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Pat’s Bits & Pieces by Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent

Friends help make the best memories I am spending the day with my buddy April today (Tuesday) while she suffers through, yet another bout of chemotherapy treatment. She has been…

Just Thinking by Dr. Ray Augenstein

The Passing We all face tests, when we went to school, we face the tests the teachers give us the end of the week. We face tests of strength, tests…

Individual rights

I’m not much for hunting, in fact I don’t have any guns in my house at all, it’s not that I don’t like guns or that I consider them evil,…

Superintendent’s Corner – Snow Day Anyone?

Are we having school Mrs. Pummell?  I am asked this on regular basis lately.  I have been offered many different bribes and fun things to cancel as well!  My favorite…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Watch your credit card statements!

We’ve been “hacked.” Opened up my Amazon Visa statement the other day, the one I use mostly for internet book purchases, and discovered a bogus $599 charge from a heating…

Mike’s Musings – Warm weather dreams make cold bearable

I don’t know about you, but this weather is driving me batty, or maybe I should say southward. First the most frigid days imaginable, then coping with icy roads, and…

Global warming?

Welcome to global warming. I don’t know where they got a crazy idea about global warming but I do know that Vice President Al Gore made a bunch of money…

Storms that bring us home

Nothing makes headlines like the weather.  And this has been a headline already in this new year.  Storms have ripped through this country and the world, causing floods, creating lakes…

A tribute to Martha

Martha Bourdo-Maurer died peacefully at home in Otsego last Sunday afternoon. She was 93 and told her daughter Kathy just a couple of weeks ago that she was ready to…

This weather is no big deal

This weather is for wimps. Heck what did out temperatures reach at their lowest point? -8? Big deal. How much snow accumulation have we had this winter? I say not…