Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 12:56
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Another week gone by, some nice days, but it’s still raining. We are susceptible to uncomfortable memories, and although the river rose to over 1400 cubic feet per second, it was much, much higher during the flood! True, it is scary, though.
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 12:53
Soul Contract revisited
A wake-up call
When the game gets serious
What are we grateful for?
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 10:42
Leroy Robert York, 75, passed away peacefully on May 1, in Pueblo. He was born June 4, 1939 in Waukegan, Illinois to Robert and Amanda (Pritzl) York. On February 14, 1958 he married Jenny (DeYoung) York in McHenry, Illinois. Roy and his family moved to Lyons, in 1969.
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 11:35
The United States opened the Kansas territory for settlement in 1854 amid violence over whether to be a free or slavery state. Finally, Kansas entered the Civil War as a free state. After the war, settlers turned the prairies into productive farmland, and today the state provides corn, wheat, sorghum, and sunflowers for the rest of the country and beyond.
Published on Thursday, May 14 2015 13:26
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
A tumultuous week has gone by, and now the sun is shining. All that rain over several days had us on edge. It was helpful that the Town kept in touch with us with their e-blast, stating that the water got up to 1460 cubic feet per second with some places overflowing (the floodwaters of 2013 were up to 30,000 a cubic foot per second). Stay safe; keep an eye on the warnings.
The Lyons History Video shindig was cancelled due to the storm. They thank all for the silent auction items, and are looking to reschedule
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 11:08
Anthony (Tony) DiSalvo
Published on Thursday, May 07 2015 07:45
Road Traveled by Linda L. Osmundon
Oklahoma: cowboys, Native Americans, oil, and the theme for a popular film/play. Oklahoma City, the state capitol, counts Bricktown, its entertainment district with popular dining and nightlife and the Red Earth Native American festival in June as major attractions. But, don’t miss the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, home to the state’s pioneer history and the