Category: Press Opinion

Building materials from Pioneer Days

e.g. “Time for Tea” by Celia Klassen Anybody who knows anything about pioneer history knows they lived in log cabins. It amazes the writer how people managed to build dwellings with no prior experience. Until you take the time to…

Chicken Math

Time for Tea by Celia Klassen If you’ve had anything to do with chickens you’ll likely know what that term means. Quite simply it’s ending up with more chickens than you planned, and possibly other animals as well. In the…

Writing stories that define our community

My Thoughts by Elaine Blik, Editor The Aberdeen Times Well, last week I just finished the final issue of the Aberdeen Times for 2022, which is the 20th issue I have had the pleasure of putting together in my new…

Add one more resolution to your New Year’s list

Time for Tea by Celia Klassen We are always making resolutions; “I’m going to diet starting next week”, “I’m going to save money”, “I’m going to do better at XYZ”, “I’m going to get better grades”. We say these things…

Origins of Christmas and some traditions

Time for Tea by Celia Klassen With Christmas anticipated by adults and children alike, I thought to write about the origins of the holiday and some of its traditions. Christmas, as a celebration, stems from both the pagan and Roman…

Thanks for annual pie fundraiser support

To the editor, The Power County Hospital Pink Ladies Auxiliary thanks the community for their support in the Annual Pie Fundraiser. We greatly appreciate the continued support throughout the years. We also thank St. John’s Lutheran Church for allowing us…

Zeers and Roebuck

Dear Editor, When Ed Zern passed away in 1994, Field and Stream magazine asked their readers to write a story in the style of Ed. Ed was a regular contributor to F & S through his “Exit Laughing” column and…

A 20 question quiz for you

Letters to the editor A quiz about modern day USA: 1. What is as high as an elephant’s eye? 2. Who sang You Ain’t Nothin’ But A Hound Dog? 3. What two things sadly fell down when hit by two…

More information on Hotel Grand

Letters to the editor To the editor, Thank you for a very informative article in the September 21 issue of The Press on reconstruction plans for the “Hotel Grand”. Moving that building was, indeed, a grand accomplishment – one that…