| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The Fighting Irish will soon find themselves among Tarheels, Blue Devils and Hurricanes.
The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday that it would accept an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The university’s football...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:11 PM
If the movie “Rudy” doesn’t do something to you, if it doesn’t leave a lump in the throat the size of “Rudy” Ruettiger himself, there’s a problem.
I have never sat through that film without being reduced to...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 2:59 AM
You may have seen the digging in an open field at St. Patrick's County Park, within eyesight of the 9/11 memorial and east of Laurel Road, where the University of Notre Dame is installing a research project of the ecosystem.
Still puzzled by what it will...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Some diners expressed disappointment last month to hear Dick and Cheryl Copeland would be leaving downtown Mishawaka.
"I drove by and my heart stopped when I saw you were closed. Total relief that you are just moving," Andre Jungermann, of South Bend,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:28 AM
Alex Madey, a student at Trinity School at Greenlawn, recently returned from the Intel International Science Fair, the largest high school competition in the world. He is the son of Gregory Madey and Patricia Maurice, of Niles.
He was one of 20 students...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 3:21 AM
Elsie Hummel was recently named Child and Parent Services’ “Marv Yoder Volunteer of the Year.” Elsie is a retired school teacher from Baugo Community Schools where she taught math at Jimtown High School for 43 years.
She has been a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:32 AM
We had the chance to play host to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence just a few weeks back. During his remarks, the governor challenged everyone in the room to do their part in contributing to Indiana's success.
That got me thinking about our own community, and the...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Hard to put a finger on exactly what's going on with the Notre Dame football program.
Lots of bad ju-ju wafting through the Gug these days.
Maybe one of the Good Fathers should wander across campus and sprinkle a little holy water....
| Nov 4, 2012
Imagine waking up in a sleepy Midwestern town some 150 years ago, opening the newspaper and learning that your town had been selected as a major hub for the railroads.
Back in those days, the expanding railroads were the connection to the rest of the...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:46 AM
Four years ago, when many of this weekend's graduates were just beginning to think about a move to South Bend, the nation was in the throes of the Great Recession.
Unemployment was sky high, the stock market was down and credit was hard to come by....
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:16 AM
We would like to introduce Deborah Mayer, our own Metropolitan Opera performer. Deborah is a vocal instructor at the University of Notre Dame and IUSB teaching opera to some fine, young, talented people. But her own talent took her to the center stage...