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  • Murray back in the hoops saddle

    Michael Murray is a natural when it comes to basketball. He practiced for the first time on Monday, Jan. 19 and suited up and played for Rockford Univ ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • A life transition ...

    Much like an old farm truck with a poorly-maintained manual transmission being shifted by a 16-year-old girl, last year shuddered to a rolling stop at ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Food Court 1-29

    There’s nothing better than some warm, sliced bread with cold butter all over it. It sure sounds good to me.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Milestone moment is bittersweet for Neuhalfen

    MANLIUS — Parker Neuhalfen was presented a basketball commemorating his 2,000th-career point in a Bureau Valley uniform Saturday night, and he looked ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    Yes, I have procrastinated. Some of you readers may believe I was busy with knitting, crocheting or painting in oils and acrylics. Not at all. I was j ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • ‘Be gracious’

    Almost nearly at the end of the street I live on, there is a home most people in town know. It’s a tidy, non-pretentious home with remnants of a large ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Planet of the Chickens

    Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens. Chickens kind of freak me out. And if you heed my advice, they’ll freak you out to.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Storm streaking toward school, county record books

    The Bureau Valley Storm have now built a 19-0 win streak to start the season after Tuesday’s 65-61 win over St. Bede.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • NWTF banquet set for Saturday

    Our January weather has not been bad. If it keeps it up like this, we should not experience too much winterkill in the local ponds. Last year was toug ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • We have a choice: let’s not blow it

    BLEEP, BLEEP, BLEEP, BLEEP!I’m resurrected from the dead by my 5 a.m. Saturday work alarm, and I fee ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Food Court 1-22

    Some nice warm breakfast rolls and a good hot cup of coffee or cocoa ... even a glass of cold milk is a good way to start your day.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • This, that and the odder

    Everything in our family is a production. Going to the store, getting children dressed in the morning, watching a movie together ... the list is endle ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • The selfie

    I heard somewhere that 2014 was deemed, "The Year of the Selfie." For those who don't embrace technology, a "selfie" is a photo you take of yourself w ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Toward the obvious infinity

    I’ve felt a great generation of knowledge lately. An ambition to love knowingly and assertively. I’ve looked to the people around me with straight sta ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • History and sports make a fun match

    History and sports. Always been two of my favorite subjects.I’ve enjoyed taking a look back at some ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm
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