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Veterans don’t only give us service, but example

Every year, we set aside Veterans Day for America’s heroes. But is this one day enough? One day per year doesn’t amount to weeks spent in foxholes in the French countryside. One day per year …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Lottery win isn’t necessary to be winner in generosity

How about the excitement most of us recently experienced during the lotteries? Mega Millions turned into billions of dollars and Powerball, as of the writing of this column, is creeping up on a …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Shakespeare supposedly wrote a lot of great stuff

I have a dab of Shakespeare (1582-1616) memorized, and that’s about it. I am a failed scholar when it comes to most of it. Romeo and Juliet was set in Minneapolis and St. Paul. I think. I’ve …

Jim Herlihy

Let’s take a look at five myths about Alzheimer’s disease

Despite being the No. 6 killer of Americans, and despite being the single largest risk to the health of our Medicare system, Alzheimer’s disease is not widely understood. Even some of the people …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted …

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the …

Letter to the editor: Elect George Brauchler

Elect George Brauchler Courtroom experience is critical for our next attorney general. George Brauchler has tried hundreds of cases, many high-profile. Ninety percent of the positions in the …

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B crucial for DCSD

5A, 5B crucial for DCSD I taught in Douglas County for 18 years before taking a (yes) pay cut to move to a neighboring district. My working conditions (student learning conditions) were poor and left …

Letter to the editor: Vote for our future

Vote for our future Thank you, CCM, for telling it like it is in your Oct. 11 issue, with regard to the school district’s funding concerns. We haven’t passed a funding measure in 12 years, to the …
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