George Skelton: Reagan would be amused and troubled by this GOP field

George Skelton: Reagan would be amused and troubled by this GOP field

The Republican presidential candidates will debate at the Ronald Reagan library Wednesday, and you can’t help but wonder what the Gipper would t...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |  


Jerry Zezima: When the bough breaks, a storm of adjustments

Jerry Zezima: When the bough breaks, a storm of adjustments

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparentl...

September 14th, 2015 updated: September 14th, 2015. |  


Bloomberg View: Puerto Rico can’t be expected to heal its own wounds

Puerto Rico has finally issued a plan to dig itself out from under $72 billion of public debt — more than any state in the union except Californ...

September 14th, 2015 |  



Jim Penman: We need to increase birth rate

Jim Penman: We need to increase birth rate

The low birth rates in Western countries mean that our aging population must rely on immigrants to maintain itself. This in turn has caused enormous u...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Letter: Hating the sin, loving the sinner

I am disappointed in many of my Christian brothers and sisters. I have written letters against homosexuality, abortion, and Muslems this year. And som...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Jim Krumel: Niece, aunt get their kicks running around

Jim Krumel: Niece, aunt get their kicks running around

Eight years ago, at the age of 11, Kayla Parlette was known as one of the chunky kids at Columbus Grove Elementary School.Confidence. She had little.S...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Editorial: Allen County Fairgrounds an economic magnet

Editorial: Allen County Fairgrounds an economic magnet

They are early estimates. Nothing is official. But conservatively, David Grimm believes nearly a quarter of a million people visited the Allen County ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Quotations in the news

Quotations in the news

“Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president.” – Donald Trump talking about ...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Letter: Let Kasich drink Grand Lake water

There is no truth to the information Milt Miller has shared in the story, “Grand Lake Showing Positive Results.” This has been a two-year ...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Letter: A Nation of Quitters or Fighters?

Letter: A Nation of Quitters or Fighters?

What kind of America do we want our children and grandchildren to grow up in? A nation of quitters or a country where we refuse to give up when the gr...

September 12th, 2015 |