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Shade Tree Mechanics

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, The More You Know, Voices | 0 comments

When was the last time you were driving down I-55 and your lovely Tritan engine decided to throw a spark plug just for giggles and skittles? It has probably not occurred in your world, and if it has, you completely understand the pain and agony of repairing this minor issue that causes such big problems. Regular vehicle maintenance can solve a lot of heartache in the long run, but there isn’t really a guide as to when to do most upkeep.

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Confederate Statues, Should We Keep Them?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Do you believe we are going to rewrite history or correct it by removing the Confederate monuments? Are hunks of marble or bronze really going to tear this nation apart? Perhaps, but maybe for good reason.

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A Farewell to Heartland: Reflections and Lessons Learned

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

by Stuart Stalter

As a student recently experiencing a nice level of success peaking at Phi Theta Kappa membership, I hold credentials qualifying sound advice.

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Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Voices | 0 comments

The Spectator wishes you a fabulous summer and we look forward to bringing you new and meaningful stories in the fall. If you’d like to be part of The Spectator, contact Karla Huffman at

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13 Reasons Why

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Most Netflix addicts by now know the hit series 13 Reasons Why, the story of Hannah Baker, a girl who killed herself and left behind tapes for her classmates explaining how they contributed to her fate. This author has yet to indulge in the series yet – saving it for a lazy weekend – however, the book that the series was based on, originally released in 2007 by Jay Asher, is a classic favorite of mine.

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Shiver Me Tinder – And Other Bad Online Pick Up Lines

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

A girl can’t help but physically cringe when she’s online dating and receives the poorly executed pick-up line. And it’s crazy to say that I am becoming a collector of weird pick-up lines and crazy Tinder experiences.

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