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Editorial Contest 2024: Practical solutions can help stop school violence

First, schools should have more social workers so that they can help prevent school violence...

Editorial Contest 2024: Toxic masculinity – Reform or conform?

Feeling that you need to conform to the unrealistic standards that toxic masculinity pushes is known to cause depression...

Editorial Contest 2024: Two souls – The hidden effects of abortion

Do women know the effects of their choices? Not only does abortion end the life of a baby, but it also has negative effects on the mother...

Local Voices: Thornton Township budget proposes scary increases in salaries

"Salaries for the Road and Bridge Department increase from $5,040 to $150,000 (2,976%), perhaps so ..."

Editorial Contest 2024: Guilty until proven innocent? The tragic effects of wrongful convictions

Research shows that the main causes of wrongful convictions are false eyewitnesses and faulty forensic evidence, and the effects...

Editorial Contest 2024: Why Cancel Culture needs to be ‘canceled’

Cancel Culture isn’t the answer when it comes to letting others know that we disagree with them...

Local Voices: Thornton Township’s proposed budget could be Tiffany Henyard’s biggest crime yet

The proposed budget mentions that "Thornton Township is committed to realizing Supervisor Henyard's vision" and proposes salary increases of 37%...

Local Voices: No longer proud to live in Lansing – we need help

I can’t afford to sell, and I honestly loved it here. But I and many I know don’t feel safe. Who do we talk to, and will they really even try to help?

Humane Indiana hosts ‘Brunchin’ with the Babies’ to find homes for puppies and kittens

Humane Indiana is hosting their annual baby shower on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Local Voices: Lansing voices were silenced in Munster

I was planning to read these remarks at the Munster School Board Meeting on Monday, April 8. However, due to the board’s decision to silence ...

Local Voices: From a former Thornton Township Trustee

Thank you for responsibly reporting on the misdeeds and misappropriations...

Local Voices: The importance of assistive devices for fall prevention

An assistive device is a tool that can help improve as well as increase your independence — and plays a major role in falls prevention...

Local Voices: Tiffany Henyard’s advertising budget, and is there a budget deficit?

Four months ago, I received a glossy Township Talks magazine in the mail, with the current supervisor's name and picture on almost every page

Local Voices: Tiffany Henyard’s advertising budget, and is there a budget deficit?

Four months ago, I received a glossy Township Talks magazine in the mail, with the current supervisor's name and picture on almost every page

Local Voices: How about disc golf at Bock Park?

I think we have a golden opportunity to repurpose the old Bock Park parking lot and skateboard park into a beautiful destination for disc golf