Editorial

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Correction, March 7, 2013 edition

An article in the March 7 issue of the Enquirer-Democrat stated that all candidates for the upcoming […]

Candidate debate forum well-received

The issue: Blackburn College, Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat, and Carlinville Community Chamber of Commerce sponsored a candidates debate […]

Maybe it’s time to rethink the American Dream

By Hilary Hake What is your biggest wish for your children? If you could ask my great-grandparents […]

Local news focus of expanded newspaper website

The issue: The Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat has a new website. Our view: With enquirerdemocrat.com up and running, […]

Darned if you do, darned if you don’t

By Rick Wade Typically, this space is filled with more whimsical, fanciful or feel-good prose. But today, […]

It’s time to do the right thing for

The issue: A referendum for a one percent sales tax increase will be on the April 9 […]

Science can’t destroy the love of snow

By Rick Wade Snow! Glorious, beautiful, sparkling snow! Finally! Now, I know many of you out there […]

Confessions of a ‘java junkie’

By Rick Wade Hello. My name is Rick. And I am a drug addict. Yes, I am […]

Voluntary water conservation a good first step

The issue: The city’s Public Works Committee recommended implementing voluntary water conservation earlier this month. Our view: […]

More time needed to discuss proposed bike trail

The issue: Carlinville Winning Communities is proposing the city become the sponsoring agency for a grant to […]