So, in addition to the desperate need for a couple goats to clear my property, I also have to deal with unwanted tenants. Squatters, really.
Forgive the illusional relationship with the name for the English TV series estate house Downton Abbey.
The more I read about the development of wind farms, the more I see an overall theme: The more people learn about them, the less they like the idea. At least around these parts.
Spring has finally sprung, as warm weather, afternoon thunderstorms, barbecues and baseball games are all around us.
Somewhere, at some time, a microphone has bitten someone.
So, we just bought a rather large, old house with a full acre of property. The house was built in 1928 and originally had a sculptured sunken garden in the back. What we have now is a full acre of saplings, weeds,...
When Dad (Harold Andrew) was a lad on the family farm outside of Uniondale, he liked to do a bit of hunting for rabbit.
We paused for a second to catch our breath as we reached the top of the hill.
Bill Veeck had one of the greatest baseball minds ever. His autobiography, “Veeck as in Wreck,” makes me smile every time I think of it. I used to have my own copy of the book, but I think it was trashed out in the...
In the 27 years I have lived in Wells County no single issue has been as divisive as the proposed wind farms.
It has occurred to me this week that I may have written more words about Bob Hayden than any other single individual in the nearly 16 years I’ve been here (although two certain county officials are doing their best to...
OK, I admit it: I’m a sucker for dogs.
It’s Mother’s Day, not Mothers’ Day, by act of the U.S. Congress.
Mike Row is correct in that Wells County should require a wind farm developer to submit its financial statements prior to negotiations on road use and decommissioning agreements.
It took 12 years, but I finally got the nerve to accept the challenge looming on my horizon since 2001.
We would like to invite the public to join Norwell High School juniors and seniors on Friday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m. to hear a presentation by Dr. Mark Drabenstott.
There have been many people who have made Wells County what it is today — political leaders, captains of industry, businessmen, religious leaders, and the occasional man-on-the-street who proves the axiom about...
In his May 2 letter to the editor, Mike Row asks a very important question – If Wells County signs an agreement with Apex Wind Energy, will the citizens of Wells County be protected from financial risk? Simply...
If nothing else, the prospect of a wind turbine farm or two in the county has been an opportunity to learn new stuff.