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  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:00 PM
    Today, the nation celebrates the birthday of American civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Most would agree, that the nation is more diverse and accepting than King might have imagined back in 1963 when he gave his “I Have A Dream” speech.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, January 05, 2017 3:00 PM
    It is a time of great change under the Statehouse dome in Indianapolis as legislators convene for the 170th session of the Indiana General Assembly.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00 AM
    At midnight today we’ll flip the calendar and welcome in 2017. Optimism and hope should fill our hearts as we welcome in a new year.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, December 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    It’s bad enough this country has lost jobs to Mexico and foreign lands. But now we’re losing retirees, too.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016 3:00 PM
    The recent report of investigators finding a 3-year-old child locked in a small wooden box at North Judson is a horrific tale.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00 AM
    Today is Christmas Eve. To Christians around the world it is one of the most meaningful days of the year as they celebrate the birth of Christ.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, December 23, 2016 3:00 PM
    Indiana’s ethics reform law, passed last year in the wake of several scandals, was supposed to address some of the state’s problems. Based on recent developments concerning two former legislators, there’s more work to be done.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:00 PM
    Christmas shopping locally is a gift that just keeps giving. There’s the gift itself that someone will enjoy…
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, December 05, 2016 3:00 PM
    As the nights turn frigid, a small number of people in the Madison area are forced to seek shelter from the cold. Despite what some might think, Madison does have homeless people - men, women and children who don’t know where they are going to sleep from one night to the next.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 3:00 PM
    Thursday - Thanksgiving Day - is a day for each of us to count our blessings and, hopefully, set aside our problems for a day.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, November 14, 2016 3:00 PM
    Six years ago, the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation that allows judges to fine public officials who deliberately flaunt public-access laws. We remind our area’s public officials, particularly those who won their elections Tuesday and will take office for the first time this coming January, to give the law serious consideration before the new year.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, November 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    We just elected a new president - the Commander in Chief of our military. Millions of men and women have put their lives on the line since our nation first fought for its independence to afford us the opportunity to chose our leaders.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    Congratulations to president-elect Donald Trump. The day after an election, most newspapers write editorials saying that regardless of who won we must come together as a nation.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, November 07, 2016 3:00 PM
    This year’s presidential race has turned off many voters, and some may be tempted to stay home on Tuesday. Please don’t.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Tuesday is Election Day — thank goodness. Most of us are weary of this contentious - sometimes vile - presidential campaign. A bit of that attitude has trickled down to the state and local levels.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    It wasn’t so long ago that the secret communications between students came in the form of passing notes in class. Young love was professed, crushes were expressed and the holding of hands was arranged.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:00 PM
    Courierarea children are busy preparing their Halloween costumes, but it is important that the safety message not be lost in the excitement of the season. The Indiana State Police has issued a list of recommendations to keep children safe while trick-or-treating.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    George Washington is considered one of the great presidents for many reasons, but the main attribute may have more to do with the precedent he set for his successors.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    Before the end of the year, we’ll be sending letters to the many government agencies and schools in our coverage area with requests for planned meeting places in 2017. We won’t be alone in doing so either. We’ll be joined by hundreds of newspapers across the state. Why?
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, October 07, 2016 3:00 PM
    This is National Newspaper Week, a time to take a look at what newspapers do right … and a time to reflect on what we should do better.

    Both lists are long.
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