US 31 local remnants

The road was once called Michigan Road, but was renamed when the federal road system began in the 1920s, community blogger Tim Ashley says.

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 2:52 p.m.

Going through changes can be terrifying, but also liberating.

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.
Fireworks Pollution

The Fourth of July is a time of blockbusters hitting multiplexes, but there are also movies that can help remind you what Independence Day is really all about. 

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 6:30 a.m.
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Posted on July 2, 2015 at 2:37 p.m.

Making a bad decision can be earth shattering, but sometimes there's a silver lining in all the hardship.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 10:58 a.m.

Here’s a look at the new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in July 2015. Let the binge watching begin. 

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 5:27 p.m.

It’s summer, and this nerd is not happy.

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

From the La Brea Tar Pits in California to Indiana’s swirling autumn leaves, nature has played a significant role in the inspiration for ceramic artist Elizabeth Wamsley’s work, community blogger Steve Gruber says.

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 6:30 a.m.

School librarian and community blogger Chantelle Hurtekant shares her recommendations for children’s book series your kids will love.

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

Before many of them were shut down for safety reasons, railroad crossings on private land were quite common, community blogger Tim Ashley says. However, one still remains on a stretch of farmland near New Paris.

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 6:45 a.m.

You don’t have to be a skilled mechanic to help cyclists in distress, community blogger John D. Yoder says. A helping hand, a better tool or just some encouragement can often be the most helpful responses.

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 1:53 p.m.

When she was just 15, Jenifer Rupnow’s parents purchased downtown Elkhart’s Matzke Florist. Now, she’s managing the shop and continuing to create the personalized floral arrangements the business prides itself on. 

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 11:31 a.m.

Pixar movies have been some of the most successful of the last 20 years, but not many of them have had women or girls at their centers. With “Inside Out,” the animation giant makes its most concerted effort to show the world from a female perspective.

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 1:42 p.m.

Being happy with yourself starts with dealing with your insecurities.


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