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Story, Indiana to Pick a New Village Idiot

April 1 Election Fast Approaching Story, Indiana—They may not have much in the way of government, no mayor, town counsel, or any kind of government (they only have 13 full-time residents, after all), but little Story, Indiana understands how government Read more >

Keeping Christmas Well

Understanding the essence of Christmas can be tricky. In 1965, Charles Schultz’s iconic character Lucy van Pelt described the magic of the season as “Santa Claus and ho-ho-ho, and mistletoe and presents to pretty girls.” While Lucy’s statement is reflective Read more >

A Steampunk Holiday Adventure in Vincennes

Steampunk is often considered a sub-genre of entertainment, but it’s starting to emerge as its own genre classification of music, literature, and art. Steampunk, if you’re not familiar, is currently a sub-genre of science fiction where everything is steam powered. Read more >