Thursday, September 20, 2018

Reptilia Island beckons … not

What began as a muskrat home, correctly known as a lodge, built of sticks, cattails, reeds, mud and all manner of Angelpond debris, was...

News Flash: Researchers say kids should play outside

In what many would consider the most pedantic piece of medical advice ever, medical researchers have recently finished a study which suggests that kids...

Angelkeep welcomes Jurassic ancestor

Nature-walking around and about Angelkeep never seems to get tiresome. Every trek around Angelpond brings something new to investigate, or at least offer an...

Why Mayor Ellis is so happy; And more 2017 questions to...

There are year-end lists of this and that, awards for the worst or the best of the waning year. National, regional and your local publications...

If you feel a bit discombobulated, well …

It’s a topsy turvy world we seem to be living in these days. • This week’s fluctuations in the stock market reminded me of Jim...

If you’re reading this on paper, you’re safe

The headline caught my attention. It bordered on silliness. It was in one of our trade publications covering this newspaper business. “If the internet didn’t...

Time to connect more Indiana communities with trails

One key to any community’s longevity is ongoing and intentional economic development to make a place attractive to both businesses and homeowners. Economic development encompasses...

I’m David. When I heard ‘Robert,’ I was in trouble

It has become the universal shorthand for raising children: When Mom uses the middle name, the kid knows he’s in trouble. (I use the pronoun...

For his first national holiday, honor the legacy of Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle is owed a debt of gratitude. Not only did he excel in his profession and set the course for reporters to follow for...

Surveys and rankings: A true picture or fuzzy math?

Maybe it’s the time of year. Although I’ve not found any reference that August is National State Statistics Month, my email InBox was filled...