Often, the story isn’t on the field

Of course, now that so many are pandemic-weary and ready again to fill the stands at games, there will be those in-game stories filled with big moment...

April 22nd, 2022 |  


Fired for not getting a COVID vaccine

To the editor:I started my employment at Highland District Hospital in May of 2020, when COVID-19 was beginning to show its impact on all of our lives...

April 21st, 2022 |  


Too much dust on the Bible

Too much dust on the Bible

I remember the first time I heard the words over the radio and being intrigued by the message.“There might be a little dust on the Bible, but do...

April 21st, 2022 |  



The best time of the year

The best time of the year

It seems like only last week. April not only meant that the school year was coming to an end, but it also meant something much bigger was coming soon....

April 20th, 2022 |  


Russia’s historical hunger for Ukraine

Russia’s historical hunger for Ukraine

History repeats itself. What Vladamir Putin is doing today to Ukraine, Joseph Stalin did to Ukraine in the 1930s. It’s called genocide. The leve...

April 19th, 2022 |  


My new favorite smell

My new favorite smell

Of course, we should have known something was wrong.The nice thing about living in our new condo is that we don’t have the responsibilities of a...

April 18th, 2022 |  


A little trip back in time

A little trip back in time

It had been several years since I made the drive to Pike Lake, enough that I was not sure I could find my way without using some type of navigational ...

April 15th, 2022 |  


How about a little levity?

How about a little levity?

As soon as the computer became pretty much a fixture in most abodes around 2000, I began getting a pretty fair amount of emails designed to tug on my ...

April 14th, 2022 |  


The little annoyances of life

The little annoyances of life

Isn’t it annoying when you really need a piece of paper, and you can’t find one?Then you look in the place where you usually store extra p...

April 13th, 2022 |  


The allure of autocracy

The allure of autocracy

The allure of autocracy is on the rise. The easy explanation is that it’s about power and control. The desire for power, it can be said, drives ...

April 12th, 2022 |