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In just a week-and-a-half, Portage County will play host to perhaps 75,000 visitors over a three-day[...]
I spotted a news item recently announcing that FOX had pulled the plug on production of a new realit[...]
When I was young, there weren’t many people in my life who achieved the age of 80. There were a few,[...]
If you disagree with what I say in this column, that’s fine – you’re entitled to your own opinion. Y[...]
It was late June of 1999 that activity at the Portage County Gazette office on Strongs Avenue ramped[...]
I’ve often written about the top songs of years gone by – music that many of us grew up with. For wh[...]
I have no central theme this time around, but I offer a few items you might find appealing. If you l[...]
If you’ve sensed that there are more commercials interrupting the TV shows you watch these days, you[...]
I came across a list of the Top 100 “Summer” songs recently, and since summer may appear briefly aro[...]
I’ve come across some disquieting news relating to air travel recently. As a citizen member of the C[...]
The smart operator would have foreseen the once-a-year invasion of Baltimore Orioles, and would have[...]
Every so often, someone will suggest that I state my opinion in this column about a timely issue. I [...]
We’ll look at a little more about grammar this week. I know it’s a sleepy subject and I will underst[...]
Some people don’t much care about grammar. But as a writer, I have to pay attention to the details o[...]
On our recent trip to the Alabama Gulf Coast, we kept an eye on the weather in central Wisconsin. As[...]
I had several people tell me they liked a recent column dealing with Chase’s Calendar of Events. The[...]
You’ll be able to watch the canonization of two Roman Catholic popes – including one who visited Ste[...]
A couple of weeks ago on a Saturday evening, we had dinner with the governor of Alabama, Dr. Robert [...]
My sister volunteers an afternoon each week manning an information/help desk at General Mitchell Fie[...]
My radio career took place at a time when the formality of years gone by had passed. In the 1920s, 1[...]