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For these things I give thanks

I give thanks for my great readers. Writing columns for this paper has been an extreme pleasure.

Posted 11/21/17 (Tue) read more »

Flood of harassment claims have weight, en masse

A floodgate of sexual harassment claims has opened, and that is both a good thing and a concerning thing.

Posted 11/14/17 (Tue) read more »

The questions writers get asked

What is it like being a writer? Very glamorous.

Posted 10/31/17 (Tue) read more »

Facts speak for themselves; journalists need not opine

The spin is what divides us.

Posted 10/24/17 (Tue) read more »

High school football in October just cannot be beat

This will be the second trip Divide County has made to New Salem. The first one was unforgettable.

Posted 10/17/17 (Tue) read more »

Calling out my friends on Facebook, in a nice way

I feel compelled, as a journalist, to try to set the record straight.

Posted 10/10/17 (Tue) read more »

Planning for a happy retirement

I will have no trouble living comfortably to the ripe old age of 100, provided I work until I am 107.

Posted 10/03/17 (Tue) read more »

Standing, kneeling, locking arms -- all are American

What better place to take a stand -- or not -- than with millions upon millions of citizens watching?

Posted 9/26/17 (Tue) read more »

Want to feel good? Try being a hero

Never in history have so many of us done so much or contributed so generously to help others in need than after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Posted 9/19/17 (Tue) read more »

And now, a word from our sponsor

Most commercials I can take or leave, but there are some that are downright annoying.

Posted 9/12/17 (Tue) read more »