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  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: This is another installment in a series by former staff writer Barb Kromphardt.After ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Trashed!

    I was driving down a country road the other day, and I couldn’t believe my eyes. In the distance, I watched the driver of the vehicle throw something ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: This is another installment in a series by former staff writer Barb Kromphardt.After ...
    July 21, 2014 - 7:59 am
  • Chasing the imperfect

    There has been some buzz growing over singer Colbie Caillat’s new music video “Try.” For those who haven’t seen it, she and a few other women start of ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Suarez has an out-of-golf experience

    Sophia Suarez really can’t describe her experience golfing in the John Deere Golf Classic Pro-Am last week. Cal it an out-of-golf experience. She’s ne ...
    July 16, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Lund lends helping hand

    Several years ago, I received a call from a man that wanted to join our group going to Canada. Little did I know that would be a great help to our Spo ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Food court 7-17

    Here are a few more recipes for serving one or two people. These recipes are great for living alone or who don’t want any leftovers.
    July 16, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • In this case ...

    The Supreme Court of the United States handed down a decision June 30 that will have repercussions for a long time to come. It’s a case that was guara ...
    July 14, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It looks like most of the corn that was downed during the storm a few weeks ago has recovered well. I guess Mother Natures takes and gives ... Glad to ...
    July 14, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Sounds a little corny

    I was driving down Main Street the other day, and I did a double-take. The sweet corn person had set up shop again, and there were quite a few people ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Where has my game gone?

    As I thought about what I would write about during the summer, I sat myself down and told myself I would not write any columns about golfing. By now, ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • A healthy respect for Mother Nature

    Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy television game show, once said “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.”
    July 9, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • This, that ... and the odder

    My Grandpa John has a phrase he uses every time something bad happens to him; “Black Cloud Bystry.” I always thought he was just trying to be pathetic ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Food court 7-10

    I’ve found some “dump” recipes that sound pretty good, plus they are simple to make. Just dump and do a little stir and bake. Sounds pretty easy.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Happy Birthday!

    I remember a place in time when the Fourth of July really meant something to everyone around me — more than just a day off of work, and more than just ...
    July 4, 2014 - 10:39 am
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