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The Snoop – Two Things

After a recent school-busing related editorial, I received an email that said (among other things), “I have a Master’s degree in Education with 26+...

The Snoop – Right to Repair

We’re Michiganders turned Missourians. Missouri has hills. Michigan is relatively flat. Missouri has more sunny days. Michigan has more lakes. Missouri gets more rain. Michigan gets more snow. Lots of differences,...

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With New Year 2020 now here, it is  timely to remember and reminisce about the past.  And, as we move into a new decade,...

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It is fitting and timely that this week the Herald received an article from the National Newspaper Association  calling for respect for reporters.  The...

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With holiday shopping on our minds, it was interesting this week to hear that several large retailers who have a huge online shopping presence,...

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“Ava still has a newspaper?” I’m quoting myself here. That was my response when a friend suggested I could “work for the newspaper.” I’d seen the population...

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I learned about Elie Wiesel more than 25 years ago when he was still living.  I read one of his books.  Elie Wiesel was a...

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“By the people, for the people.” That little snippet of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has been running through my head this week. He used it to talk...

Two Years Without a Cell Phone

It’s been two years since I’ve carried a cell phone. I don’t say that to brag. Or gloat.  I stopped carrying a smartphone because I had...

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Sunday night’s rain came to Ava and Douglas County with a strong force of high winds, recking havoc on locations in the area, including...
Ava
overcast clouds
31.5 ° F
33 °
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2.2mph
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