THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Ice, Snow, Devastation and a Kazoo Band
There are moments in your life that you never forget. When I am old and wrinkled and more gray even than I am now, I will remember this week with tears, with smiles, and, possibly, with laughter.
... Posted on 4/13/13 at 1:07 PM
REPRINT 1986: Humans in the Mist
Fog shrouded rural Bigelow in 1986 as Neil Ripley tried to get home.... Posted on 2/13/11 at 6:00 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Celebrating...
Tappity-tap, tappity-tap-tap ... and then, all was quiet.
Yee-haw ... Wahoo ... Aaaagh ...
I finished writing the last of seven Daily Globe Annual Report stories tonight - just before the point of men... Posted on 3/14/09 at 5:24 PM
BIGELOW — With more and more people communicating via email, Facebook and Twitter, paying their utility bills online and filing tax returns over the Internet, the U.S. Postal Service is in dire straits.
Big machinery, high-value crops lead some to plow up public rights-of-way
WORTHINGTON — Take a drive in the country these days and you may notice a changing landscape — one in which some farmers are inching their implements beyond what used to be fence rows and plowing up portions of public rights of way.
Sikma, son of WWI vet, had siblings in WWII, Korea and Vietnam
BIGELOW — When the war broke out on two fronts in December 1941, John Sikma was working alongside his dad on their family farm east of Ocheyedan, Iowa. He was the oldest of eight kids, seven of which were boys, and hadn’t seen much outside of farming in his first 20 years.
Shannon Madtson (left) and Darren Tietz go up for an attempted block of a spike by C.J. Nelson during the volleyball tournament as part of the Swampy Days celebration Saturday afternoon in Bigelow. Looking on in the background is Maria Alvarez.
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