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Guest commentary: Change is difficult

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Fogal: Share rescues horses stranded by recent flooding


Rantoul Press columnist

DEWEY — The R in SHARE stands for “rescue.” During a recent period of heavy rains, SHARE personnel certainly had to put that rescue ability to work.

SHARE was called to do a quick morning rescue due to the heavy rains. SHARE received a call from the owners of two stranded horses due to flooding.

Poremba: She’s back! Pauline returns after unretiring

Hello, friends. It has been a few weeks since I decided I was going to retire from writing this column. It didn’t happen and won’t happen.

When I read the paper and watch how we are allowing the world to fall apart right in front of us and in our own beloved America that stands for so much, I scream, “Why? Get up and do something. Please, please notice and look around you.”

Thompson: Library to hold Eggstravaganza


Rantoul Press columnist

The library will hold an Easter Eggstravaganza on the morning of Saturday, March 24.  

Guest commentary: Village leaders need to listen

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Wang: Thomas used her art to protest the war

Among my art collections is a special section of artwork created by local artists and artwork about Rantoul.

I decided to feature a female artist for this month’s column because today is International Women’s Day.

Reeder: Emil Jones is a sensitive man

SPRINGFIELD – Could it be that billionaire J.B. Pritzker, scion of the Hyatt hotel fortune, looks down his nose at Emil Jones, a man who rose from being a Chicago sewer inspector to president of the Illinois Senate?

It sure looks that way.

Last week, the “Chicago Tribune” released an FBI recording of a wiretapped conversation between then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Pritzker.

Letter to the Editor: Confusion at Gifford board meeting

To the editor:

After attending the Gifford Grade School board meeting on Feb. 20, 2018, and asking questions, I left there more confused than when I first walked in the door.

Berg: Illinois is losing the virtues of Honest Abe


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Porter: History rife with fake news

Rantoul Press columnist

Fake news has been around forever. I know I practiced it with some frequency when I was a kid. Back then, we called it fibbing. Had I thought at the time to call it “news,” I might have been more successful at it.