Letters: A funny thing happened last week
July 21, 2022
To the editor:
A summer storm hit our town, a derecho (a word I’d never heard until a couple years ago) made quite a mess. Had never seen such a wind – tree limbs and debris everywhere. Powerlines were down so I started clearing streets so the power company could do their work.
Let’s go back. I’m Sherm Nielsen, the town guy. I’ve lived here my whole life. When I was younger I knew everyone in town. We all helped each other and looked out for our neighbors. Things have changed in Royal over the years like in all small towns, and it seemed like being there for your neighbors had be...