As reporting career comes to an end, memories of stories come flooding back
Edward Husar

As reporting career comes to an end, memories of stories come flooding back

For the past few weeks I've been rummaging through file cabinets crammed with nearly 40 years of memories. The cabinets contain hundreds of manila folders filled with notes on topics I've written about since becoming a Herald-Whig reporter in May 1980.

Your Turn/David Fox
Your Turn

Your Turn/David Fox

David Fox, 57, is senior vice president and assistant trust officer of Marine Bank and Trust, where he has worked for over 34 years.

As a new year approaches, so do some thoughts
Steve Eighinger

As a new year approaches, so do some thoughts

We're only a few days from a new year and a new decade.

'Tis the season to be thankful
Steve Eighinger

'Tis the season to be thankful

This is the time of year when we should all be grateful. Here are a few reasons from my vantage point.

Your Turn/Mara Clingingsmith
Your Turn

Your Turn/Mara Clingingsmith

Mara Clingingsmith, 57, is the regional director for Quincy Better Business Bureau. She has been married to her husband, Mark, for 17 years, and they have four children and six grandchildren.

Saying farewell to celebrities we lost this year
Steve Eighinger

Saying farewell to celebrities we lost this year

It's become a tradition at this time of the year to bid farewell to some of our favorite celebrities who we have lost during the preceding 12 months. And the past year has been especially painful for the baby boomer generation.

Holiday classics can provide classic lines
Steve Eighinger

Holiday classics can provide classic lines

During the days leading up to Christmas is when I most enjoy re-watching some of my favorite holiday films. What is most rewarding, at least for me, is noticing a phrase or relatively hidden message I may have missed or overlooked in years past.

Your Turn/Gayle Pope
Your Turn

Your Turn/Gayle Pope

Gayle Pope, 66, was born and raised in Fargo, N.D., graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead in 1976 and worked in journalism and marketing communications in Fargo for 22 years. She started at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., in 1998, graduat

Time for a holiday lunch with friends, would-be buddies
Steve Eighinger

Time for a holiday lunch with friends, would-be buddies

‘Tis the season -- to eat. What better time of the year to gather with friends and would-be buddies? There's always something special about December as we journey closer to Christmas, and that includes the daily lunch hours.

Closing the books on 2019's most celebrated morons
Steve Eighinger

Closing the books on 2019's most celebrated morons

It's the time of year when we pay tribute to those who struggle with the day-to-day battle with common sense, which often winds up with them being involved in some form of bizarre mischief.