By Mary Barinka Community Autism Resource Specialist Hormel Historic Home In April we celebrate Autism Acceptance/Awareness month!  (As guest columnist this week I want to add Appreciation to the alliteration.)  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological developmental condition impacting one’s processing of social interactions, communication and sensory information. Since […]

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ Jan. 3 The Palm Beach Post on problems with Florida’s unemployment system: At the risk of sounding like a record (remember those?) that continuously skips to the point of irritation, we must ask: What’s the progress on updating CONNECT, Florida’s infamous unemployment compensation system […]

Delegate responsibilities. Whether working with siblings or other kids remotely, the teamwork required in establishing duties and meting out responsibilities cannot be underestimated. This phase is guaranteed to raise tempers; there may be tears. You may want to skip this phase altogether, but that’s a bad idea, unless you plan […]

Janice Elaine Riddle September 24, 1945 – November 14, 2020 Janice Elaine Riddle, 75, of Anderson, passed away Nov. 14, 2020, at her home in Anderson. Funeral services are scheduled for noon on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service at 229 S. Rangeline Road, Anderson. Visitation will be […]

(Bloomberg) — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. kicks off the world’s biggest 24-hour shopping binge Wednesday, an annual frenzy of consumption for hundreds of millions that this year will also serve as the best barometer so far of China’s post-pandemic recovery. Singles’ Day debuted in 2009 and has grown over a […]