The Victoria House Boys by Sue Orsen.  "They are cousins, which explains why the three of them sound alike, walk alike, look alike.  But nobody calls them the Victoria House Cousins "  Click on Front Page.
The Mayor's Message by Mayor Jerry Bohn, City of Victoria.  "I would like to take this opportunity to announce that I will not seek re-election for mayor this fall.  I have served on the Victoria City Council for ten years, four as mayor "
The Music of Victoria by Mike Wartman, Former Resident of Victoria.  "Victoria has not really been the eye of the music storm for decades.  But then my musical senses kicked in and I found myself recalling music in many forms being performed and played in Victoria "
Is It Really a Crisis? by Tom Abts, Deer Run Golf Pro.  "Most of the media (unlike the Victoria Gazette) is constantly blowing off sirens so you'll watch, read, or listen to what they have to say "
Ein Bier 101 by Tom Stumpf, Victoria Cowboy Correspondent.  "Whether it be my upbringing or the strong German ethnicity coursing through my circulatory system, a nice cool -- not ice cold -- bottle of barley malt has always tasted so good "
The Real Estate Market by Mary Leizinger, Victoria Realtor.  The Twin Cities real estate market has slowed considerably from the manic pace of a few years ago.  This is happening for a number of reasons "
Chamber's Channel by Jennifer Chapman, Director, Victoria Chamber of Commerce.  "Our primary purpose is to help promote and grow each of our businesses, but who says we can't have fun doing it? "
When Things Go Wrong by Pastor Thomas Braun, Christ Victorious Lutheran Church.  "After tinkering for a few minutes of the man's Model T Ford that had stalled, the well-dressed man got the engine roaring to life "
Anatomy of a Girder by Tom Gray, Victoria Building Official.  "Every occupation has words and meanings specific to itself.  The construction industry is no different.  Understanding and correctly using terms will impress your friends and relatives, not to mention ease communication with contractors and inspectors "
Three Victoria Council Seats Up for Election on Tuesday, November 7th:  Mayor Jerry Bohn's two-year seat, and two councilmembers four-year seats.  Filing dates are August 29th to September 12th.  Filing fee is $2.
Obituaries.  Chuck Leonard, 75, died Sunday, July 2nd.  Evelyn Schrempp, 88, died Thursday, July 20th.  Martha Lindner, 90, died Sunday, July 16th.  Euna Yetzer, 82, Thursday, June 8th. 

A New Job in Iraq by Steve Sarvi, Victoria City Administrator.  "Another sunny day here in Iraq, not a cloud has been seen in weeks.  I see that the same is nearly true back home "
From the Lions Den by Al Liestman, President of the Victoria Lions Club.  "Wow!  The heat wave was a little scary.  On behalf of the Lions Board of Directors, I extend a huge thank you to the Lions and their spouses who worked in the heat of the Lions Tournament Weekend and made it a success "
A Moto Guzzi Rally by Thom Derr, Rough Rider.  "Elkader, Iowa, is the home of the Iowa State -- and for 2006 the National -- Moto Guzzi Rally.  To refresh your memory a Moto Guzzi is an Italian motorcycle company similar to Harley Davidson in one aspect "
20 Years Ago the Gazette featured Sylvester and Dorleen Schmieg in "You've Got to be Kidding."  Each of their 14 children was natural born with no sets of twin or triplets and each of their first names begins with a 'D' "
10 Years Ago the Gazette featured the Victoria Lions Tournament Weekend in "Paradise in the Park."  The Lions completed a $120,000 expansion of Shelter #1 at Lions Park
Nature Deficit Disorder by Karen Davis, Lowry Nature Center in Victoria.  "People derive many benefits from spending time in nature.  There are many ways to engage your child in nature and reap multiple benefits "
The Sheriff's Shingle by Bud Olson, Carver County Sheriff.  "Carver County is listed as one of the 20 counties in Minnesota with the highest number of deaths and serious injuries due to accidents Carver County Comments by Gary Delaney, Carver County Commissioner.  "Please vote in the Primary Election on Tuesday, September 12th.  I hope that I have earned your vote.  Taxpayers of Carver County should be pleased with our fiscally conservative approach to the budget "
Three Heads Up by Pastor Frank Jones, Lake Auburn Moravian Church.  "Each time we went down the walk, the bird flew out of our flower basket.  Watering the basket had to be done very carefully.  During the hot spell, we risked a look "
Theological Myopia by Pastor Bill Bonner, Waterbrooke Fellowship.  "The term has been hijacked from the eye doctor's lexicon, and has come to men one who is so narrowly focused he can see only what is directly in front of him and he loses sight of greater things going on around him "
Global Taxes by Ethel Ausink, Senior Citizen Reporter.  "The United Nationals global tax ripoff would rake in trillions of dollars yearly for the United Nations "