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A reminder: life is fragile for everyone, famous or otherwise

Yordano Ventura was only 25 when he died. He’s not the first and won’t be the last professional athlete to die in their prime. Football player Pat Till­man was 27. Baseball player Jose Fernandez was 24. Basketball players Len Bias and Hank Gathers were 22 and 23, respectively. The cause of these deaths varies, but each one was a shock. […]

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Deaths (December 23, 2015)

Deaths (December 23, 2015)

? Wesley R. Fenske, 97, a U.S. Army veteran and farmer of Lost Springs, died Dec. 19 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. The service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, at St. John?s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville. Interment with military rights will be in the Lincolnville Cemetery. Visitation with family will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at […]

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Long sports seasons are one of life?s certainties

Three things in life are certain: death, taxes and long sports seasons. Especially in professional sports, the seasons drag on and on and on. The football, basketball, hockey and baseball seasons overlap to the extent that for a brief period of time, all four seasons are running simultaneously. Why? Follow the money. For everyone to become filthy rich, especially in […]

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