Columns

  • Editor's Note: Bad tech day makes the past look good

    I’m having a bad tech day.Does anyone else have those? Those days when it seems every piece of techn ...
    April 17, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Editor's Note: Tell me my fortune...or lack thereof

    Ihad an oddly unsettling experience at a Chinese restaurant.At the end of the meal, the waitress bro ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: Sometimes tutors are the ones who learn

    Articles on adult literacy typically cite statistics like this, from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy: 45 percent of adults in the United Sta ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • LoPresti: 70 is the new 65

    When Social Security was first instituted in 1935, the retirement age was set at 65. Most people know benefits can start as early as age 62. In 1935, ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Chef Darrell: Apple carrot salad pleases all ages

    In my last column, I presented a recipe I make with my granddaughters, applesauce. I find teaching and cooking with them to be one of the most satisfy ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • ‘Ace’ Adrian: Vintage base ball season ready to start

    Hello, vintage base ball fans. As I write this, it is still only 38 degrees outside, cloudy and not conducive to getting into the baseball spirit. Non ...
    April 3, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Editor's Note: Here comes summer – and there it goes

    All things may be relative, but temperature, especially, requires context.It was almost, but not qui ...
    April 3, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Metzger: Shoe share helps kids participate in gym

    Evergreen Village projectI received a letter from County Administrator Gary Hanson and Deputy County ...
    March 27, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Editor's Note: What does your favorite book say about you?

    What do you like to read?It seems like an innocuous enough question, doesn’t it? But the answer, I t ...
    March 27, 2014 - 1:44 pm
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