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  • A different perspective

    This is in response to Jay Bauer’s letter to the editor, titled “Noah’s Ark — the great deluge defusion,” published in the Oct. 24 BCR.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:08 pm
  • The presents of mind

    By now, Thanksgiving 2016 is just a memory. I hope your day was filled with a full belly, but more important than that, I hope you made many moments t ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:51 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    By now, the Thanksgiving leftovers are a thing of the past, and even if there are still some telltale signs of them in your refrigerator, it’s doubtfu ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Changing world

    It comes as no surprise to anyone the digital age is upon us. It creates challenges and opportunities. Every business has been impacted by the digital ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • The reluctant shopper

    Maybe it’s my age or because I’ve grown a bit (understatement) cynical through the years. Perhaps it’s because this old body and my increasingly short ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Got a cold? Stay home!

    The cold season is upon us. That means more contagious illnesses. If some people could realize that ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Roses and thorns

    Alphonse Karr, a French dude that lived during the 1800s, once stated, “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have ros ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Would I be proud of me?

    Once upon a time I was a kid who loved reading, writing, school, and my family and friends. At times, around those I didn’t know, I was painfully shy. ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • A reality check

    A couple weeks ago I was having a terrible morning.It was not even 8 a.m., and things were just not ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 1:59 pm
  • Good deed creates repeat customer

    I was visiting family in Peru a couple weeks ago, and I stopped in Princeton to get some gas and a few snacks to eat on my way back to Cedar Rapids (I ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Give local stores a chance

    I am writing this Letter to the Editor about the recent Christmas Open House in Princeton. I live in the country, and I’m probably in Princeton every ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 1:59 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    I am glad November is here. All the past events seemed so important, and of course they are, but now we can focus on Thanksgiving. You know how I feel ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It will be a busy week. With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I trust your turkey is thawing in the refrigerator (ask me sometime about the year I f ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Shop small on Saturday

    The National Federation of Independent Business is America’s leading small business advocate. We are proud to represent 350,000 small, independent bus ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • It's all about the timing

    The Thanksgiving celebrations in my 50-plus years have been a conglomeration of varied circumstances — from intimate family gatherings with just a few ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 1:14 pm