The other day I was having a conversation with a friend of mine named Evie. She is very into geology and she insisted on showing me her rock and geode collection, and how she takes rock samples with her tweezers. She even had this great book with big, colorful pictures of rocks, but we didn’…

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INDIANAPOLIS — A prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety members Monday took the next step in a plan to remodel the offices and training area at the Goshen Police Department’s instruction facility.

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For the last several months, I have been helping my mother to move. She lived 17 years in her apartment, an unsurpassed longevity record for one whose life took her to three continents and many countries. While we slowly processed papers and objects and made the hard decisions of what to tak…

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A couple years ago, I wrote about how the unique, small burg of Auburn attracts folks from afar. Historically, it has been known as the Dekalb County seat, but there is significantly more than that distinction.


GOSHEN — For residents of the city’s Ninth Street corridor, the loud blare of train whistles has long been a part of daily life as multiple trains per day traverse the Marion Branch railroad line that parallels the corridor.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued its most serious type of recall — a Class I recall — for an insulin pump.

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GOSHEN — After nearly half a year of uncertainty and negotiation, a Goshen developer hoping to purchase and renovate a historic Third Street house previously targeted for demolition by the city had his purchase agreement finalized during a meeting of the Goshen Redevelopment Commission Tuesd…

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. human rights office on Wednesday released a list of more than 100 companies it said are complicit in violating Palestinian human rights by operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank — a first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses th…

ELKHART — LCI Industries, the parent company of Lippert Components, which supplies components for original equipment manufacturers in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, reported a 4% decrease in sales.

Just about every luxury automaker offers a high-performance version of one of its SUVs these days. But not everyone can afford a $70,000 Porsche Cayenne, let alone a $200,000 Lamborghini Urus.


CHICAGO — In what’s sure to be a politically charged ceremony, more than 2,400 fetuses found last year at the suburban Chicago home of one of the Midwest’s most prolific abortion doctors will be buried Wednesday in Indiana, a state with some of the nation’s toughest anti-abortion laws.

Have you ever thought about the numerous ways American English has adopted expressions that contain references to agriculture? In just a few minutes, I jotted down more than 50 expressions that have roots in agricultural or natural resources-related fields. Here are few of my favorites.

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GOSHEN [mdash] Samuel L. Moyer, 76, passed away Friday. Survivors include his wife, Jean; children, Janet (Bob) Waldusky, John (Angie) Moyer and Mark (Rachael) Moyer, all of Goshen. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.