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Light at the end of the tunnel is a phrase I’ve heard quite a bit lately, with the implication it is a good thing, like the end of a troubled time. But what if the light is a train coming? – Derrill Price sent a photo of a truck stop marquee: Pro Tip: You should

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Finally, the explanation I have been looking for about the run on TP. I just got an email that says, “ Diarrhea May Be an Early Sign of COVID-19, According to Doctors One study found that nearly 20% of people reported it as their first symptom. – Saw a neat idea on TV Monday morning

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Tough times bring out the best in people. We’ve been beat down way too much with the “bad news” about the virus. I don’t even want to watch the TV news. I prefer to watch one of the shows we have recorded. Oh, I know I have to keep up for you, but I’m trying

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Last Tuesday when Kimball and Davis delivered Sun newspapers to the stores, I got a pleasant surprise from what they told me: Over the counter paper sales were strong. That tells me you are looking to us for local information on the virus. And that’s exactly what we are doing our best to provide you.

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Cedar County Sheriff James McCrary called Thursday to tell me about a service he was going to start Monday of this week. In cooperation with Woods Supermarket in El Dorado Springs and Stockton, deputies, first responders and other volunteers will deliver groceries to elderly, disabled persons, veterans or anyone who has an elevated health risk

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The office crew let’s me go home before they finish laying out your newspaper so I don’t see all the headlines on the front page. I interviewed Cedar County Northern Commissioner Don Boultinghouse about the 2020 Cedaar County budget and quoted him and Cedar County Clerk Heather York who gave me more valuable information for

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We celebrated Reese’s first birthday on Saturday, March 7, one day late. But I’m pretty sure the one day delay wasn’t a concern. Her only concept of time is right now if she wants something and never, if her mom says it’s nap time. There were a whole bunch of people she knows and loves

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Larry Dablemont must have read my mind. One of the Springfield TV channels made a big deal out of the start of trout season on March 1. I told Kimball that I wouldn’t want to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with a horde of “fisher people” trying to catch pen raised fish barely a foot long. Larry said

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You know that I don’t get into national politics, but I will tell you that if I had heard Michael Bromberg when I was a senior in High School, I might be a farmer today. I grew up on a farm and was in FFA. I wanted to farm but I figured it would take

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I talked to Tonia Molz on Friday on the phone for a little while to get some school board info so I asked her again about how her dad got his name. She had asked her mom and Marge thought Tuffy’s dad gave his kids their nicknames. There were four girls and four boys with

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