In a world gone mad: Snakes can fly now

The entire idea of “flying snakes” is nothing new. Zoologists and jungle explorers have been terrorizing people...

Is William Wells worthy? Is that a silly question?

It was bordering on the silly. But no longer. In the news: The city...

An Angelkeep house sparrow welcome

God Bless America! It’s about time to celebrate another anniversary.  Outsiders moved to America...

Boy’s event full of hope was good for community’s soul

If you didn’t attend last week’s prayer walk organized by 10-year-old Otto Fiechter, you missed out.

Baseball’s back, sorta, kinda. We await its full presence.

I sat in the stands of a live athletic event Saturday, turning the skin on my arms...

A conversation and an obituary

I have been struggling with what to do about a conversation I had more than two weeks...

Things that go bang in the night —all month long

It’s that time of year again when people celebrate their freedom by blowing things up in the...

A reminder that it’s better to be safe than sorry

Devan Filchak It’s easy to think a pandemic is far away and won’t affect you personally until it...

Purple deadnettle can be moving

As temperatures warmed, Angelkeep’s crop of purple deadnettle began to die off for another season. It’s nothing...

Dog days of summer with a 40-pound golden retriever

While the dog days of summer haven’t arrived to northeast Indiana yet, our new puppy is keeping...