Two ladies who helped make a difference

Wells County lost a couple unique ladies this past week, both of whom made a significant impact...

The inquisition: Do you want your receipt?

Yes, receipts do seem to breed like rabbits in my poor overstuffed-with-credit-cards-and-gift-cards-and-loyalty-cards-and-hastily-scribbled-notes wallet. But...

Blue jays over the years

“The Simmons family was awakened early this morning by a fearful commotion among the hundreds of jay...

Zero tolerance for the word police

A white teacher in Chicago was fired recently for using the N-word in class.

Durham’s righteous investigation

From the perspective of several years ago, it’s the stuff of an implausible political thriller or a...

Whither now the Republican Party?

Mark Franke “Whither thou goest, I will go.”  — Ruth 1:16 KJV At risk of...

Pre-K’s broken promise

“Children learning, parents earning!” That was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s summation of the case for the “comprehensive...

Some surprising lessons from COVID-19 learning loss

Last month, my colleague Dagney Faulk and I published a study on COVID-19-related learning loss in Indiana...

The Republican Civil War

That hissing sound heard all over Washington, D.C., recently was the air escaping from the MAGA 2024...

Biden’s latest anti-freedom nominee

With all the attention directed to President Joe Biden’s commitment to nominate a Black woman to replace...