This is another in the Richie Bros. Gang series, where I tell a funny story from years ago.
Full disclosure: I’ll admit I’m an older white guy and because of my life experiences have precious little to offer in the discourse underway about racial equality. Like many of you, I am trying to make sense of the changing times and adapt while remaining true to who I am.
Sunday is Father’s Day, a time to remember and honor the paterfamilias, father, the head of the household, pop, dad -- whatever his moniker at your house, Sunday is the day to pause and appreciate his contributions to who you are as a person.
Let us all take a moment to not be so serious and laugh. After all, laughter is the best medicine. Unless a doctor has advised you to take real medication, then by all means please continue taking that and this column can be a kind of
I hope you are enjoying summer and some respite from the cares of coronavirus and the national uproar for social justice after the death of George Floyd last month in Minneapolis.
It’s once again graduation season. The school year is coming to a formal close and even though this year has been far from normal, the rites of passage are once again upon us.
As we enter the second month of being on lockdown, there are signs that the extraordinary steps we have taken to isolate ourselves from the coronavirus are working. Rates of infection and death are down from the projections and flattening the curve worked.
Many of us have recently developed a renewed appreciation for the outdoors as we have found ways to keep our bodies active and minds calm during these unprecedented times. Despite all the uncertainty that we are facing, spring is still on our doorsteps, bringing with it the hope of greener t…
By several indications, it appears social distancing is helping to flatten the curve with the coronavirus. We should all be happy about this, but being socially distant to many may seem like the cure is worse than the disease, which is, of course, totally wrong.
Sunday is Easter, a time of celebration and renewal for Christians who mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ, Son of God. It’s one of the most sacred days on the Christian calendar and affirms the faith of followers of the promise of eternal life.
What a different world we’re in since our last article. Due to COVID-19, Interfaith Caregivers of Burnett County will temporarily suspend most services. These include giving rides, cutting, stacking and delivering firewood and picking up and delivering furniture. Our hope is this will not be…
During this time of COVID-19, I have decided against running photos of empty shelves and instead deciding to continue reporting the news and not attempting to sensationalize the events around us.
Social distancing is a little easier when your nearest neighbor is a mile down the road and there are fewer community centers or public playgrounds for all of us to easily congregate. But rural Wisconsin communities like ours are not immune from the spread of coronavirus.
In the coming weeks, Wisconsinites will face some of the most difficult times in recent memory. I wanted to point out some of the steps that are being taken to help Wisconsin residents and businesses, and highlight some resources for the coming weeks.
COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels in the United States. It is time to live with caution and develop new and renew healthy practices at home, at work, in schools in medical centers and senior care facilities. People are frightened, herd buying is taking place at food stores primarily for b…
There is an addiction in our society that no one is talking about. We have an addiction to the super mini-computers we keep in our pockets (most of the time just inches away from our reproduction organs).
Even though we had our coldest night of the winter last week, signs are favorable for warmer weather. The sun is rising sooner in the morning and setting after we come home from work. You can feel it in the air, springtime is coming.
“The question arises at this point, why are there so many black sheep in journalism? Why so many ‘fakes?’ Why is the epidemic of ‘yellow journalism’ so prevalent? This phrase is applied to newspapers which delight in sensations, crime, scandal, smut, funny pictures, caricatures and malicious…
“In the year 3535 / Ain’t gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lies / Everything you think, do and say / Is in the pill you took today” lyric, “In the Year 2525” Zagar and Evans, 1969