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There was an explosion and AK-47 bullets ripped through the tent.  John rolled out of his cot.  Before he hit the ground a bullet nicked him in his left buttock—like Forest Gump, he …

This is a great time of year. The salmon and bright red leaves on our front yard tree are gorgeous against the white brick of our historic, but frustratingly old, home on the east side of …

BY SARAH CLENDINENG FM Public Library Director Read With Your Friends and Family Some of my fondest memories are of reading with others.  I remember as a child my mom reading books to me, …

Dear Editor The voters have a big decision to make this year! Iowa is faced with choosing between fear mongering and misinformation or choosing the candidates that respect the voters enough to …

Dear Editor:  As I look forward to retiring from the board of supervisors at the end of the year, I reflect on the accomplishments of the board and of course I want the best for its …

I try to stay atop the day’s news. But I must have dozed off last week — because I missed the response from Iowa Republican leaders to the Biden administration’s announcement of …

Dear Editor; We Lee County residents have some very important decisions to make on November 8th. One of which is voting for our new County Supervisor. If you are a liberal minded person and …

Dear Editor: The last couple of years have been very tiring on all of us, that being said its time to start voting with our heads and not our emotions.   One important election on the …

MACOMB, Ill. — Some of Western Illinois’ football players huddled near the yellow penalty flag on the field at the 10-yard line, hoping that it was a signal of a defeat denied, or a sign …

“Pronoic” is the opposite of “paranoic.”  A “paranoic” is a person who believes the world conspires against them.  A “pronoic” believes the …

The house is kinda empty so the television is on a lot. It keeps my birds happy and chirping. Keeps me a bit distracted as well. But as I was working on this week's Beside the Point, a …

Letter to the Editor November 8, 2022, is right around the corner. Henderson County residents have an important decision to make on this Election Day. You all get to decide who your sheriff will …

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