Playoffs

Playoffs? If you’ve watched the NBA playoffs at all this far you’re probably thinking to yourself the same thing. The playoffs, thus far, have been very underwhelming. There have been countless blow outs, and there haven’t really been any intriguing…

The Unstoppable Jewell Carlson

An explosion at the World War II Joliet arsenal, and getting shot in the stomach failed to stop Jewell Carlson, now 93, who will soon be celebrating his 70th wedding anniversary with his wife Marguerite (Peg).Carlson grew up in LaRose,…

No Magic for ISU…yet

My team rooting interest over this past year finally ran out. First it was the Cubs ending the incredible drought of 108 years and finally capturing the world series. There was definitely some magic in the air for that to take…

A Serious topic. JUICE.

Another week in the books, when I do these I just know that it means the next week is right around the corner. My last couple columns have been related to that of finding motivation for the upcoming week and…

SUPER BOWL

The worst week of the year for spots just hap- pened. It was such a bad week that places like Buffalo Wild Wings had to offer incredibly ridiculous deals just to get people in the door this past Sunday. They…