waterparks, so I’m sure they had a great time. Happy birthday, Mike! I hope you enjoyed the entire w…


There were no fire truck escorts with lights and sirens on Saturday evening to welcome the K-W competition cheerleaders home from their MCCA State Championship. The team turned in its best performance of the season and rose to the top, winning the Class A Tumbling division at state.

By now I’m accustomed to writing 2019 in the dateline on my checks and my mind is already looking ahead to February news stories and upcoming events like the 40th Kenyon Carriage & Cutter Day parade on Feb. 23.

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