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My brother's keeper

I, for the life of me, can’t understand why the United States of America’s people feel like we must be the world’s keeper. We have been in t…

Local vets need your support

Veterans face unique, life-or-death challenges during their service. The intensive, enduring nature of these challenges can make reintegrati…

What will Trump’s legacy look like?

When you think of President Kennedy, what comes to mind? His dream of sending astronauts to the moon? The Cuban Missile Crisis? What about R…

Think before you act

Once again the people of Dixon are the laughingstock of the nation with the recent post of the woman driving around town with an inflatable …

Vandals show total lack of respect

During the week of June 17, I went to water flowers at my parents’ gravesite at Oakwood Cemetery. The lilies were ready to fully bloom. I fi…

Believe it or not

A tourist was exploring the sites of Lake Como in northern Italy and came to a beautiful castle called the Villa Asconite. Feeling brave, he…

Hannon left an indelible mark

It is a sad day when we learn of the passing of one who was such a strong voice for the people. Pat Hannon will always be remembered as the …

Can America still be governed?

I am concerned America is becoming ungovernable. I read, see and endure the behaviors of the “crazies” representing the Democratic Party, ye…
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