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home : insight & opinion : staff columns August 5, 2020

Poll tracks our perceptions as rural life changes
Those of us who have chosen to live our lives in smaller communities often feel ignored by decision-makers at the state and national level.
Thursday, June 8, 2006
Will politicians' iPods play in Peoria?
Not that I would ever want to, but there's now yet another reason I could never run for office.
Thursday, June 1, 2006
Signs of spring, from back roads to cemeteries
Spring cleaning, Part 2: A few more notes to collect in one place - like those sticks you've been picking up in your yard - before too much time gets away.
Thursday, April 20, 2006
Spring cleaning makes editor's desktop visible
Don't know what it is about this time of year, but I've become stuck with this tradition of a "spring cleaning" column, in which I deal with some of the stuff that's piled up on my desk in recent weeks.
Thursday, April 6, 2006
Paper ready to make sense of "silly season"
Now that the "silly season," otherwise known as the 2006 political campaign, is underway, it's a good time to review how the Daily News plans to cover it.
Monday, March 6, 2006
Smackdown! Banishing bogus e-mails
Have I smacked you down lately?

If so, I assure you it's nothing personal. I've smacked down friends and strangers alike, repeatedly.

Thursday, February 23, 2006
We don't have to let Wal-Mart happen to us
Ever since the Daily News published a series of stories last year based on the news that Wal-Mart was considering building a Supercenter in Robinson, I've hesitated to say anything about it on this page.
Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Redesign just 'tip of the iceberg'
I just wanted to take a minute to thank readers for the nice comments I’ve already had about the Daily News redesign we’re rolling out this week....
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Working relationship becomes friendship
Life is full of different associations with other humans. Some associations are fleeting moments in our short stay here on Earth. Some are just working relationships; others become long-lasting friendships. I was fortunate to have both with my friend Byron Tracy...
Thursday, March 31, 2005
Journalists cloud their own sunshine
In case you’ve missed hearing or reading about it, this week has been Sunshine Week....
Friday, March 18, 2005
Issue brings 'teachable moments'
To my mind, there are about one and a half good reasons someone might oppose the current proposal to locate a crematorium on Webster Street in Robinson...
Friday, March 4, 2005
Local 'idols' are in short supply
“Wanted: young women ages 16 to 25 to compete in local pageant. Contestants will be required to dress in business attire and be interviewed by a panel of judges....
Friday, April 9, 2004
If you want news, read a newspaper
One of the great things about our country is that whatever you want, there’s probably a place to get it....
Tuesday, March 9, 2004
New Web site and other matters
From the feedback we’ve received so far, it looks as if the “new” Daily News Online website is a success.
Thursday, January 22, 2004

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