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  • Editor's Note: Who will you be this Halloween?

    This time of year, I’m thankful I have boys.There are some times when I think it would be nice to ha ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: Effects of stress – one more thing to stress me out

    Ebola. ISIS. Enterovirus. Economic uncertainty. Over-the-top partisan verbal attacks about pretty much everything.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for good-news story

    Kudos to Hy-Vee for training and employing the two autistic young men that were featured in the Midweek.  Kudos also to Camelot for their job training ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Letter: In defense of township government

    Several Illinois politicians and members of the media argue that township government is superfluous today, and that doing away with township governmen ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Editor's Note: Sleeping like a baby? I'd rather sleep like an 8-year-old

    The tired simile “sleeping like a baby” may have met its match.What you really want to be sleeping l ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Editor's Note: Too many kids' movies make me Dopey

    Many of the modern technologies we can’t do without can be seen as both a blessing and a curse to the parents of young children.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sidelines: All you need is love – and luck

    Sometimes you get lucky, usually when you least expect it.For this year’s fundraiser, officials of t ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Note: The month of the stinging wasp

    Sometimes, I end up kind of sorry I asked.If you’ve spent any time outside this month, you’ve probab ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you prefer packaged or homemade Halloween costumes?