small-town America
Is it too late for small-town America?

The image of small-town America is the backbone of a lot of popular American culture,.

basketball
COMMENTARY: You DO NOT have to play basketball in Illinois to succeed in pro basketball

I usually like reading sports commentaries from the Decatur Herald & Review‘s Mark Tupper. The.

senior rings
Rix Quinn’s Minute Story: Senior rings

I’ll never forget the day senior rings arrived. If somebody hadn’t locked me in a.

Illinois election laws
COMMENTARY: It’s time for Illinois’ election laws to be reformed for the better

I have been quite vocal about reform election law reform for quite some time on.

Aguille du Midi French Alps France
What’s new in France for 2019

France has a rich history, an impressive infrastructure, and a tourism industry trying valiantly to.

Bitcoin
COMMENTARY: Like the government, central banks are afraid of Bitcoin and crypto

(Heartland Newsfeed) — Since the dawn of cryptocurrency trading, there have always been projections and.

Scotland’s Majestic Isle of Skye
Scotland’s majestic Isle of Skye

Scotland’s islands may be at this northern nation’s distant fringes, but those who venture to.

Detail portrait of Charles Perrault painted by Philippe Lallemand, circa 1672. Wikimedia Commons
Rix Quinn’s Minute Story Flashback: Charles Perrault

Editor Note: Rix is off on assignment. Here’s one of his Minute Stories, originally published.

GET OUT OF DEBT GUY: My dad is going to lose his military pension over my student loans

Question: Dear Steve, I just contacted a pro-bono legal service in my hometown to try.

money finance business
GET OUT OF DEBT GUY: I’ve paid my roommate’s bills and my thanks comes in the form of death threats

Question: Dear Steve, I had a roommate who lived with me off and on for.