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  • Norwalk Tractor Pull a font of memories

    August 11th, 2016
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    Before she even said “Lois Eberhardt,” I had recognized the voice on the phone.

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    This month’s political conventions are baffling

    July 27th, 2016
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    Phew, I had only a few days to catch my breath before the Democratic National Convention. You would think I was a political junkie, which I usually am not, but this election cycle is such a train wreck I can’t take my eyes off of it.

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    History reveals a plethora of chaotic party conventions

    July 21st, 2016
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    “The hour is late, but if all leaders in the moderate mainstream of the Republican Party will unite upon a platform, the moderate cause can be won.”

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    Gov. Walker’s plan for teacher compensation is no solution

    July 13th, 2016
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    I stopped by the office to listen to the phone messages. Sure enough, there was one from the governor’s office. It was no surprise to me, as Gov. Walker rarely makes a move without checking in with me first.

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    Ontario’s July 4 tradition needs volunteers to continue

    June 22nd, 2016
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    It is safe to say that no one alive today can recall when Ontario was not ground zero for the annual July 4 celebration.

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  • Josh Sanford story is multifaceted

    June 9th, 2016
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    “Why didn’t you talk to me BEFORE you wrote that article?” boomed a deep male voice at the other end of the phone.

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    Dr. Olson’s tenure ends in Norwalk

    June 2nd, 2016
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    He came and went, month after month, year after year, for more than three decades.

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    The Hillsboro airport named after him will be demolished, but World War II Flying Tiger Joshua Sanford deserves remembrance

    May 26th, 2016
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    It wasn’t much of an airport. There were no fancy restaurants or even a lowly Starbucks.

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    June is time to celebrating dairying, but numbers are dwindling

    May 19th, 2016
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    Ah, yes, here we are again, coming up to June Dairy Month. Unlike some of our other obligations, writing a story on the family hosting the June Dairy Month never grows old.

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    Of cats and infrastructure

    April 28th, 2016
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    Last week was a good week for cats, but not so great for those pesky infrastructure issues that simply will not go away no matter how we wish they would.

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