Dedications of fire truck, boxing gym are uplifting headlines

Covering two dedication ceremonies in two days is a great way to lift a reporter’s spirits.

Glad I don’t have to make these decisions

Monday evening, the Chamber of Commerce dinner will, among other things, pass out several annual honors. Having...

Hoosiers don’t have to worry falling lizards

There are many reasons I do not live in Florida anymore. I remind myself of those reasons...

Angelkeep Alert: Tiny Tine

Angelkeep continues to keep a vigilant watch for the return of Tiny Tine. He was last seen...

Area family’s story impacts Hollywood stars

A Norwell High School graduate’s fight for her life has caught the attention of a popular actress.

Planning ahead for a birthday cake with 200 candles

An article appeared on my Twitter feed last week, and its attention-catching headline caused me to stop...

Finding a treasure that speaks to our time

If I ever doubted that I once lived at 822 Second Ave. in Joliet, Ill., or that...

Something new and something old on ‘negativity’

Besides lists, which we listed last week, the end of one year and the beginning of another...

Makes you proud to be an American

Last week, six tourists were arrested at Machu Picchu after authorities said they damaged the site and...

Herb Lavender, love at first bite

Herb Lavender, as renamed at Angelkeep, simply had a common name of lavender. Scientifically the true name...