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  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Things don’t always work out as planned. I’m still waiting for that information from Sioux Falls, S.D., so I can finish my story on Mary Barr, Richard ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • ‘It cannot succeed without you’

    I am very upset about the holiday spirit in this town! I haven’t seen the Salvation Army kettles and bellringers around anywhere, even though they hav ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Hunting deer hunters

    On this particular day, I’m looking through the news headlines, and I’m definitely losing my faith in my fellow man.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    My still-green lawn turned a milky shade of white this past weekend, and the sidewalks and driveways were even whiter. Ugh! I’m not a fan of snow, as ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Refresher course

    One part of my job which I truly enjoy are the opportunities I have to visit area schools. Sometimes I’m there to do an interview or take a photo, whi ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Give yourself a break, moms

    I swear I am one step away from being featured on the television show, “Hoarders.” It’s not that I f ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Food Court 11-13

    How about trying some different stuffing recipes for your Thanksgiving meal or even for Christmas. It’s fun to try something different and surprise ev ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    I don’t think I’ll ever find out all the facts about this quiet man, Richard Widmark, but sometimes the pieces of the puzzle just kind of put themselv ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • ‘Five Days Left’

    Grandma was right. Darn it.Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Food Court 11-6

    With the weather changing, it’s time to come up with some good soup recipes to keep everybody warm to the bone.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Bye-bye quality education

    Say goodbye to the quality of education for your children. In Illinois, it’s as endangered as the dodo bird; yes, that means barring a sudden rise of ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s Election Day! I hope you’re planning to cast your vote today. There are many important races going on, and your vote really does count.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Food Court

    Apples are so plentiful right now, that it’s a good time to come up with some great desserts or salads using up the bounty.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: After failing a mammogram test earlier this spring, Barb Kromphardt entered the world of breast cancer treatment. Following a surgical ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • On the ‘verge of victory’

    As a long-time member of the Rotary Club of Walnut, I would like to note that we are extremely close to making history by eliminating one of the world ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 4:36 pm
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