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December 9, 2016
Apples, orchards and fun with family ...
It has been a while since I last wrote a column for The News’ Viewpoints section since my last spot in the column rotation here at The News was skipped to make room for another column that was more timely. So please forgive me if I jump back about month or so to write a column...
December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
December 4, 2016
Inquiring Reporter: What is your favorite or least favorite thing to float in Jell-O?
“Favorite thing, fruit. Tangerines, bananas, pears, apples. My favorite flavor Jell-O is cherry. I have a mold at home on the counter right now.” — Bill Gillespie New Richmond --- “I like my Jell-O straight up, nothing in it. Cherry, the red Jell-O is my favorite...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
November 29, 2016
Everything I need to know about politics I learned in fourth grade
When school started in the fall of 1952, I was a fourth grader at Balsam Lake Elementary School in rural northwestern Wisconsin. My teacher, Mrs. Olson, encouraged discussion about the upcoming Presidential election. President Truman had decided not to run for a second term. Would...
November 29, 2016 - 11:00am
November 27, 2016
A river runs through me ...
Before my dad died this last August, we had an opportunity one evening, to listen to a Brewers game together. I bought a couple hot dogs with...
November 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 20, 2016
Keeping the community healthy and disease-free is our goal
I’m happy to write my second New Richmond News guest column and share information on another health care topic. In last month’s column,...
November 20, 2016 - 9:00am
November 13, 2016
NRSD Core Purpose: Inspiring students
The School District of New Richmond has taken many steps to construct a strategic plan which is built on the foundation of our Core Purpose: Inspire every student to learn to his or her potential. This is further supported by our Core Values: excellence, respect, integrity, learning,...
November 13, 2016 - 10:00am
August 21, 2016
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Many years ago and a lifetime away I was movie mogul. No, not the type that owns a production studio and is seen sitting atop piles of money. As a young man, I worked in and eventually managed a couple of motion picture theaters just as the video age came to the forefront of our lives...
August 21, 2016 - 8:19am
August 14, 2016
A fine line: November's election is important
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” - Edmund Burke I think most voters would agree that we have seen our politics become more and more divisive over the last decade to the point where many voters have become so turned off they no...
August 14, 2016 - 8:53am
August 7, 2016
Inhuman Newman: It's not always about sports
There is a perception that my life is 100 percent sports. There are times of the year when that certainly feels like it’s the case, like at...
August 7, 2016 - 8:56am
July 28, 2016
Willi Nilli -- Pokemon Go: Gotta catch them all!
For the last few weeks, the world has been overrun with Pokemon Go players hitting the streets to find that rare Dratini, to hatch their 10K eggs and to level up their characters to Level 20 to get their hands on Ultra Balls so they can “catch them all.” I’ve heard a lot of...
July 28, 2016 - 12:18pm
July 17, 2016
One thing: Peace
Just to refresh your memory, the question was, “What is the one thing that everyone should have, regardless of the cost?” It is the question I have been asking a lot of different folks during the course of interviews I have been conducting on behalf of the newspaper including...
July 17, 2016 - 10:11am
July 1, 2016
Another summer vacation, another road trip
Over the last few years I have gone on my fair share of road trips across the country, be it to Texas for the FCS National Championship games or to Mount Rushmore for a vacation with my wife. By the time you are reading this I will have just gotten back from another fun-filled and...
July 1, 2016 - 12:31pm
June 23, 2016
Father’s Day has come and gone, but we don't forget
Father’s Day has come and gone, but this past week my father has been on my mind. My Dad has been gone for more than a decade, but there isn’t...
June 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 10, 2016
INHUMAN NEWMAN: With every day, a battle against cancer is won
Having been deeply entrenched in sports my entire life, it has helped me to take a competitive approach to most things. Especially so, in my battle with leukemia. And every day that I am still here, I feel I have won a battle. A cancer diagnosis blind-sides you, like a hit from a...
June 10, 2016 - 1:19pm
June 2, 2016
No longer bored with board games
Until I moved to Worthington (Minn.) for my first job out of college, I wasn’t much of a board game or even card game player. I just never...
June 2, 2016 - 4:24pm