I’ll never forget the first time I walked into The News-Dispatch.
I used to love social media. Mindlessly scrolling through Facebook — chuckling at the occasional meme or dipping my toe into a debate on a hot topic — used to have some entertainment value.
The Michigan City Historic Review Board usually meets in a conference room, large enough for the board members to sit around a table and discuss agenda items, with maybe a couple members of the public and other interested parties to squeeze in if they choose.
During Wednesday's meeting of the Michigan City Common Council, Kyle Kazmierczak of the Michigan City Fire Department gave a report about the progress of the fire science program at the AK Smith Career Center.
Over the last several years, Michigan City has gone to great lengths to attract new business. Specifically, restaurants, places to shop and other tourist-oriented businesses have been popping up like a sophisticated game of Whack-A-Mole.
The Mount Rushmore of Michigan City boys basketball, in no particular order: Dan Palombizio, Delray Brooks, Doug Adams and the 1965-66 Elston Red Devils.
Call it being older or pin it on being a new father, but man, when it comes to the roadways, everyone needs to slow the (bleep) down and pay (bleeping) attention.
Roger Brooks, the man whose firm was tasked with facilitating Michigan City's branding effort, gave a vibrant, energetic presentation Friday morning at City Hall to a standing-room only crowd filled with citizens, community stakeholders, politicians and other interested parties.
Nobody particularly likes it when someone comes into their life, only to tell them all the stuff they're doing wrong. Even if they finish it with, "But you have a great personality!"
Growing up in an age where technology always has advanced rapidly, I've often found myself wondering what life would be like if a certain advancement was ever made.
Just when we thought the county's property tax nightmare was nearing an end, a bombshell dropped. Michigan City is facing another massive shortfall and will need to find ways to make up the lost money.
In this week's installment explaining why social media is simultaneously the best and worst thing to happen to the world, I bring you the saga of the ill-fated garage sale ordinance.
I've never affiliated myself with either of the major political parties. I don't view myself as a Republican, though there are viewpoints in the party's platform that I identify with. I also don't see myself as a Democrat, though I often agree with the major tenets of that party, too.