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  • Houses divided between Cubs and Cardinals fans

    Interfaith marriages and relationships have withstood a lot of hardships, be it financial, mental or other strife.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Climbing the walls

    Recently, I attended the 50th reunion of the Amboy High School graduating class of 1965. All class members were laughing during the evening that it wa ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Shadows of war darker than Blue and Gray

    The “On the Street” interviews in Tuesday’s BCR about the Shadows of the Blue and Gray event were an interesting read.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    We had friends over for dinner the other night and we sat around the table for a long time afterwards. I did mention that we had softer chairs, but no ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • A split second trophy

    My co-workers have recently written about the pleasures they get from their profession. I don’t want to rehash anything they’ve previously covered, so ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Calling all members of the Perfect Storm

    I guess I wanted to see the 2005 Bureau Valley Storm state championship football team so much that I jumped the gun a little bit on their 10-year reun ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Despite cuts, the show goes on for trout fishing

    In just nine days, the DNR will have its annual fall inland trout season at Hennepin Canal Parkway. Even with a cutback in personnel and no budget, th ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • 'Mess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act'

    Once again, you couldn’t find your keys. You were pretty sure you put them down on the kitchen coun ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Food Court 10-8

    How about a meal of fish for something different? We haven’t done fish for quite some time. Always looking for something different to wet your appetit ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    Have you ordered/bought your tickets yet for our upcoming Women of Distinction Award luncheon? I hope so. Seats are limited, so if you are wanting to ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Summer into Fall

    2015 is marching along. Each year, as I get older, the years seem to go faster. Oh well, I’m glad that I’m here to watch and learn with each passing o ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Having it all ...

    I had a conversation the other day with someone about my age. Somehow we took a stroll down Memory Lane, and I listened to her tell me all the things ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Stuffed gold

    I'm happy to report to you that I'll probably be able to quit the workaday world very soon. Due to some very wise financial investments that my family ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Chasing happy

    According to David Jeremiah, if you type “happy” into Google, more than 650 million entries will come up. Clearly, we are obsessed with becoming happy ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • SBA Hall of Fame opening doors for six new inductees

    This year’s induction class into the St. Bede Academy Sports Hall of Fame includes two teams and four outstanding athletes. Here’s a look at the Class ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
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