See the logo? How can you not?

I have a cap with no logo on it. Therefore, I am a member of the counterculture. The hat is commonly referred to as a...

Latest teen craze like all the others: Dumb

Is anyone truly surprised teenagers are daring each other to eat laundry detergent, filming it and posting those videos on the internet? Honestly. This type of...

Ernie Pyle gets his day, and it’s about time

There is a convergence of things here, it seems. The media has been under fire for at least a couple years now. “Fake news” and...

I did it, but I didn’t want to

I have plenty of shoes. I have a pair of boots for working in the yard. A have a pair of sneakers. I have...

Saluting the offbeat stuff: Here’s where to find it

The classic definition of news, someone once said, is man bites dog. Dog bites man is the usual stuff; man bites dog is unusual. After...

The community mourns the death of retired K-9 Egon

After leaving his mark on the community — and his humans — retired K-9 Egon has died. Egon served with the Wells County Sheriff’s Department...

Saying goodbye to CDs

Twelve years have passed since I was last in the market for a new car but earlier this year I knew it was time...

Cooper hawk stare down

It was not Angelkeep’s first encounter with Cooper. He was a semi-regular visitor at Angelkeep but seldom nearby with humans outside. Bird identification usually came...

What a difference a few months will make on your ballot

The last time I had a conversation with Zach Rodgers, he was confident Republicans would have a...

Gardening is bad for my health

So, the other day I decided to make use of the cool evening air to transplant some cucumber seedlings I had been growing on...