SUBSCRIBE NOW Just 99¢ for your first month

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

CHRISTMAS

Annual Mitchell Christmas Bird Count tallies number of bird species, populations
This year's figure far surpasses the the 850 meals served in 2019, before the pandemic struck
In his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message, he called on individuals and world leaders to talk to each other rather than dig in their heels.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says traditions might change after losing loved ones, but joy and good memories are still possible during the holidays.

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Headlines
FlightAware said Delta Air Lines Inc. cut 278 flights. JetBlue Airways Corp. chopped 72 flights, or 7% of its Friday schedule, according to the website.
It’s a good day to take a few steps back, a few deep breaths and a few minutes to reflect, gauging where I am in my life and whether it’s where I want and need to be.
One of my sons asked me after one of those tear-filled readings what I thought may have triggered the intense emotional response to the story.
"I had a lady call the other day making sure her application came through, and she said ‘You have no idea how much it means to me knowing my kids will have some gifts for Christmas this year.’ That’s why we do this,” said Debbi Middendorp, co-captain of Mitchell's Salvation Army.
It really did add to the Christmas spirit for some reason. When I’d walk up the street toward home in the twilight after work, the inviting, festive lights on my porch lifted my spirit.
Five county offices are accepting donations through Dec. 15

ADVERTISEMENT

“It’s just a lot of fun to see how much these students care about their entire community. Those kids worked hard for this, and they are always finding fun ways to give back,” said Samantha Beeson, owner of the Ammo Box and Grill on Ethan's Main Street.
Event organizers estimated the total attendance may have reached 2,000
The Abbott House is offering a $10,000 match for any tickets purchased on Giving Tuesday

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT