April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Tax time again

Other Voices

It’s that oft-anticipated time of the year again when the government, after spending all year getting its grubby little paws into your paycheck every two weeks, is coming back for more. More...

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The ice cream is melting

All That’s Fit to Print

Driving home from the grocery store, I experienced one of those rare moments where a mystery of life is solved. It really wasn’t a mystery so much as a truth came to mind. More...

Working together

The Better Hometown program is designed to improve all aspects of the downtown or central business district in a community. More...

Thank a firefighter, and pray for rain

I used to live near a fire station years ago.  I would drive by during the midst of my workday grind and see a bunch of guys — firefighters — playing basketball or shooting poo l or washing cars.  More...

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A new start & sad end

Mumbles

Undoubtedly, in the weeks since Trey Woolf announced his retirement, there has been a considerable speculation about who the Bobcat head coach would be.  All of that was put to rest last week when the school board approved the hiring of former B More...

Survey is sour on ‘Sweet Home’

Feeling stressed? Buy a snow shovel and call U-Haul. Then move to Minnesota.  According to a recent study by WalletHub. com, Minnesota is the least-stressed state in the nation.  More...

Coal’s colossal comeback

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Buried in an otherwise humdrum jobs report was the jawdropping pronouncement by the Department of Labor that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. More...

Train derailment destroys freight cars, damages tracks

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  April 18, 2007   More...