Faribault County Registerhttp://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/category.detail/nav/5046/Opinionsen-usSun, 17 Feb 2019 04:26:48 EDTSun, 17 Feb 2019 04:26:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNot the normal obituary requesthttp://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/content.detail/id/523469.htmlIt's not often we have someone come into the Faribault County Register office and ask to put in an obituary for a woman who was born, raised and lived her entire life in Germany. Actually, I am fairly sure it has never happened.Fri, 8 Feb 2019 00:00:00 EDTSuddenly, I guess I am the old guyhttp://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/content.detail/id/523452.htmlThere are times when I feel like maybe I am getting to be an old guy. Spending time at the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA) Annual Convention the week before last was one of those times.Sun, 3 Feb 2019 00:00:00 EDTThankful for independent hospitalshttp://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/content.detail/id/523441.htmlI was at a gathering of some old friends last weekend in Mankato, some of whom I had not seen in many, many years. Some were from Southwestern Minnesota, some from the north Metro area, or central Minnesota and yes, Mankato.Sun, 27 Jan 2019 00:00:00 EDTShh...can you keep two secrets?http://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/content.detail/id/523426.htmlHow about if I tell you a couple of secrets this week? You can keep a secret, can't you? Maybe I should have you raise your right hand and swear you won't tell anyone what you are about to read in this column this wee.Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:00:00 EDTSome get Cheers, some get Jeershttp://www.faribaultcountyregister.com/page/content.detail/id/523415.htmlIt is time to start the new year off right, with another round of the ever popular Cheers and Jeers from ye olde editor. OK, maybe they are not all that popular with everyone, but here they come anywa.Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:00:00 EDT