The simple meaning of love

The simple meaning of love

For the past 34 years, Valentine’s Day has had a special meaning to me. It was on Valentine’s Day in 1987 that Debbie and I first met.Alth...

February 8th, 2021 |  


Invasive weed farmers don’t want

Invasive weed farmers don’t want

What a great feeling it was this week to be in a meeting that was face-to-face with farmers from around Clinton County!It’s been since March 202...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Not a ‘handout’: Walk in a mom’s shoes

Around 50 national personalities signed on to a recent ad campaign urging President Joe Biden to reconsider the design of his $1.9 trillion pandemic r...

February 5th, 2021 |  



Removing Chiefs’ Native American imagery

Like most Kansas Citians, we wish the best of luck Sunday to the Chiefs, who will compete in their second straight Super Bowl.The team won last year. ...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Career-tech education & great jobs

Career-tech education & great jobs

February is Career-Technical Education Month across the United States. It’s a chance to recognize the millions of American students studying and...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Beware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Beware of sophisticated fraud scheme

Our neighbors and families have been through so much during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am deeply concerned to learn about an attempt to steal relief fun...

February 4th, 2021 |  


Vaccine process was quick and easy

Vaccine process was quick and easy

Great job, Gov. DeWine, in getting the COVID-19 shots to our citizens in a timely manner.I went online to CVS — http://www.cvs.com/immunizations...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


Nation loses when dividers win

It was a surprise that U.S. Sen. Rob Portman announced he would not seek re-election next year, and it was sad to learn about his decision. Portman, u...

February 3rd, 2021 |  


Supporting communities in pandemic

Supporting communities in pandemic

I hear from local leaders all over our state that they need more resources from the federal government to get through this pandemic. Their costs are u...

February 2nd, 2021 |  


Things you don’t know about me

Things you don’t know about me

I’m not much of a card player. I only know two card games, Tonk and Crazy Eights, and I’m not particularly good at either one.However, the...

February 2nd, 2021 |