My dog was ecstatic because Mutt Romney won the Iowa “carcass.” Being both a dog and a carnivore, it is understandable that he misinterpreted the name and mispronounced the last word. The latter is correctly rendered “crocus,” the flower of victory that Romney tucked into his lapel and carried it to far away New Hampshire. As high as Mount Utah and as buoyant as the Great Salt Lake, he strode into New Confrontation humming “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” At least, that’s what I’m given to understand.
After a few quick strikes to the ice on Baldwin Lake with his chisel Tuesday, avid ice fisherman Brandon Jones penetrated through the frozen surface into the water below without much effort. “That’s not safe,” Jones said staring down at the hole he had made in the thin sheet of ice. “And it’s not fair. This is January and it’s still not safe to be out here ice fishing.”
Local author Pamela Bush is signing copies of her third novel on Saturday. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Robbin’s Booklist in Greenville.
Police are seeking a suspect in a break-in Tuesday evening at the Handy Market in Greenville. A customer found the glass front door smashed Wednesday morning. Interim Greenville Public Safety Director Gary Valentine said a rock was thrown through the door of the store.
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While there may be snow on the ground today, or at least on its way, there wasn’t any on Wednesday. In fact, temperatures hovered around the 50 degree mark, very close to the record of 52 set in 1975. Typically, mid-January average high temperatures are around 30 degrees.
One of the standout members of Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team has been defending state champion Kenneth Dittenber. He’s not the only one. Add Garner Cusack to that.
The Lakeview Wildcats wrestling team hosted its only home league match of the season and did not disappoint the home crowd. The Wildcats went 2-0 in the CSAA quad with victories over Morley Stanwood (57-21) and Reed City (51-24). Lakeview improved to 14-4 with the wins.
The wheels of government are turning slowly to demolish the Carnation Building in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Village Council members agreed Tuesday to pursue a $400,000 Brownfield Authority Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would create a three-step process to eventually demolish the building and clean up contamination on the property.
An Edmore man whose drunken driving killed a motorcyclist last August was sentenced Monday to up to 15 years in prison.