From the debate over education reform to the future of Middle Indiana’s quality of life, sometimes we break from the norm and sit down with people rolling up their sleeves and slugging it out in political and ideological boxing rings.

Kegs and Hard Liquor

When colleges and universities* banned kegs, they thought they were combating a major drinking problem.  Things have gotten worse instead. *Note: Some commenters on social media have rightly pointed out that keg bans are imposed more by national fraternity organizations and their respective insurance carriers.   Despite the change in origin regarding these rules, I still …

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Everyone’s Problem

Three Dudes in a Brew Pub Part Two: Everyone’s Problem The following is the second part of a multi-part series chronicling Donovan Wheeler’s conversation with two men running for local offices in Greencastle, Indiana.  They are Democrats in that Midwestern swath of red which often and easily goes to the other team.  So easily that, …

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From Necessity to Hobby: The Devolution of the Home Garden

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]y wife and I finished planting our vegetable garden last weekend. In roughly 600 square feet we laid down tomatoes of multiple variety, peas, beans, squash, berries, cucumbers, rhubarb, onions, spinach, lettuce, hot peppers, bell peppers, banana peppers, a lot of common herbs for cooking and even sweet corn. It’s an activity I look forward …

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