Category - Opinion

Boone County gets noticed

By Jim Dickerson Albion News/Boone County Tribune My Side of the Fencepost, May 4, 2022 I’m glad to report Boone County again received great publicity during...

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My Side of the Fencepost — Real Inflation

By Jim Dickerson – Feb. 2, 2022 We’re hearing about inflation quite often these days, but are we hearing the “real” story? It’s more likely that we’re feeling real...

Improving literacy is goal of Kid Scoop News

A new project aimed at improving literacy has been launched in the Boone County area by the Albion News/Boone County Tribune and Petersburg Press, along with the...

Happenstance: Farm girl

By Julie Dickerson Just recently, I did something new. Last Christmas, I bought an Insta-Pot. This new-fangled kitchen appliance can do just about anything. And, by the...

My Side of the Fencepost: Please be skeptical

By Jim Dickerson If anything, we should all be skeptical of what we see and hear this political season. That’s good advice for anyone of any political persuasion...

What are you doing?

An obvious and serious wrong was done when a police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee pinned against George Floyd’s neck during an arrest last week. The knee and the...