Hope everyone had a good Easter, and a chance to find a way to be with family. Certainly, one of the most challenging Holy Days of Easter to say the least. Usually we farmers are fearing rain on Easter Sunday. There is a old saying about rain on Easter that normally co...

The Virus is causing a great deal of pain and concern. We are fortunate here in North Central Illinois with at least for now, very low numbers being infected. But make no mistake, many many people and businesses are being devastated with what is happening to their indi...

Well, are we all getting a little crazy with the “containment” or “social distancing”?? I know there certainly are people I’m missing. Crazy and scary. We can still get out and walk. We can go down to the Park district and walk or go out to Ross property for a little f...

The good thing about Summer and all that goes with it is the return of friends, family and loved ones for that one weekend a year that says “I just gotta go home”. Well, in my opinion it was a great weekend to be in Walnut for that “I gotta go home “weekend. Super Reun...

I thought one more week of comment and thoughts would be OK. Brent agreed. Lots going on in town, with lots more waiting in the wings. Stay tuned for all the good work that various committees are working on this Summer. Maybe even news on Mainstreet this week. Lots of...