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Community blogger Chantelle Hurtekant reflects on books we have had around for ages and why we love them so much.

Posted on Aug. 27, 2015 at 6:00 a.m.
Deathtrap fight choreography

Fight choreographer TJ McNally is helping Elkhart Civic Theatre actors safely create realistic combat scenes onstage for the theater’s production of “Deathtrap.”

Posted on Aug. 27, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.

As local children transition back into school mode, here are community blogger Chantelle Hurtekant’s recommendations for books that capture the spirit of the new school year.

Posted on Aug. 26, 2015 at 7:10 p.m.
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Posted on Aug. 26, 2015 at 6:44 p.m.

Newly chip-sealed roads are the surfaces cyclists love to hate, community blogger John D. Yoder says. Here are some tips for riding on them, as well as information on why they exist in the first place.

Posted on Aug. 26, 2015 at 6:25 p.m.

The potential expenses for long-term care can easily bankrupt even the best of financial plan, unless one purchases long-term care insurance to protect assets saved over a lifetime

Posted on Aug. 25, 2015 at 1:23 p.m.

The abandoned Union Township road is near the intersection of county roads 54 and 13.

Posted on Aug. 25, 2015 at 12:50 p.m.

Community blogger Monica Murphy shares the story of Henriette Love Nyirarukundo, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide.

Posted on Aug. 18, 2015 at 3:44 p.m.

CAPS parenting instructor and community blogger Doug Slabach shares his advice for turning your child’s moments of defeat into opportunities personal growth for both parents and children. 

Posted on Aug. 17, 2015 at 5:58 p.m.

Community blogger Jessica Baldanzi reviews “Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy,” an award-winning young adult comic that brings strong female characters to the forefront.

Posted on Aug. 15, 2015 at 4:27 p.m.

Before corn and soybeans became more profitable crops, many farmers in northern Indiana grew mint, community blogger Tim Ashley says.

Posted on Aug. 12, 2015 at 12:12 p.m.

Bicycling through a busy intersection can cause anxiety for a lot of cyclists — however, there’s a simple technique for feeling comfortable when you approach a crossing, community blogger John D. Yoder says.

Posted on Aug. 11, 2015 at 2:47 p.m.

Community blogger Carla Gull shares her tips and ideas for adding to your collection of books about the outdoors.

Posted on Aug. 10, 2015 at 4:38 p.m.

Chris Farley was one of the brightest stars to come out of Chicago’s Second City before his untimely death in 1997. A new documentary airing on Spike TV Monday, Aug. 10, takes another look at the all-too-brief career of the Madison, Wis., native.


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