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Caught in The Web

The internet is a crazy place. I think that a lot of my columns usually have something to do with the internet in some facet or another. I’m just really fascinated with it, it’s something that has only been heavily…

Elisabeth R. Von Qualen

DWIGHT – Elisabeth R. Von Qualen, formerly of Dwight and Sun City Center, Florida, died at 1:33 a.m., October 26, 2015 at Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville, Tennessee. She had been a resident of Good Samaritan Society of Fairfield Glade…

Christine Marx

DWIGHT – Christine Marx, 88, passed away at Evenglow Health Center, Pontiac, Friday, October 23, 2015. A service will be held 11:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, October 28, at the First Congregational United Church in Dwight. There will be an inurnment…

Cynthia A. Claggett

LEXINGTON – Cynthia A. Claggett, 64, of Lexington passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Cyndi was born May 3, 1951 in Streator, daughter of Donald and Mary Ann Dzuryo McNamara. She married Jeremy Claggett June 19, 1976 in St. Patrick…

Janice Sorensen-Cushing

GARDNER – Janice Sorensen-Cushing, 60, of Gardner and formerly of Mazon, passed away Tuesday evening, October 13, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. A Celebration of Janice’s life will be held Friday, October 23, at Rury’s Tap, 365…

Sarah L. Vitko

RURAL BRACEVILLE – Sarah L. Vitko, 91, of rural Braceville passed away Friday, October 16, 2015 at Park Point Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris. She was born February 8, 1924 in Coal City, daughter of Jasper and Cecelia Gervase Vitale.…

Gary L. Clapp

CABERY – Gary L. Clapp, 50, of Cabery passed away at 6:57 p.m., Sunday, October 11, 2015 in rural Essex. Gary was born in Pontiac May 26, 1965, son of Roy and Annabel Jacob Clapp. Survivors include his lifelong partner,…

Anton Domagala

ColFax, Wisconsin – Anton “Big Boy” Domagala, formerly of South Wilmington and late of Colfax, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at home. Anton was born November 26, 1926 in South Wilmington, son of Anton and Pauline Lavicka Domagala.…

Good Vibes

I had a lot of fun this weekend. I had a lot of fun because it was full of positive vibes. Everyone that I seemed to come in contact with was really friendly and down to earth. Some of them…

News

The other day it occurred to me that I hadn’t sat down and watched a live news broadcast in over a month. Not one. That’s really scary. It’s not scary that I specifically hadn’t watched any news broadcasts in about…