Opinion

09/18/2019 - 11:05am

A win’s a win, right? Our beloved rivalry got the national attention it so desperately deserves, didn’t it? Everyone’s happy now, correct?

           

Okay, so maybe that last part is a ways from the truth. I spent six hours in my basement waiting for the...

07/10/2019 - 8:40am
Compared to most of the people who read this newspaper (and all newspapers, statistically), I’m still pretty young, but I sure felt old walking into “Toy Story 4” with Kellie and Wyllo on Friday for opening night at the Center Theater and realizing that I was once the anxious child who couldn’t wait to see Buzz and Woody on...
06/26/2019 - 9:24am
In this day and age, it seems that every neighborhood, town, county and state is attempting to define ‘cool,’ focus grouping what it should be doing to make itself cooler and fighting an ever-growing battle for the hearts, minds and attention spans of the population at large. It can get a bit exhausting at times, but I’m happy to...
06/19/2019 - 9:27am
For all intents and purposes, I’ve given up on new music in the last few years. I don’t consider it an “Old/young man yells at cloud” reaction to the trends of the day—I enjoy “Old Town Road” as much as the next guy—but does anyone within sniffing distance of the mainstream write albums anymore? Or...
06/12/2019 - 8:36am
Because “summer” never really begins until school is out, it feels like we’ve missed a whole two weeks now that it’s officially shifting into gear. I’ve already checked two summer festivals off of my annual list, and I haven’t written a column in forever—perhaps because I’m just not in the mood for...
05/22/2019 - 9:53am
Johanna “Jo” Garrett, 89, of Grundy Center passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center. Visitation for Jo will be held on Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 7:00 PM at Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Engelkes Chapel in Grundy Center. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 AM at the...
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