Column: Bring down the cost of going to college

Column: Bring down the cost of going to college

If we want hard work to pay off, we have to get the cost of college under control.When Connie and I went to college, a part-time job was often enough ...

March 20th, 2019 |  


A week like no other: Inquirer sports reporter shares story of pain, emergency surgery and hope

A week like no other: Inquirer sports reporter shares story of pain, emergency surgery and hope

To say the last week of my life has been a roller-coaster ride would be more than an understatement. This column was not easy for me to write. I to...

March 19th, 2019 updated: March 19th, 2019. |  


Birds are migrating back into the area

Birds are migrating back into the area

Although it feels like winter won’t let go of its grip this year, there has still been enough warm days and warm rains along with some timely winds ...

March 18th, 2019 updated: March 19th, 2019. |  



Column: Shining a light on campaign finance in Ohio

Column: Shining a light on campaign finance in Ohio

You deserve to know who is funding campaigns aimed to influence the outcome of elections. It’s really that simple.A variety of motivating factor...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Quick poll: Medical marijuana OK, but not all are ready to legalize pot for recreational use

Quick poll: Medical marijuana OK, but not all are ready to legalize pot for recreational use

GALION — In a strictly, unscientific poll over the last few days, it appears that the stigma surrounding marijuana has lessened a lot since about 19...

March 16th, 2019 updated: March 16th, 2019. |  


Guest column by James Burns: Summing up 80 good years

Guest column by James Burns: Summing up 80 good years

March is the month of my 80th birthday. I grew up in a hilly and woodsy section of semi-rural Ohio. A neighbor’s car rolled down one of those hi...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Transportation budget a winner … so far

Transportation budget a winner … so far

Transportation budget a winner … so far The Ohio Council of County Officials (OCCO) is a supporting partner of Fix Our Roads Ohio (https://fixour...

March 8th, 2019 updated: March 8th, 2019. |  


Column: Jumping in to Medicare For All with eyes closed tight

Column: Jumping in to Medicare For All with eyes closed tight

The recent unveiling of the ballyhooed House of Representatives Medicare for All Act of 2019 bill will be met with chants of “equal healthcare for a...

March 8th, 2019 updated: March 8th, 2019. |  


Campus leaders appreciate community support

Campus leaders appreciate community support

Campus leaders appreciate community supportOften, it is during the deepest tragedies that we find how fortunate we are to be members of a community. F...

March 6th, 2019 |  


Column: We must lower prescription drug costs

Column: We must lower prescription drug costs

The cost of prescription drugs is too high in this country. We have to crack down on big pharmaceutical corporations, and get these prices under contr...

March 6th, 2019 |