The very real threat of North Korea

The very real threat of North Korea

Not that long ago, the mere threat of a dictatorial power with weapons of mass destruction triggered an unprecedented military response by the United ...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Who needs to step up?

Who needs to step up?

An interesting thing keeps happening to me. Every few days, someone — an acquaintance, a colleague, even a stranger on the street — approa...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Former coach laments death of Rick Stoeckman

To the Editor:I was very sorry to learn of Rick Stoeckman’s passing. He was an important part of the 1977 and 1978undefeated T-Bolts as a strong...

September 7th, 2017 |  



F.I.S.H. assisting families with school supplies

F.I.S.H. assisting families with school supplies

The Northmont F.I.S.H. Food Pantry and Clothes Closet has been open to the Northmont District helping residents with food and clothing for over 40 yea...

August 9th, 2017 |  


How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

After this summer, President Trump and the Republican Congress have one big item on their agenda: taxes. Specifically, cutting them for the rich.One t...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

The latest Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be devastating for rural Ohio.Last week, I released a county-by-county repor...

July 20th, 2017 |  


The American Patriot

The American Patriot

A Pew Research study from 2013 showed at that time that only 32 percent of Millennials said the United States was the greatest country in the world. A...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Veterans’ service continues through agriculture

Veterans’ service continues through agriculture

When I think of farmers, veteran farmers in particular, I think of hard working and innovative men and women. I see their work in rows of fields cover...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Cut FDA red tape so doctors can better treat patients

Cut FDA red tape so doctors can better treat patients

Doctors often fail to treat their patients with the most effective medicines — but it’s not their fault. Is an outdated FDA regulation to ...

June 28th, 2017 |  


The ‘popular vote’ does not exist

To the Editor:Once again on June 3 I heard the ridiculous and cockamamie claim that Secretary Clinton got more popular votes than Trump. Even though t...

June 21st, 2017 |