NEWS BLOGS

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Friday, January 15, 2021

My toes started to tingle. I wish that I could attribute it to love, but, alas, the feeling instead stemmed from fear — fear of pain.

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Farmers may have a new crop — carbon. A Michigan senator has made the establishment of a federal agricultural carbon market a priority for 2021. Sounds odd — a crop that is intangible — but it’s getting a lot of interest.

Monday, January 11, 2021

“Find the Library at Your Place” was the 2020 theme for National Library Week. This topic emphasized the technological advancements in remote access and the changing digital landscape of modern libraries.

Friday, January 08, 2021

As a self-study of sorts, I decided to see just how trendy I am. Turns out that the answer is "not very."

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Up until the final days of 2020, last year wasn’t a good literary year for me. Overall, it wasn’t a good year in many respects for me and for pretty much everyone I know. However, as the final days of 2020 approached, I felt extra sad because I didn’t come close to achieving my reading goal …

Saturday, January 02, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Last week I was in a public restroom and was hoping to hold a paper towel in my hand to open the door so I wouldn’t have to touch the handle. Then I noticed a cool add-on — a foot release at the bottom that made the door swing open without having to turn the knob. It was a genius move for th…

Saturday, December 26, 2020
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

In a year when we’ve had to form new habits and new ways of doing things, it’s interesting to think about what has brought us comfort and joy during uncertain times.

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The public is invited and encouraged to attend an upcoming meeting of a regional governmental body based in Madison County at which tax dollars may be spent.

The Norfolk Rotary Club is having a local food drive for non-perishables to assist the local Salvation Army in restocking its food pantry item…

Friday, January 15, 2021
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Monday, January 11, 2021
Friday, January 08, 2021
Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Up until the final days of 2020, last year wasn’t a good literary year for me. Overall, it w…

Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Saturday, January 02, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Friday, December 18, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

In a year when we’ve had to form new habits and new ways of doing things, it’s interesting t…