Letters Melbys have the 'guts' to speak out To the editor: RE: Your�"Cry Baby" editorial of Dec. 19. You and Mark Dahl appear to march together down the path of "Demonize the Melbys."� Yet neither of you commented intelligently on what they said. They asked questions that we all should … Read Article

Small Claims

Small Claims The following judgements were entered Dec. 9 in the Small Claims Division of the First Judicial Circuit in Clay County. The debtor is listed first, the creditor is listed second. Timothy J. Dooley, 318 Franklin, Vermillion, to Dennis Duin and Diane Duin, Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska, … Read Article


Obituaries Wilmer Mette Memorial services were 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, for Wilmer Dale Mette, 85, Madison, who died Dec. 21, 2003 at Madison Community Hospital. The services were held in Madison United Methodist Church. Private family committal with military honors was held in Graceland Cemetery at Howard. Visitation was … Read Article

For the Record

For the Record December 5-11, 2003 Chris Don Ferdig, Box 175, 305 Clark St., Viborg: Municipal speeding, $18 plus costs. Barton Reierson, 1797 172 1/2 Ave. SE, Gardner, ND: Log book/other violations, $50 plus costs. Michael Vornbrock, 625 S. Washington St., Remsen, IA: Municipal speeding, $55 plus costs. Arthur L. … Read Article