A soldier’s story
December 23, 2015 EDITOR: Had Bobby or I sat up, the enemy machine gun bullets would have stitched across our backs. We had rolled over and they passed close, but harmlessly overhead. So began another firefight, 1 a.m. more »»
Is it Christmas again, already, so soon?
December 19, 2015 EDITOR: Last summer I met a boy who was selling newspapers. He was wearing a big button that read “Merry Christmas.” I asked why in the middle of July he was wearing that button. more »»
What is Obama doing?
December 11, 2015 EDITOR: Is Obama distracted, confused, or following a hidden agenda? In his Sunday night address, Obama stated, “It is the responsibility of Americans of any faith to reject discrimination of any... more »»
Mental illness and guns
December 7, 2015 EDITOR: On Dec. 3, 2015, CBS This Morning interviewed Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in regards to the horrific shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. more »»
Stolen property returned
December 2, 2015 EDITOR: At the beginning of deer season, I called out the person who stole pumpkins, apples and the containers that were on my neighbor’s lawn and taken without permission. more »»
The public’s welfare and wind turbines
November 25, 2015 EDITOR: With all the talk about the farmers on the Garden Peninsula needing to mend their “wicked ways” and accepting a few “pieces of silver” at the expense of everyone else, I have to speak up,... more »»
Where’s the U.P.?
November 25, 2015 EDITOR: I just received the Christmas catalog from Bed Bath and Beyond. On page 11, there are images of “State Slate Cheese Boards” including Texas, Michigan, and Ohio. more »»
The grand-dame of Gladstone is gone
November 20, 2015 EDITOR: There has never been anyone quite like her — in short a light that shined in Gladstone for 93 years is missing. Naomi Hult gave of herself and her money to every organization of valu. more »»
ISIS is at our door
November 19, 2015 EDITOR: The barbarians are at our door, as ISIS claimed responsibility for the heinous terrorists attacks last Friday that left 129 dead, 352 wounded (99 critically) with coordinated attacks around... more »»