Pro Football Weekly Updated Draft Guide


  • Column: Safe haven

    Many people dream of the beach, white sands and sitting on a lounge chair with an umbrella drink in hand. While that does sound excellent, it isn’t ex ...
    June 7, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Column: My beautiful ballerinas

    For three days last week, I was once again in the world of tutus, tights and glitter. My girls had their annual dance recital with Steppin’ Out Dance ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Sainthood is hard

    If you were a saint, you’d have to stop on your way to work and give all your money to a panhandler. You’d probably have to kiss him, too. Then, you’d ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Summer learning not just for students

    With the school year over, parents and students are hearing urges to “keep reading” or keep practicing something to do with education during the summe ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Rural communities have the most to lose with health care repeal

    For 30 years, I’ve helped people fight for health care.In one of my proudest moments, I worked with ...
    June 5, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Chomsky’s Venezuela lesson

    Venezuela descends into chaos. Its people, once the wealthiest in Latin America, starve. Even The New York Times runs headlines like “Dying Infants an ...
    June 5, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Column: Hitting the links

    Editor’s Note: I wrote a new column but left my laptop in Guttenberg this weekend. Whoops. Please enjoy this re-run from June 1, 2015.
    June 5, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Column: Nimoy taught us much more than LLAP

    Editor’s Note: This column originally ran March 5, 2015 “I have been and always shall be your frien ...
    June 2, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Q&A: Government Overreach With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

    Q: What is the Congressional Review Act?A: Signed into law by President Clinton more than two decade ...
    June 2, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • The ‘why’ behind bad grades

    The end of the school year has a tendency to bring crises to my attention.I’m a graduate teaching as ...
    June 2, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Disc golf diversions

    “Have you ever played golf with frisbees?”Last week, I wrote about learning to play golf. Well, foll ...
    June 1, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Ripple Tank

    It was 5:30 in the morning and Ginnie had just left for work. I settled back in the recliner for a little siesta, the eastern sky barely light on a dr ...
    June 6, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • The problem with dividing ‘Good Muslims’ from ‘Bad Muslims’

    All right, America. We need to have a talk.The president recently returned from Saudi Arabia, where ...
    June 1, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Upset by bike theft

    I need to say something to the City of Newton. I need to say something because someone stole my bike and these words are small but the effect is big. ...
    June 1, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • You’re never too old to hunt a Sasquatch

    As I was indulging in an Oreo cookie the other evening, I caught myself twisting off the top of the cookie and eating the double-stuffed filling befor ...
    May 31, 2017 - 12:17 pm