• The battle inside the DFL

    BY ED FELIEN Precinct caucuses are coming up Tuesday night, April 4.  On that night, the DFL starts all over again. The goddess Aphrodite (Venus, in the Roman pantheon) was extravagant in her affections, but every night she would return to her father, Poseiden, the god of the sea, and he would wash her clean, and she would have no […]

    The battle inside the DFL
  • Crockpots rule at NENA

    BY STEPHANIE FOX The First Annual Great Nokomis East Crock-Pot Cook-Off is history and taking home the championship trophy was Jakob Gant, whose Creamy White Chicken Chili received 33 votes. The Feb 4th event, held in Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church’s basement, raised $400 for community projects, including the Bossen Renters Fair, the Annual Nokomis East Garage Sale Day and the […]

    Crockpots rule at NENA
  • Fidel and me

    BY TONY BOUZA Reader’s Digest used to have a feature called “The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met.”  Set me to thinking. Malcolm X ranks high, but my No. 1 choice would be Fidel Castro. I first met him in 1959 when he attended the U.N. session in the fall and, again, in a reprise in 1960. I was born in […]

    Fidel and me

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