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Holy Cow! History: That time America was happy

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This is hardly a news flash, but here goes anyway. Americans are deeply, bitterly divided.

Michael Reagan: Hail to our criminal in chief?

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The Democrats are trying to put Donald Trump in jail.

Lori Borgman: Nothing personal, but just fix the tub

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We’ve had a lot of home repairs lately. Our house is a lot like we are, slowly aging and in need of occasional patchwork.

John Grindrod: Leap day thoughts and the big question

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Of course, every leap year is a unique one, and every four years when one arrives, I have the same thoughts about that extra day we’re granted. Certainly, one thought is how short it seems since the last February 29. The celerity with which time passes, no doubt, is a thought that I think predominates those who’ve been blessed with senior days.

Legal-Ease: The legacy of attorney Lee R. Schroeder

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Last week, Lee R. Schroeder wrote about how it was his 10-year anniversary writing for The Lima News. Now the irony is I am writing about Lee’s legacy over his 22 years of practice and over Lee’s 48 years on this earth, which ended unexpectedly on Feb. 18, 2024, due to a short illness.

David Trinko: Stats say you probably won’t see this on Facebook

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”I thought you would’ve seen that on Facebook.”

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Gen Z gives religion a try

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A significant number of Gen Z Americans and college students appear to be doing a “pivot” back to religion, according to Jay Richards, the director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion and Family at the Heritage Foundation.

Jerry Zezima: The oak’s on me

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I know I am going out on a limb by saying this, but in our yard, everything happens in trees.

Domanica Ede: Legislators, fund home-based child care

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When legislators think about the childcare sector, they must be mindful of family childcare as well as childcare centers. For many families, childcare centers are unaffordable and hard to access. Home-based care is often more affordable while offering the same standard of care. But too many times, when changes are made in the childcare sector, family childcare, or home-based programs, are an afterthought.

Holy Cow! History: The school killing that shook America

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Sports fans were shaken by the mass shooting that marred the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade. It was another reminder of what we know all too well: Ours is a world overflowing with violence.