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It’s a potentially historic crisis that could redefine American political life for the next several decades. 

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The Richfield Fire Department is like a lot of rural departments, staffed entirely by volunteers. Each person in the department is committed to spending time each week training to attain and maintain certifications. 

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I think I’m getting better. 

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My fear is that I may be wedging my way between the various political vitriolic diatribes that all too often fill this page. However, there is one thing I know that I have the right to do; my right to say thank you.

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I express sincere thanks to the EMS team for coming to my rescue Jan. 6. My garage door opener was not working so I tried to close the door manually; in the process, my middle and ring finger on my left hand became lodged in one of the folding cracks of the door. Unable to dislodge them, I b…

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On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, the 28th of November 2019, there appeared in the pages of the Reaper a letter entitled “Americans don’t care.” Well, I certainly do care and I have watched many of the impeachment hearings, contrary to what the author of that page claims. Yes, from all I’ve see…

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Thank you Sara for stating the facts about Donald Trump. I watched the hearings all day every day, just as you did... all of the hearings. I found it to be disgusting that our President would think his actions were ok, or as he put it, “it was a perfect call. ”

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I agree with Sara Straw, Reaper, Jan. 9, 2020, p. 3A, that the federal budget is a financial disaster. The interest along on the $23 trillion exceeds federal revenue. The people’s pressure on Congress to sponsor and support HR 24, Federal Reserve Transparency Act, is a must if we are to cont…

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For the past three years, a concerted effort has been made by the Richfield City Police Department to find people who are driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances. 

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It takes the unique mixture of innocence and cruelty found only in childhood to really enjoy a heavy snow day.

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Sara Straw, Reaper, Dec. 26, p. 3A, comments on Fascism coming to America and fails to recognize it in the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment proceeding where Pres. Trump was denied more than a half dozen rights common to all citizens. No crime was alleged or proven required by the Co…

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Donald Trump promised to eliminate the debt during his campaign. Trump’s budgets are adding $5.088 trillion to the debt in his first term. That’s a 30 percent increase from the end of Obama’s last budget. If re-elected, Trump plans to add $9.1 trillion more.

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It seems that every time people start to see through a scam, con artists find a new way to take advantage of people. 

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There’s something about a new year that makes people want to start over with a clean slate.

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It’s not often that lawmakers do something with tongue purely planted in cheek, but last week U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney and Congressman Rob Bishop, both representing Utah, introduced a wilderness designation bill — for Illinois.

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The annual community production of “The Nutcracker” is a beloved tradition. 

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Yes, I watched the hearings. And read opinions by professionals and regular people. If freedom of speech makes you uncomfortable, maybe you need to consider why.

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