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By Publisher & Editor:

Randy Carlsen

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February 4, 2015

Little Things

As far as desserts go, forget it. At meal time I eat the main course. I know there are many people out there who save room for dessert, but I am not one of them. Ask anyone in my family. I can't remember the last time I had dessert.

February 18, 2015

Editorial: Changing World

The world around us is changing. I should be more specific. What I mean to say is that terrorism is changing our world.

February 11, 2015

Rural Crime

A couple of weeks ago Sheriff Scott Rose and Captain Ryer Anderson were in the office. I made the off-handed comment asking, "So, do you guys have job security?" The sheriff and captain then started in talking about the amount of rural crime and burglaries taking place during broad daylight.

February 4, 2015

Shooting

Shootings at public events are becoming more common place. Last week two New Hope police officers were shot leaving a city council meeting after one of them was sworn in. A 68-year-old man who had issues with the city shot the two officers and fortunately they were not seriously injured.

January 28, 2015

Celebrity Status

Isn't it amazing how celebrity status can change? The late Penn State coach Joe Paterno was on top of the college football world.

February 18, 2015

Editorial: Stripped

A Chicago Little League team has been stripped of their United States championship. They were stripped of the Great Lakes regional title, the Illinois state championship and District 4 title.

January 28, 2015

Privacy

These days privacy can be limited for those who use Facebook, Twitter, etc. When our daughter first told us we were going to be grandparents she asked that we not tell anyone for three weeks.

February 11, 2015

Sex Change

Just when you think you have heard it all. I loved Bruce Jenner as an athlete. He won an Olympic Gold Medal in the decathlon at Montreal during the 1976 Summer games. The decathlete is considered the most diversified, overall talented athlete because they must excel at 10 events.

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February 25, 2015

Eating Crow

I had to eat a little crow last week. "Doesn't your spellcheck work?" someone asked me when I arrived at the section wrestling tournament. Earlier in the week someone asked me if I knew what a flea was.

February 25, 2015

Editorial: Texts

I have written on this subject before, but texting and driving is running rampant. It's getting out of control. There have been public service announcements on television, radio and in newspapers and the messages are not hitting home.