Millennials better think retirement

Millennials better think retirement

I’m only 24, but I signed up for the 401(k) plan at work as soon as I qualified. I’m privileged to have a responsible employer and to belo...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Pet peeves and happy new year

Pet peeves and happy new year

This is a fun column. Don’t take it too seriously. Just to let you know: I have never, ever done any of these things. Well, maybe one or two.Wha...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Honor the past this new year

I grew up on a three-legged stool — a solid foundation of church, family, and school. Each leg was part of a patriotic nationalism that espoused...

January 3rd, 2016 |  



Are we a nation of liars?

Dear Grandparenting: I try to pay close attention to what the candidates for president do and say. One thing really jumps out at me. Lying is in. Bein...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Resolve to control risks in 2016

Resolve to control risks in 2016

It’s that time of the year when we think that making resolutions will somehow make the next 365 days more palatable. I mean, come on, man! Do yo...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


‘Just one more time’

To the editor:On Dec. 26, I turned 60 years old. For some reason, I thought turning 60 was a very special time in my life. I was a little wrong. Durin...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Top stories linger from year to year

Top stories linger from year to year

As it has done every year since 1936, the Associated Press conducted a vote to select the top 10 news stories of the previous 12 months. Looking back ...

January 1st, 2016 updated: January 1st, 2016. |  


Frolic day brings helpers

Frolic day brings helpers

Frolic day at my parents’. Helping Mom with lunch. Going to my uncle’s store. Finish cleaning. My day looked packed full, but enjoyable. I...

January 1st, 2016 |  


New doctor needed

To the editor:My doctor recently retired and I have been trying for two months to find another primary doctor to take his place.It comes down to they ...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Be the voice of the unborn

To the editor:“Joy to the world!“For unto us a child is born!”These words were on the title of the children’s Christmas progra...

December 30th, 2015 |