Some rainfall and some heat

Weather column: It wasn’t the nicest weekend for Father’s Day and all the area events this past weekend with the storms. Locally heavy rainfall fell once again across a good share of the state. This c…

Room for one more

By Sandy Holthaus My parents frequently had overnight guests even though our house was small and didn’t have running water until I was six. Sometimes my brother and I would have to tiptoe through a li…

More showers are possible

By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist Weather column: We had a mix of clouds and sun across the area over the weekend. Temperatures were generally in the upper 70s and lower 80s. The warm temperatures and mo…

Warmer air returns

Weather column: It was a breezy but comfortable day on Sunday to close out the weekend. Temperatures were generally in the upper 60s and lower 70s with dew points in the lower 40s. This made for almos…

Too many kitties

By Sandy Holthaus When I was little I was afraid of cats. My Grandma Isabelle had kittens that would sit under the stove in the kitchen and paw at our feet as we ran by. Their little claws hurt and sc…

Seven wonders – of life

We’ve all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World. Most of us couldn’t name them all. I couldn’t, so I Googled and discovered I hadn’t even heard of some. Embarrassing, I know. Unfortunately I’m more …