Log in
Opinion
711 results total, viewing 561 - 580
Tahquamenon Falls
Exclusive subscriber content
When I took a trip to Michigan a few years ago, one of the places I visited was what is called the “Upper UP.” more
Our purpose
Exclusive subscriber content
What are we here for? That’s an old question. There are those who say we have no purpose. We are here as worm food. I would say they lack imagination.  more
What happened to The Leisure Society
Exclusive subscriber content
The premise was simple — with better technology companies would become more efficient and be able to make more things in less time.  more
Coal miner’s pie
Exclusive subscriber content
The following recipe is featured in the Little Balkans Days Cookbook, which is available now for $20 at littlebalkansfestival.com. The 37th annual Little Balkans Days festival continues through Sept. 4, 2022.  more
Trump is on the ballot
Exclusive subscriber content
Blake Masters, the Republican Senate candidate in Arizona, once called abortion "demonic" and a "human sacrifice." His website now says he favors "common-sense regulation" of the procedure. more
Once given up for dead, Democrats are increasingly optimistic about their chances in November's midterm elections. more
Unfortunately, I had to spend two nights in the hospital, but fortunately it was at Girard Medical Center.  more
Be on the lookout for blue-green algae
Exclusive subscriber content
While the days have gotten a little cooler recently the hot, sunny weather that we had previously was the perfect combination for pond weeds and algae to grow. more
In many respects, Little Balkans Days had its origin 88 years ago when approximately 25,000 people participated in a coal celebration held in Pittsburg.  more
September is National Preparedness Month. From fires and floods to tornadoes and earthquakes, disasters can happen anywhere… at any time. more
It’s the onion, stupid
Exclusive subscriber content
This slaw is the Goldilocks of coleslaws. It's slightly sweet, but not too sweet. Slightly creamy, but not too creamy. Juicy, but certainly not too wet. more
And now for something completely different
Exclusive subscriber content
Quick — name the last non-fiction book you read for fun. Do you need to stop and think or else look through your list of titles you’ve read? (you do keep such a list, don’t you?) … more
Italian sausage stew
Exclusive subscriber content
The following recipe is featured in the Little Balkans Days Cookbook, which is available now for $20 at littlebalkansfestival.com. more
Summer is over
Exclusive subscriber content
One of my favorite passages of scripture began rolling around in my head, “The Harvest is over, summer is ended, and we are not saved.”  more
How observant are you?
Exclusive subscriber content
How observant are you? As a matter of fact, how observant are any of us to what is happening around us? more
A bumpy climb
Exclusive subscriber content
On the eastern side of my Poppy’s place is an old logging road that goes up a steep hill to a ridge. I remember once Poppy had my mom in the truck with us, and he said, “Hang on, it’s going to get bumpy.” more
Folklife Festival to Little Balkans Days
Exclusive subscriber content
It’s been a busy week here in Pittsburg, Kansas, my hometown, out in the middle of the Little Balkans.  more
Chicken Parmigiana
Exclusive subscriber content
The following recipe is featured in the Little Balkans Days Cookbook, which is available now for $20 at littlebalkansfestival.com. more
Temporarily anyway, Donald J. Trump resembles the Br'er Rabbit of the Joel Chandler Harris tales: flung into the briar patch by the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago country club. more
Joe Biden is still dragging his party down
Exclusive subscriber content
There has been a surge of optimism among Democrats lately when it comes to November's midterm elections. more
« Prev | 1 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 36 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.