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Strong serves with integrith, concern, humility

Confidence in elected officials is really not at an all-time high. From a “pass-nothing” U.S. Senate down to local politicos heading off to jail by the dozens, voters are truly sick and tired of business as usual. It is time to elect, re-elect or retain leaders who understand what being a pu…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Minimum wage should have reasonable increase

GUEST COMMENTARY: Minimum wage should have reasonable increase

This July, it will be five years since the national minimum wage has increased. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. Of course, each state has the right to legislate it up from that amount. Indiana has kept it at the federal level.

May 30, 2014 10:45 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Tri-Creek Republicans oppose Illiana Expressway

GUEST COMMENTARY: Tri-Creek Republicans oppose Illiana Expressway

The Tri-Creek Republican Committee recently voted to submit our opposition to the proposed Illiana Expressway toll road.

March 05, 2013 1:00 am

Empty pew would have said it all

Barack Obama has said this election is about judgment and decision making.

March 24, 2008 12:00 am

guest commentary<br />dan blankenship

First of all, I have a confession to make. I am a huge Lindsay Lohan fan.

July 30, 2007 12:00 am

Armed Forces Day deserves recognition, deep thought

Freedom to worship, freedom of expression and freedom to travel are all freedoms Americans enjoy. We have these liberties and blessings at the cost of much sacrifice. The men and women of the U.S. military provide us with safety and protection on a daily basis. Since 1950, the Army, Air Forc…

May 19, 2007 12:00 am

Americans are not poor -- not even close

Recently, I was passing by a friend when I commented on her jacket, asking where she had purchased the rather eye-catching item. She informed me that it used to be her son's jacket, and that he didn't want it anymore; she was the beneficiary of an item he no longer needed. She jokingly said …

May 22, 2006 12:00 am

Dems are like Chicken Little in criticizing Bush

How fitting that Walt Disney Pictures' "Chicken Little" (though the original synopsis better fits the comparison) is still playing in some theaters at the same time the Democratic Party is in a frenzy over the president's decision to allow the National Security Agency to engage in tactics th…

December 27, 2005 12:00 am

Stop the ANT infestation in Northwest Indiana

I imagine the headline on this column has grabbed your attention.

March 21, 2005 12:00 am
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