I am trying to help an elderly friend find descendants of her great-grandfather, Jacobus DenBesten, born in South Holland, Netherlands, about 1845-50.
bright picture of male doctor with heart
Every now and again, my broader industry needs a good jolt back to center after stepping over the line of decency.
Next week, state lawmakers will gather in Indianapolis to consider a piece of legislation that would destroy Hoosier families and send the message that our state is an unwelcoming place to live, study and work.
Our family began with our marriage in 1957. We have a large family, which has been rock solid through the years.
Adoption is one of the most magical things one can experience. It enriches the lives of adopted children and adoptive parents in profound ways.
For three long years, my family's life has been on hold. Will we lose or keep the home we have lived in for 55 years? The verdict came a few weeks ago — arriving hand-in-hand with winter’s chill.
I was sitting on my bed, trying to figure out which of my pieces to submit for this first published column. I put in a movie and started to look through the possibilities, but within the first 10 minutes of the movie, I put the computer away as the movie plot consumed me.
The scary clown from Stephen King's "It," a frog prince in a kissing booth, a Cook County Corrections Family, a mom holding a Willy Wonka Oompa Loompa with gum-chewing Violet Beauregard puffed up into a giant blueberry, a mom with a mouse in a mousetrap, a peacock and a "mint condition" GI J…
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Another summer season is almost over. We all look forward to summer and the creation of new memories and to carry out summer traditions by participating in one-day excursions, outdoor band concerts, farmer’s market, festivals, family picnics and other leisure programs.
LAKE STATION | Lake Station has scheduled a free movie night starting at dusk Wednesday at City Hall, 1969 Central Ave.
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Work is progressing quickly on a new Family Express gas station at North Street and Indiana Avenue in Crown Point.
A new Family Express gas station is under construction at North Street and Indiana Avenue in Crown Point. Work is moving along quickly.
Construction equipment stands ready at the new Family Express gas station at North Street and Indiana Avenue in Crown Point.
It's often said that parents should be more involved in their children's education. I agree. But at the college level?
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