Alyssa Schauer

07/23/2014 - 10:39am
I just might be the luckiest person in the world. Only hours after finishing last week’s column about the reliable ol’ Jeep, I headed out to the parking lot after the end of a long work day to find my Jeep didn’t start. I tilted my head back in frustration and let out a big sigh before panic set in. I was supposed to meet my cousin Tina in Hanover for dinner at 6 p.m....
07/23/2014 - 10:23am
Marinated spicy pork. Fresh homemade guacamole and tortilla chips. Flour tortillas bulging with steaming rice, refried beans, grilled steak, cool sour cream, melted mozzarella cheese, lettuce and juicy tomatoes. It’s no surprise the local Taqueria Del Buen Pastor food truck was voted WCCO viewers’ choice for Minnesota’s “best food truck” last week...
07/17/2014 - 9:02am
As much as I write about the troubles of the Jeep, I don’t give it enough credit when it does get me to where I’m going.  I like to travel and it’s especially enjoyable when the weather is favorable. It’s also better traveling when I can trust the Jeep, and though it has been uncomfortably shaking lately when I get...
07/09/2014 - 2:30pm
In a short meeting last Tuesday evening, the Brownton City Council heard an update from Police Chief Ken Bauer about the city’s pet ordinance regarding barking dogs. Bauer said he talked with the city attorney about the recurring nuisance of a barking dog and found that in Minnesota, “barking dog offenses” can be charged as...
07/09/2014 - 9:39am
It would be an understatement to say I ate well this 4th of July weekend. Most of you know I love food, and will find any way to talk about it, but I’ll admit, I didn’t always. I was quite the fussy eater when I was younger. I despised onions, cauliflower, peppers, brussel sprouts, beets, cranberries, cabbage, celery, olives, liver...
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