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Calkins: The hardest Father’s Day of them all

<strong>Former local sports writer Pete Wickham (left) and his son</strong>&nbsp;<strong>Matt</strong> (Courtesy of Pete Wickham)

Pete Wickham should be taking his son, Matt, to a Redbirds game today. But Pete was diagnosed with a brain tumor and Matt — who is autistic and intellectually disabled — is locked down with COVID-19. Somehow, this very difficult Father's Day has become a reminder of what it's all about. 


Arlington student helps feed the hungry

Anderson Kreis is proof that one person can make a huge impact. The 12-year-0ld from Arlington recently finished his third annual food drive to benefit the Arlington Little Free Pantry, raising more than $2,500 in food and cash donations in a week.

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