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A Boomer’s Journal

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A Christmas Tale Today of an Event More than 2,000 Years Ago

By Tom Anselm

(Editors note: This weeks column is a reprise of a past year’s Christmas offering. We do not usually do this, but this story warrants retelling. Merry Christmas!)

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Appreciate Christmas And the Real Meaning

By Randy Gardner

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In this crazy time of the year it’s hard to get anything done and it’s hard to keep your mind on anything but making sure that you get the presents that you have to get for both your family and friends. You get lost in making sure that everybody is getting exactly what they want and sometimes you lose yourself. Is this really what the holiday season is all about though?

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Dining Divas’ Annual Christmas Gathering

The Season of Giving is All Year Long for Dining Divas

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Lisa Kampeter

by Lisa Kampeter

I’m never disappointed each year. The kickoff of the “most wonderful time of the year” always makes me happy and proud. Happy because it’s a great way to start off the holiday season and proud because this group of women we call the Dining Divas continues to amaze me each and every year by their kind and thoughtful ways.

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Holiday Movie Preview Part 2:

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The Oscar Race Heats Up!

by Sandra Olmsted

The announcement of the Golden Globe nominations by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association include many of the films listed below, and the Golden Globes are always a good indicator of the Oscars. It’s time to see as many potential Oscar nominations as possible!

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Jim Wiener on Lutheran North Girls Hoops

jim's logo copyLutheran North Girls Hoops Takes 7-1 Record To St. Dominic Tournament

By Jim Wieners

Coming off a 23-9 season and a third-place finish in Missouri Class Three State in 2016-17, Lutheran High School North Girls Basketball is looking to looking to return to the State Tournament in hopes of winning their first state tournament, 15th overall at LHSN.

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Jim Wiener’s High School Hoops Roundup



By Jim Wieners

After opening the season Nov. 27 with a 77-55 loss to Trinity Catholic at the Pattonville Tournament, Hazelwood East Boys Basketball is doing well, winning six consecutive games as the Spartans prepare for the Collinsville, Ill., Holliday Classic, their 34th annual edition.

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