Wadena-Deer Creek Transit Director Tim Wohlert speaks to one of his drivers from his office in Wadena. Wohlert's buses pick up students in 19 area townships. The WDC schools were running two hours late Tuesday morning due to heavy snowfall Monday. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer JournalRELATED CONTENT
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My wife and I have been without kids during our 32 years of marriage but we have never been without a dog.
It should be as clear as glass after last Monday’s 45-7 loss to Green Bay that the Minnesota Vikings need some serious help on defense.
My kids gave me a swell trail camera for my birthday this spring to replace the one that was fried by lightning last summer. I have been able to get pictures and video of wildlife both day and night on our farm. The camera will time stamp the pictures. It is great, but it is also dangerous!
It’s just a hunch, but maybe a person does not need a crystal ball to see into the future. Common sense can be a pretty good substitute.