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All children deserve the love and protection of the adults in their lives and the communities that surround them. Recent tragic deaths of children at the hands of their caregivers launched an outpouring of collective grief, highlighted weaknesses and gaps in our child protection system, and sparked ...Read More
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Bryan Van Gorp Ho. Co. Protectors There were a couple of long articles in local newspapers last week mostly coming from Dan Griffin and Steve Schuldt, still trying to sell the strict regulation story. Houston County Planning Commission chair and three of the county board members, say they won’t su...Read More
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Daniel McGonigle Managing Editor My eyes danced around in my head as I tried to make sense of what she just said. I squinted to get a closer look. Was she kidding? Is she trying to catch ME in an April Fool’s joke? Does she know that it was all just a silly joke? Did [...]...Read More
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Dan Griffin Guest Columnist A few words to my three critics from last week’s Spring Grove Herald:  Bruce Kuehmichel, Michael Fields and Ken Tschumper. Bruce, under the new proposed ordinance, nearly 80 percent of the county would be off limits to new mining due to setback requirements. The remain...Read More
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Don Heinzman ECM Publishers Fifty years ago, families created suburban communities to escape the poverty of the cities. Back then, most suburban residents were young Caucasians. Today, the suburbs are comprised of a rich variety of racial diversity, including Caucasian, Latino, Hispanic, African-Ame...Read More
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