July 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The New Morality

GUEST COLUMN

Supporters of the bear hunting referendum to appear on the November ballot consider the issue to be mainly a moral one, and so the arguments regarding the science of wildlife management appear to have little impact upon them. More...

Obituaries

Frances Ronelle Bloxam

Frances Ronelle Bloxam embarked on her final travels at home on the morning of Saturday, July 5, 2014. Frannie was born on Nov. 25, 1934, in Tremont, IL, the daughter of Michael and Mabel Freidinger Beyer.  More...

Nation/World

A look at the Minuteman missile, mission, future

The Air Force’s nuclear missiles have stood ready for war on short notice for more than 50 years. Americans tend to assume the missiles are safe, if they even remember they exist. But safety cannot be taken for granted.  President John F. More...