Over the years, presidents have leaned on their predecessors for help in the White House. Lyndon Johnson, for example, asked Harry Truman for assistance to win approval of Medicare. More often, however, they have kept their distance. “All the time I’ve been in politics, there’s only two peop…

How do you blame a $300 unemployment benefit for labor shortages when there are fewer people drawing weekly benefits now compared to before those benefits existed and when there are literally hundreds more people employed now than before the pandemic?

Q. I have been planning on replacing the windows of my home for a couple years now. Last year I had a couple of window replacement contractors out to give me estimates and I was blown away with the high costs of their estimates. I was talking to a fellow at our church that does home improvem…

Back in 1936, there was a movie released called “Reefer Madness” that became a cult classic. When I first saw it in the 1970s, it was considered propaganda about the evils of smoking marijuana. The most prominent of those evils was the danger to your mental health. The message was clear; mar…

Austin, our early riser and 6-year-old son, and I were sharing a few quiet moments and discussing various aspects of the day ahead. That’s when I told him: “You know, you really should go get dressed and check on Daisy, just in case she’s had her baby goats during the night.”

Several years ago, Plymouth First United Methodist Church discovered that there were serious problems with the roof and dorm over their sanctuary. Very likely the whole structure could collapse, causing damage not only to the church, but to surrounding buildings. All programs taking place in…

KENDALLVILLE — Readers are apparently hungry for burgers. Or, at least, reading about burger joints. This week’s most-read story comes from Angola, as the city has approved a variance for a parking lot at a new Culver’s restaurant. Chris McGuire from McCon Building Corporation, Highland, Wis…

One thing that stood out after the Capitol and D.C. Metro police testimony Tuesday before the fledgling House Jan. 6 Select Committee was how close this “insurrection” came to being an atrocity that could have ignited a violent nationwide spasm.

The brilliant work of 19th century Dutch-born painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) can be experienced in a new light at digital art shows in Indianapolis and Chicago.

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