Where did 2021 go? Most of us anticipated a new year, hoping life would return to normal, whatever that may be.
The year did roll in, like a freight train, railroading us with high gas prices and giving us a big kick in the caboose. Local restaurant owners faced a shortage of some regular menu items from their suppliers; contractors waited months for specialty items and simple things such as windows. Park Falls held its breath, waiting on the final verdict of the mill. Depending solely on life support as potential buyers searched for a pulse, the mill failed to come alive.