Category - Opinion

How Albion’s downtown has changed

There have been quite a few changes in Albion’s downtown area during the past 100 years. That’s obvious from this photo, shared by retired Albion...

Happenstance

In her own words By Julie Dickerson “As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next table in a restaurant, I suppose I am...

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 totally...

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...