October 7, 2022
It is with a heavy heart that I write this week’s news column. My husband of 52 years, Bob Hanson, died Oct. 1 in our home with me by his side. He had been bedridden for the past few months and was surely ready to go, but the reality of his passing is just starting to set in. We will have a memorial service this coming weekend. (See Bob’s obituary on Page 16 for details).
This is also the anniversary of the first news column I wrote for the papers on Oct. 2, 1982. I started writing for the weekly papers and over these past years have taken over the columns for Kai Kelly Kent (Tamarack N...