Fixing inequities of pandemic assistance

The “American Rescue Plan” — President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package currently under debate — contains stimulus checks...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


You must have a sense of humor

You must have a sense of humor

After 10 years of coaching football at Clinton-Massie, Wilmington Schools Superintendent Rodger Borror invited me to work as a guidance counselor at W...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Great memories of Bill Ramseyer

I know that you have heard me say, “Part of me died today.” That is how I feel with the news that legendary (former) Wilmington College Co...

February 22nd, 2021 |  



Black History Month: Decline of the KKK in early 20th century

Black History Month: Decline of the KKK in early 20th century

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series written by Neil Snarr commemorating Black History Month.In the first Ku Klux Klan article I quoted the...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Just how healthy is your soil?

Just how healthy is your soil?

In the last decade or so, there has been an overwhelming interest in soil health amongst many progressive farmers, agricultural businesses and agricul...

February 19th, 2021 updated: February 19th, 2021. |  


The definition of a mentor: Remembering Coach Bill Ramseyer

We brought a young family to Wilmington in 1973. Taking a teaching job at Laurel Oaks allowed me plenty of time for summer work and baseball.For five ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Teamwork makes for a lucky dog

Some people are cruel, some people are kind and compassionate and help dogs and cats. My friend Carla Teboe falls in the latter category.Unfortunately...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Getting on path to success

Getting on path to success

Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, and communities across the country, still need help to rebound from the pandemic. I am determined to find co...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Thanks to Wilmington library

Many, many thanks to Joe Knueven, Pam Ade, and the entire Wilmington Public Library Staff for the effort each of you continues to make to service our ...

February 16th, 2021 |  


43 senators failed test of courage

I was so very, very disappointed — and was literally aghast at the disloyalty to their oath of office and their oath as jurors — that was ...

February 15th, 2021 |