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Man Bequeaths $485K For Sheltered Animals

Richard Weitzel, a World War II veteran from Post Falls, bequeathed three gifts totaling $485,000 to animal protection groups, including $235,119 to the Post Falls police's animal safety division. Said PFPD Chief Scot Haug: "We can do a lot of things to improve the Animal Safety Division with this."


Football is quickly marching into earshot 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Cup your hand behind your ear. Can you hear that? It’s not loud, I know. But it’s out there, like the sound of leaves rustling in a slight summer breeze. It’s the sounds of football. Somewhere out of our vision, sure, but coming into view. You can just hear the faintest of rumblings. Read on.


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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