Another system coming

Mark Anderson Meteorologist Our very active weather pattern has been continuing this week across Minnesota. On Sunday, a fast moving shortwave pushed across the region. For much of central and west ce…

Tidying up

Jill Pertler “Slices of Life” We all wake up in the morning,  unless we work the night shift. Then we go to bed in the morning and wake in the evening. But despite differing schedules, we all have som…

Touching gestures

Sandy Holthaus I wrote my fist column for the Annandale Advocate in November of 2006. That’s more than 300 columns collected over the years. My mother has kept a copy of each and every one in scrapboo…

English discrepancies

Jill Pertler “Slices of Life” The English language is a formidable beast, even for those of us who learned it as our first language. Language is all about meaning – communication. And sometimes contex…

Colder temps coming

Mark Anderson Meteorologist Weather column: It has been mild for the start of the week. Temperatures have been in the mid to upper 20s and even into the low to mid 30s for Greater Minnesota. A weak sy…