Editor's Notebook


October 13, 2022

Elsewhere on this page, Gloria Schlaefli writes about her memories of the country roads of our youth.

While we were raised in different parts of Jewell County, our roads were much the same and we share similar experiences. The biggest difference is the location of our childhood homes. Mine was on a highway that was hard-surfaced when I was three-years-old. That wasn’t Gloria’s case. The best she’s ever had is gravel or ground limestone surfacing.

The country roads were challenging at times and other times they could be fun. I suspect it was at the time of the 1942 general election,...

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