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Grinders season in full swing at Deep River

Grinders season in full swing at Deep River

HOBART | Bring the entire family out to watch the Deep River Grinders play baseball following the original rules of 1858.

7 hours ago
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

"War at the best is terrible, and this war of ours, in its magnitude and in its duration, is one of the most terrible." 

7 hours ago

History will come to life with your story of Whiting explosion

Younger generations may think that Pierogi Fest put Whiting on the map, but if you were alive in 1955, you know it is just another event that earned Whiting headlines across the nation.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm." 

July 31, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"The presidency, even to the most experienced politicians, is no bed of roses. … No human being can fill that station and escape censure." 

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

"May our children and our children's children to a thousand generations continue to enjoy the benefits conferred upon us by a united country." 

July 29, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"All this talk about the dissolution of the Union is humbug — nothing but folly. We WON'T dissolve the Union, and you SHAN'T." - Abraham Lincoln, July 23, 1856

July 28, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I know not how to aid you, save in the assurance of one of mature age, and much severe experience, that you cannot fail, if you resolutely determine, that you will not."

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Interest young children in reading and you have a reader for life

By any measure, we know that to do well in school, reading is fundamental. That is not just a catchy phrase, but a fact that teachers will talk at great lengths about, no matter the subject area.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"He who does something at the head of one regiment, will eclipse him who does nothing at the head of a hundred." - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 31, 1861

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today."

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal." - Abraham Lincoln, July 10, 1858 Speech

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise — with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew." - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 1, 1862

July 22, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but cannot do, at all, or cannot, so well do, for themselves.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Civil War exhibit opens today at Westchester museum

CHESTERTON | The Westchester Township History Museum’s new temporary exhibit, Westchester at War: The Civil War, opens today in the Brown Mansion, 700 W. Porter Ave.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Giving blood is an important service, and you can do it today

Being a writer does have its perks. For one thing, I get at least a couple of interesting emails a week.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both, and make new ones.”

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
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