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Dining Divas Enjoy Atypical ‘Classic’ American Maplewood Restaurant

Lisa Kampeter

Lisa Kampeter

by Lisa Kampeter

It was déjà vu all over again. Last time the Dining Divas tried to go to Reeds American Table, illness, late cancellations, and general nervousness about the menu caused our generally large group to be more of an intimate gathering. And those that missed it this time around should be disappointed.

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Kong: Skull Island: One for the Textbooks

By Sandra Olmsted

Kong.page 15   Rife with political, theological, and philosophical symbolism, this latest remake of the 1933 Kong classic takes this version on a fresh journey into the mythology of monsters, such as the giant apes, carnivorous lizards, and greedy, driven men.

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McCluer North Girls Hoops Wins 3rd Straight Suburban 12 North Title

By Jim Wieners

For the third straight year in the Suburban XII (12) Conference, North Division McCluer North took first place, going 5-0, in Girls Basketball.

McCluer North ended their season with a 21-9 overall record and was a Class Five Sectional Qualifier. The Stars finished the season March 8 at Lindenwood University in St. Charles with a 56-51 loss to St. Joseph’s Academy, which ended the Stars season in 2015-16 in a district final at St. Joe.

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Lutheran North Girls Hoops Finishes Third; IWA Seeks Eighth State Title

By Jim Wieners

Lutheran High School North Girls Basketball’s first-ever journey to the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class Three championships was an down and up affair on the University of Missouri campus.

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Card’s Spring Training; Blues Playoffs

Tough to Watch Spring Training Games

When Freezing Outside

By Randy Gardner

randy-gardner-photoI am sitting here writing my column on a day that most parents consider a Spring Break for their kids. Spring Break, my rear end, it’s more like Fall break. Can you believe the temperatures this week? No wonder everybody is sick, 75 one day then 25 the next.

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A Boomer’s Journal: Irish? Not Sure, But March 17 ‘tis Day to Celebrate

Tom Anselmby Tom Anselm

Friday marks an event of great significance in the saga of our little clan. For it was on St. Patrick’s Day 45 years ago that I officially met The Lovely Jill. And the rest, as they say in the story books, is history. Good old St Patrick, imparting the fabled Luck of the Irish on a kid with middle-European ancestry.

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