Reflections on Landon’s visit

Reflections on Landon’s visit

During my teaching days, I always enjoyed doing with my classes John Greenleaf Whittier’s 1866 narrative poem “Snowbound: A Winter Idyl,&#...

March 10th, 2022 |  


Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

While I have been encouraged by the Ukranian effort to fight for their land and democracy during the ongoing Russian invasion, I am a bit confused abo...

March 10th, 2022 |  


Municipal court judge vacancy needs filled

I am writing today on behalf of the Highland County Local Corrections Planning Board. As I am sure you are aware, our Hillsboro City Municipal Court J...

March 10th, 2022 updated: March 10th, 2022. |  



Doctor says eat your veggies

Doctor says eat your veggies

Dr. Katie Takayasu still loves a “really good steak,” she says.The Delphos native just doesn’t think you should let it fill your pla...

March 9th, 2022 |  


Putin: The epitome of evil

Putin: The epitome of evil

Vladimir Putin has chosen to make a place for himself in the annals of history and in hell next to the likes of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Pol Pot, ...

March 8th, 2022 |  


Good follows a bad surprise

Good follows a bad surprise

My husband, Peter, and I were traveling in Mexico when we suddenly found ourselves without a place to stay.Over the years, all our accommodations whil...

March 7th, 2022 |  


Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

Jeff GillilandStaff columnist

While I have been encouraged by the Ukranian effort to fight for their land and democracy during the ongoing Russian invasion, I am a bit confused abo...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Time to abandon ‘giving up’

Time to abandon ‘giving up’

The family gathered around the table for dinner last week, chit-chatting about the day and the future, when the topic of giving something up for Lent ...

March 3rd, 2022 |  


It is indeed a small world

It is indeed a small world

On a planet that has almost 57 million square miles of land surface upon which trod nearly eight billion people, it’s indeed hard to see the wor...

March 2nd, 2022 |  


Defining moment for freedom’s forces

Defining moment for freedom’s forces

What the Ukrainian people are fighting for is what we, some say, have come to take for granted — democratic ideals and the freedom of self-deter...

March 1st, 2022 |