Lela Selma Peterson releases book ‘Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier’ [email protected] Submitted Photo Lela Selma Peterson pays homage to her grandparents Selma and Johan Sjoqvist, in her latest book titled “Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier,” which is now available a Main Strteet Books Reynolds native and author Lela Selma Peterson, pays homage to the gallant lives of homesteaders in her latest book titled “Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier.” Throughout Peterson’s biographical journey, readers are introduced to her grandparents Selma and Johan Sjoqvist “My grandparents were pioneers in the truest sense of the word,” Peterson said. “They instilled the value of hard work and a desire to succeed…
Foster Grandparent Program mentors children, enriches seniors lives
The Southeast Missouri Foster Grandparent Program is recruiting volunteers 55 and over and organizations/schools to serve as volunteer sites in Scott, Mississippi and Butler Counties.
Will Fred Grote Let The Notorious VIC On One Of His TV Commercials?
Our sports guy, VIC, loves Fred Grote commercials. He wants to be on a commercial so bad! John and Heather lined up a phone call with VIC and Fred…so does he get to be on TV?
PERU: Government Signs US$ 200 Million Exploration Contracts With Anadarko
The Peruvian government has signed three oil exploration and exploitation contracts evaluated at US$ 200 million. The contracts involve the state-owned oil company PeruPetro and the U.
How I found the newspaper
“Tina, what do you want to be when you grow up?” asked my third-grade teacher. I remember the scenario clearly. It was early in the school year and my teacher asked me and my 8-year-old classmates what we wished to be in the future. There was a chorus of “doctor,” “veterinarian,” “police officer” and one student shouted “millionaire!” When it was my turn, I puffed up my chest and proudly stated, “I want to be a writer.” Fast forward nine years later and my goal has roughly stayed the same. In fact, here I am today, working for the newspaper. It’s temporary and I’m just an intern more or less, but I consider it to be one of my greatest achievements. But how did I get here? It’s kind of a long story…