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Want to be a better father? Get a bigger grill

Posted: Thursday, Jun 18th, 2015
Sunday morning I will awaken to sizzle of bacon and eggs, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and the shuffle of approaching feet as I lay in bed quietly thinking to myself: My God, my wife is leaving me.
Then I'll remember: Wait -- It's Father's Day! It's a day when we fathers are revered for our wisdom, patience

ON POINT - A mother's love

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 16th, 2015
This article is not
meant to intrude on
a very private family loss. Rather, it is meant to celebrate the life and passing of a disabled child and her mother's constant care and love.
Three years ago I was in a Kiwanis meeting when a young mother gave a presentation involving her child's illness. The young child was

Movie on the square

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 9th, 2015
Residents enjoyed the movie on the square Friday night, The Lego Movie. The event took place along with an outdoor open house sponsored by the area emergency services. See more photos on page A2.
Courtesy of Edvydas Cicenas

ON POINT - ITíS MY BALL, and you canít play

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 9th, 2015
"It's my ball, and you
can't play." Every
parent has heard those words from their young children.
Hopefully as children mature and age they learn to share and compromise. It is a lot more fun to play ball with another player than to have the ball to yourself with no other players. Perhaps Gov. Rauner, Speaker Madigan

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