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  • Torn on the subject too

    I just finished reading a phenomenal piece of journalism by Bureau County Republican Editor Terri Simon. She was explaining how she was “torn” between ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • ‘Forget about red and blue ...’

    If you’re reading this, you likely have made up your mind. Ninety percent of us have done just that. Forty-five on this side and forty-five on that si ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • PHS Class of ‘56 celebrates at Homestead

    My wife, Cheryl (Ellberg) and I try to visit the annual Homestead Festival almost every year, but this year, we definitely wanted to attend our PHS Cl ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • Repeal the HIT

    With the year’s long battle over the Affordable Care Act spilling over into the 2016 presidential election, we should recognize the work already done ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Homestead surprises

    We just got back home to Silvis after enjoying the Homestead parade in Princeton. For the most part, it was much like any other Homestead celebration ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Splash doused too quickly, disrespectfully

    To the Editor,In the article “’No splash at park board meeting,” I was surprised to read “’the final ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • What are they teaching our children?

    To the Editor,Which came first ... the chicken or the egg? Ah, the great question of the intellectua ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • STDs and God’s will

    In response to “Is speaking the truth unloving?” on Aug. 10, an article about STD prevention, premarital sex and God’s will. The author infers that pr ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 6:26 pm
  • ‘Make America Christian Again’

    Rather than “Make America Great Again” Donald Trump’s message should have been “Make America Christian Again.”
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 3:42 pm