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When Foley met television

Attempting to understand certain changes in many of our customs — actually in our collective lives — we skulk around, hunting for clues. The more elderly we become, the more we …

While pickleball has a name that may lead some athletes to hesitate before taking it seriously, the sport has garnered significant attention in recent years.   According to Pickleheads.com, …

Foley’s first citizenry

In the past 75 or so years, one of many changes within the townships that make up our county is that most of our neighborhoods are no longer dominated by families who emigrated from a single region …

ATV safety

The first commercially produced all-terrain vehicle that gained broad popularity was the Honda ATC. This three-wheeled machine was first sold in 1970 and sparked a revolution in traveling off road. …

Understanding wall punchers

When tempers run high and emotions boil over, some people ball their hands into fists, and innocent walls pay the price. Wall punching is a potentially dangerous yet time-honored tradition that …

Overpowered by tiny enemies

Sooner or later in life, at some time along the way, various events remind us there may be many, or at least quite a few, truths we’ll never know — questions with no answers, evidence …

In the heart of Benton County, a quiet revolution is underway, subtly but significantly altering the original built landscape of Foley’s downtown corridor.   The Foley City Council …

The perpetual search party

People usually improve at tasks that they repeat over and over again, but I lose my personal belongings around the house all the time, and I am not getting any better at self-inflicted games of …

Early weekly newspapers in our area sometimes printed brief stories (usually humorous accounts) on their front page regarding well-known citizens in the community. Editor Farrington, publisher …

The power of poetry

D-Day in Foley

So, the designated start of summer occurs three weeks into June? In Minnesota, summer begins when the school year ends, and far too soon, the last week in June signifies the end of the …

Laugh it off

In many ways, laughter is the universal sound of happiness. From the early stages of life, laughter is a consistent companion. Babies, just a few months old, begin to giggle in delight, a habit …

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