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    It’s just a couple of days before the biggest day of the year for “all things love."  I know some people might complain and whine about this day, but I have always been such a romantic. I love that there is such a thing as love, and I try to love on people as much as a can. I am a loyal view…

      I’ve had a pet since I was in kindergarten, and that makes me a pet caretaker over 50 years. We had two different dogs at home growing up, and then when our sons were still small we got our own cocker spaniel. Lacey was with us until the boys were grown, and I felt like something was missing…

        I was always taught that the pen is mightier than the sword. For many, it’s a way of life. For me, it’s just a way to get out all the positive things that are going on out in our little corner of the world.

          There is a great group for whom I’ve been volunteering for quite some time, and I have to admit that anything with Christmas in the title always gets my attention. I’m talking about Portage Rebuilding Together, a group that was originally called Christmas in April.

            If we think of the calendar in relationship to holidays, on Monday we will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, although today is the actual day of his birth. King was a Baptist minister most known for his leadership during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. He worked tirelessly…

              Whether you voted for her or not, you have to believe that “It takes a village to raise a child." This statement, popularized by Hillary Rodham Clinton, rings true for most mothers these days, since many American mothers do work outside of the home.

                Happy New Year everyone! I always like to reflect at this time of year on how my life has been affected by what has been given to me and mine throughout the year. Gifts that cannot be wrapped in shiny paper and tied with a bow. Two of the best presents I have ever received are our beautiful …

                Julius Bowen, 19, of Michigan City, was charged Monday morning with possession of a machine gun and unlawful carrying of a handgun. Rashaan Jeanes, 23, of Michigan City, was charged Monday morning with unlawful carrying of a handgun and possession of marijuana.

                The South Shore Line operator's Board of Trustees approved a $6 million contract Monday with the firm DLZ to do engineering work necessary to move the South Bend International Airport station from the airport terminal's east side to its west side.

                Forecasters are warning of severe weather across much of the United States. The National Storm Prediction Center says there's potential Tuesday for strong tornadoes that could stay on the ground for long distances, as well as flooding rains and hail the size of tennis balls. More than 25 million people will be at risk as the storm system moves across a region stretching from Texas to Indiana and Georgia. The center's latest storm outlook says parts of Louisiana and Mississippi will be at the highest risk for strong storms.

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                Julius Bowen, 19, of Michigan City, was charged Monday morning with possession of a machine gun and unlawful carrying of a handgun. Rashaan Jeanes, 23, of Michigan City, was charged Monday morning with unlawful carrying of a handgun and possession of marijuana.

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