Last Spring Break

This is it. There’s been a lot of those this year. The last time I will do a lot of things. It’s kind of sad, but it’s also exciting, knowing that this is the last chance to do something, one…

The Boom Years (Part II of III)

by the Dwight Historical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17 Alcohol and Drug History Society conference in Dwight. Although patients…

The Boom Years (Part 1 of 3)

by the Dwight Historical Society Note: This is part of a weekly series of articles about the Keeley Institute that will be appearing in The Paper until the July 14-17 Alcohol and Drug History Society conference in Dwight. After the…

To the Back of the Line

It’s almost time to head to the back of the line. This happens a lot throughout life. You work your way up through the ranks, and get to remain at the top for a very short time before your run…

BORING GAME

If you’re following over from my other columns you’ll know I made some predictions, so far I’m 0/2 on those, one being Groundhog’s Day and the other being the Super Bowl in which I predicted the Panthers to win, and…

3 Predictions

It’s Super Bowl week, it’s the beginning of primary elections, and the world is still sphere shaped. It’s disappointing that the Patriots didn’t make it back to the Super Bowl, but Tom Brady already has four rings so I guess…

The Hidden Underbelly of Politics

39 of 52. 3 out of 4 suits. The anticipation builds. This February the critically acclaimed show House of Cards makes its return to Netflix. If you’re not familiar with the show it’s based around politics. Frank Underwood uses corruption…

The Final Ride

It’s the last first day of school (hopefully) for Mr. Aaron Boma and it’s come and gone with a lot of mixed emotions. It’s exciting because it means a new chapter has begun. It’s kind of sad because leaving anything…

Seize the Opportunity

It’s always great in Dwight when a new business opens, Dwight can never have enough of them. Recently Lu’s opened, a bar and grill in downtown Dwight. I think this officially solidifies Dwight as a food mecca in central Illinois.…