• Roll the dice with spice

    Jerry Rivas leaves work at the end of the day, but it doesn’t always leave him.He recalls times he’s ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Move To Win program can help you lose

    Our third Operation Move to Win program began Jan. 6. On that day, the temperature outside was a brutal minus 41 degrees. After 12 weeks, the program ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Couple’s sex life is all about the numbers

    Dear Abby: I have been married to a wonderful man for 30 years. Our marriage may not be perfect, but it's quite good.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Don’t meddle in affair unless it effects work

    Dear Abby: I manage a group of 15 employees. A few months ago, I hired the wife of an old friend. Until now she has been a great employee, but recentl ...
    April 21, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Aging mom might find relief from doctor

    Dear Abby,My 83-year-old mother has decided she wants to die. She says she’s miserable, but I think ...
    April 20, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • Girl’s boyish figure often deceives others

    Dear Abby: I’m a 14-year-old girl with a problem. Because of my buzzed short hair, slim hips, and flat chest, I frequently get mistaken for a boy. It ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Your Weekend Top 5

    Egg hunt in Dixon DIXON – Walmart and the Dixon Park District present an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. S ...
    April 18, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Assistant’s gruff attitude needs adjusting

    Dear Abby: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Thriller can’t transcend sci-fi cliches

    For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn’t take a role that required him to get a h ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Father is selfish to put his health at risk

    Dear Abby: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband. He is 44 and drinks at home every evening after work.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Brunching it up for Easter

    First comes church, for those who go to church. Then comes brunch.Easter brunch has become almost as ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Nuts and seeds are good nutrition

    Many weight-conscious people know that nuts and seeds are high in calories and might shy away from them for that reason. While you need to watch your ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • Cellular snoop discovers boyfriend is cheating

    Dear Abby: I have been in a long-distance relationship with "Victor" for several years.Recently I be ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Signs of an abuser apply to women too

    Dear Abby: I read your Jan. 8 column about the warning signs of an abuser. Would you use your influence to say that men are also victims of abuse?
    April 14, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • Communication online lacks personal touch

    Dear Abby: I recently exchanged pleasantries via email and text messaging with a lady I met on a website. One day later, I received a message from her ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should Illinois allocate $100 million in state funds to help attract the future Barack Obama presidential library and museum?