Category - Opinion

My Side of the Fencepost

Better to be free — and vulnerable
By Jim Dickerson
The bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday were a huge shock. Everyone has an immediate reaction, but no one...

My Side of the Fencepost

Thank God it’s over!
By Jim Dickerson
I’m old enough to remember the days before PACs and Super PACs.
Those were the days when political attack ads didn’t...

My Side of the Fencepost

Replace inheritance tax revenues
By Jim Dickerson
Gov. Dave Heineman presented his “State of the State” speech last week, calling for $327 million in tax...

My Side of the Fencepost

Plan addresses local needs
by Jim Dickerson
Albion Economic Development Corporation presented an ambitious plan to the Albion City Council last week.
The three-pronged...

My Side of the Fencepost

by Jim Dickerson
Giving community, area
‘Tis the season for generosity, and boy . . . we have seen plenty of that in our area this year!
I guess that’s just what...

Happenstance

by Julie Dickerson
Sharing
Share.
Share is a word that we have been taught since we were young ones.
Children learn to share by constant observations from adults and a...

Happenstance

August
By Julie Dickerson

On my desk at work is a daily calendar chocked full of advice, some good and some “ignore it and it will go away”...

My Side of the Fencepost

Public concerns can spur action 
By Jim Dickerson 
Public concerns, when expressed forcefully enough, can still make a difference. A good example is the Trans-Canada...