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Cold days of winter are good for the gardening season ahead

Our backyard scenery just now is the pure white of blankets of snow, the pale blue of the cold January sky and the dazzling brightness of the winter sun…when it chooses to appear. The branches of the trees and shrubs etch dark patterns against all that whiteness.

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DivorceCare seminars set for February, March at St. Ignatius
Divorced and separated couples are invited to find help, discover hope and experience healing through a DivorceCare seminar being offered Monday nights Feb. 3 through April 28 in the Family Life Center at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 212 N. Stadium, Oregon.

The program includes 13 video seminars featuring 32 renowned experts on divorce and recovering. Participants will become part of a small support group of people who are also experiencing separation and divorce.

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It’s a “ragtime to riches story.” Matthew Ball, an attorney-turned-YouTube-boogie-woogie-piano-sensation with a link to Frederic Chopin is set to wow audiences at the Pemberville Opera House Saturday, Feb. 1 (think Groundhog Day Eve celebration, or maybe an early Valentine’s Day treat).

With more than 2.5 million YouTube views of his performance and at home video footage, Ball – aka The Boogie-Woogie Kid – has earned a large and loyal following. Critics have proclaimed him “awesome” “crushing” and “fantastic.”

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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