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Springtime babies galore on the prairie
A multi-generational farm and ranching family on the Rathdrum Prairie is in baby mode this month.
March is for shamrocks and weddings
Several years ago, my sister, Janna, and I joined our mother as members of the Lt. George Farragut Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Little things make a big impact
This isn’t the biggest news of the week, in fact, I don’t even have names to include, but it was the most memorable moment of my week by far.
Lights bring funny memory of first time
For those fortunate enough to live in the northern tier of the U.S, Sunday evening provided a spectacular gift from Mother Nature.
Three-day holidays are not a given
Something we all know and expect is for a number of businesses, including banks, schools and government offices to be closed on federal holidays.
Wednesday morning quarterbacking
It’s a few days post-Super Bowl, but here’s a fun Super Bowl love story from years past.
Friendship, justice and the anchor desk
Prior to Jan. 24, 2018, I was acquainted with Amy Evans.
He ain't heavy ...
For decades, I’ve described the subject of this column as whatever amuses, annoys or inspires me in any given week. Sometimes it’s whatever has broken my heart.
There's no place like home for nonagenarian
One of my favorite people whom I’ve never met is Jim Carkhuff.
Thanks from the heart for the lessons
Sometimes, something happens right on deadline that stops me in my tracks. Tuesday afternoon was one of those times.
Birthdays are a big deal to Main Street readers
I’m often asked how to have a name appear in Main Street birthdays.
Farewell 2022 with The Queen and holiday travel
Pat and Gail McGaughey always have a houseful at the holidays. These “guests” don’t eat much, make noise or overstay their welcome, though.
Christmas Eve journey of giving
Author’s note: This story first appeared in The Press on Dec. 21, 2005, the second Christmas as this “daddy’s girl” was grieving the loss of mine. Each of th...
Wreaths across the county; ice ball weather
On the third Saturday of December since 2007 in cemeteries throughout the country, organizations will lay thousands of fresh wreaths on the gravesites of vet...