Jerry Zezima: No bed of roses, so hard to rest in peace

Jerry Zezima: No bed of roses, so hard to rest in peace

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and sore as hell, especially if he has to move not just one bed but two, after which he is...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Mark Figley: Reason emerges where LGBT ‘tool kit’ fails

Mark Figley: Reason emerges where LGBT ‘tool kit’ fails

Although the end of Summer always signals the start of a challenging new school year, children and parents in Minnesota never expected the journey wou...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Smile about Hector, but thank a cop

Jim Krumel: Smile about Hector, but thank a cop

A tree, of all things, was being called a hero last week.It even earned itself a nickname — “Hector,” like the Trojan prince.This pa...

September 10th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Yes, we’re talking about practice

David Trinko: Yes, we’re talking about practice

As a parent, I want to teach my children all of life’s lessons.There are some lessons they just have to learn themselves. Once they do, there...

September 10th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


Blass column: Issue bigger than ‘landlord problem’

Blass column: Issue bigger than ‘landlord problem’

“Obviously, there is a problem.”That was the conclusion reached and articulated by Susan Crotty, Director of the City of Lima’s Depa...

September 10th, 2017 updated: September 11th, 2017. |  


Andres Oppenheimer: Many ‘Dreamers’ more American than Trump

Andres Oppenheimer: Many ‘Dreamers’ more American than Trump

President Donald Trump’s decision to deport up to 800,000 young immigrants if Congress doesn’t find a solution to their status in the U.S....

September 9th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: What to consider when considering retirement

Legal-Ease: What to consider when considering retirement

When we retire, it usually means we are ending our long-term, full-time employment. We may return to work for a while or continue to work fewer hours,...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Susan Stamper Brown: Returning to the rule of law is cruel?

Susan Stamper Brown: Returning to the rule of law is cruel?

Those currently in freak-out mode who say it is cruel for President Trump to phase out DACA should take a deep breath. Otherwise, it will be impossibl...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: Know exactly where you were the day of a crime

Lawrence S. Huffman: Know exactly where you were the day of a crime

In each phase of the trial, the prosecutor goes first. The opening statement is like telling the jury a story. It is the first time they hear anything...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Seth MacFarlane takes off on his space odyssey ‘The Orville’

Seth MacFarlane takes off on his space odyssey ‘The Orville’

NEW YORK — “The Orville” could prove doubly surprising for viewers.First, because it’s a lavish retro-futuristic sci-fi hour b...

September 8th, 2017 |