Obituaries

Irvin L. “Irv” Brown, 87 of Auburn, passed away Wednesday, Jul…

Michael “Mikey” E. Wiker, 33, of Springfield, died Saturday, J…

David Harold Brown III, 72, of Springfield, formerly of Divern…

Bob L. Jones, 74, of Virden, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at St…

Opinion

In an ode to crybaby Bryson DeChambeau, I'm gonna blame this week's terrible column on my computer, my employer, my loud neighbors, my wildly inconsistent golf game, Byron Painter, Donald Trump and, well, the entire Pritzker administration. Nothing I ever do is my fault; nor is anything 'cor…

It's Open Championship week, or the British Open, or whatever you want to call it. Yes, golf. Turn the page, I know. But who knows what you might miss???...

Since I did not bless this space last week, I have much more material than space, so let’s get going and see what fits…

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