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Your safety is your own responsibility

By Jan Dona Severe weather season is upon us and with recent twisters hitting Gillespie and Mt. […]

City mouse doesn’t stand a chance with these

By Hilary Hake The other day I was running errands with my boys and my oldest, who […]

Concealed carry legislation contains serious flaw

The issue: Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature creates a concealed carry application review board that is exempt […]

There’s nothing like a good roll in the

By Rick Wade One afternoon shortly before Spring, the weather warmed up just enough to lure me […]

Holiday a chance to renew your relationship with

The issue: Flag Day is June 14. Our view: The U.S. flag is a symbol of what […]

We can do better by our veterans

The issue: Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on how the nation treats its veterans. […]

Success possible the old fashioned way — with

The issue: Tough times face the Class of 2013. Our view: Nobody ever said life was easy, […]

Threats shine light on bullying in our schools

By Hilary Hake Last week the Southwestern School district was placed on lock-down twice afteår two separate […]

Support the local economy by supporting Shop Local

The issue: How do we improve the local economy? Our view: One way is to support initiatives […]

Give yourself a good talking to and see

By Rick Wade “Hey, you’re that reporter, right? Gotta question. All those things you write in that […]