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The Black Student Union is pleased to present John Harris, pastor, educator and founder of two nonprofit ministries, for a talk on “Finding Common Ground” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, in O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium. Seating is limited, so arrive early or tune in for the live stream on…

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When confronted by people who wanted to trap Jesus into admitting some kind of disloyalty, he spoke the famous words, “Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” In other words, we have our feet in this world, but we also have our being in the world to come. Even …

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There’s an old cliché that’s become something of an inside joke among people who follow politics a little too closely, me included.

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In the first part of the gospel story we heard last Sunday from the gospel of St. Matthew, 22:1-10, Jesus tells the story of a great king who invited people to his son’s wedding feast, but they refused to come. Since he had already prepared the feast, he sent his servants out to invite anyon…

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A 2018 Crop Protection Network survey estimated losses in the U.S. from Frogeye Leaf Spot — one of our most troublesome soybean foliar diseases — at 53.4 million bushels. Two more fairly common diseases — phytophthora and charcoal rot, totaled another 51 million bushels lost. All three of th…

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I met with Patty Boldridge Wednesday afternoon to snap a real quick picture and talk about Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall.

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The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do as a journalist was report the plane crash on Sunday, July 16, that claimed the life of Atchison resident Bethany Root.

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If you told eighth-grade Zach that he’d be signed up to run a half marathon in 2017, he’d laugh right in your face. And yet, here he is, however many years later, earnestly preparing for a 13.1-mile race.

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I’ve lived the last year of my life convinced that I was maliciously lied to by a stranger who I met on a trail in the river bluffs last New Year’s Day. Some of you might remember that story: It was almost dark on New Year’s Day 2016 when I convinced myself I was lost on some rogue trail in …

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Life as we know it has basically changed. I have begun keeping my door locked, fearful of allowing anyone in unless I can ID them through the peephole. Then only if I know them, and even if they are wearing a mask, like the Schwan’s man, even with a mask, I can recognize my family.

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Well, here I am again, after a few weeks of intensive physical therapy following a bad beak.

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I’m sure I’ve written about this in the past, but it’s so good, I think it bears repeating. These are said to be some actual answers made by sixth graders to tests on history and the Bible. I’ve given my opinion (in parentheses) on each answer.

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When does parenting get easier? Just when I exhale and stop worrying about one child, another one is waiting in the wings to surprise me with something.

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Depending on whom you talk to in my family, any one of them would say I like our house in order at all times. I can get a bit obsessed with this. I don’t like clutter, which I define as anything left out that is currently not being used.

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There are several remote controls in our house. We even have the kind that is supposed to be “universal,” so essentially we would only need one. That isn’t the case. They all seem to only have one function no matter how we program them.

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I had to psych myself up to get back in the car this summer for another road trip. It goes without saying that children in a car for any extended period of time results in crankiness, hunger and boredom. Ever since the size of my family grew, we began to drive everywhere. After we had our fi…

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Gathering around the dinner table to share a meal and conversation with my family is one my favorite things we do together. With children ranging in age from 8 years old to 20 years old, the range of topics is wide and sometimes changes quickly.

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Eighty years ago, Amelia Earhart came to town, and to many area people it was a very big deal. I will even venture to say some residents might even remember the day they saw Amelia Earhart in person.

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Life as we know it has basically changed. I have begun keeping my door locked, fearful of allowing anyone in unless I can ID them through the peephole. Then only if I know them, and even if they are wearing a mask, like the Schwan’s man, even with a mask, I can recognize my family.

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Well, here I am again, after a few weeks of intensive physical therapy following a bad beak.

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I’m sure I’ve written about this in the past, but it’s so good, I think it bears repeating. These are said to be some actual answers made by sixth graders to tests on history and the Bible. I’ve given my opinion (in parentheses) on each answer.

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I challenge the blanket notion that is presented in Ms. McCoy's "Conservation Column.". Ms. McCoy's 2017 degree in animal science lacks the experience to truly understand the "fight or flight" instincts of wildlife.

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I fail to understand those individuals who are anti-abortion and say they are pro-life while supporting a judge who will take away health care for millions. Maybe I am just a little dense.