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I don’t often express my political views in this forum. Mostly because I’ve learned, through the unfortunate existence of social media, that cat videos and photos of people’s dogs are much more uplifting than their views on politics and social issues. 

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Myself and a few others recently took a bucket list trip to Ireland and Italy. I have never been to Europe and decided I should do it while I’m fairly young and can still move around. My husband had no interest in going, so a couple of us in the family, with some of their friends, decided to…

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Myself and a few others recently took a bucket list trip to Ireland and Italy. I have never been to Europe and decided I should do it while I’m fairly young and can still move around. My husband had no interest in going, so a couple of us in the family, with some of their friends, decided to…

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One of the things I do as publisher of local newspapers is to meet with or talk to people who praise or complain about what they see in the newspaper. During these discussions, I usually learn there is confusion about how a newspaper operates. For example, one person who I spoke with recentl…

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Chasing the aurora borealis has become a pastime for the last several years that was sparked by working in the newspaper business. 

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Question: I really enjoy seeing these on Facebook and I am hoping you can shed some light on bike laws. I work and live around Glendalough State Park where there are quite a few walking/biking paths. I have seen and been verbally accosted by those whom do not seem to “see” the stop and yield…

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If you’re over 50, or even over 40, you’ve likely thought about your heart health. Sometimes I feel like Fred Sanford in “Sanford and Sons” when he says, “This is the big one!” … just waiting around for it to happen. But that’s me, a hypochondriac.

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I AM PLEASED to learn of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline that is now nationwide.

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Question: I have a child that will be turning 15 years old pretty soon. We farm for a living, what are some of the rules and requirements for a farm permit to drive?

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Time can have a way of slipping away from you or sometimes you’re just not cognizant of it – like this weekend. 

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There is one word I can never spell, no matter how hard I try: “receive.” The only reason it’s spelled right here is because of autocorrect. I can try real hard to spell it right and still get it wrong. 

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This week and next, along with some upcoming weeks in the future, we will address the current situation that America’s newspapers and communities, especially small towns and newspapers, are facing: loss of community and news.

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MASS SHOOTINGS ARE on the increase. They are tragic and devastating. Families and children are fearful and law enforcement is not able to prevent them or reduce the incidence of these merciless killings.

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A couple months ago, my daughter and her bestie proposed an unexpected trip to myself and her friend’s mom while we were out celebrating one of our birthdays. They asked if we wanted to go to California with them. I, of course, said “yes” immediately, glad that the day had finally come where…

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With the looming fear of food shortages, skyrocketing gas prices and with the recent baby formula shortage, which is hopefully behind us, it may have crossed people’s minds to become more self-sufficient … be a prepper of sorts. 

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‘Tis the season for graduation parties! This time of year was always my favorite when our kids were graduating from high school. Largely in part to the grad parties, and of course the grad food!

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You could call Minnie a “pandemic puppy” or a “birthday puppy” or just “I need a big dog again” puppy. Or you could blame social media I guess. I saw her on a friend’s post, showing pictures of her puppies, available for a rehoming fee. 

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