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Neighborhoods Unite Over ‘Lost and Found Pets’

Zak Szymanski is one of 2,000 sleepless members of a virtual community who snoop through Bloomington’s very real neighborhoods and sniff down random streets looking for tiny, terrified creatures — B-town’s lost pets. But beware: joining the group might change your behavior. Click here to read the full story.

Farm to Yarn: The Wool Part 1 of a 3-Part Series on the Life of Local Fiber

Knitting and other fiber crafts have found a new generation of enthusiasts who care about the source of their yarn as much as about its color and pattern. In this first installment of a 3-part series, Lindsay Welsch traces yarn to one of its local sources, Marble Hill Farm. Click here to read the full story.

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Bee-Town Gets Busy: The State of All Things Bee and How You Can Help

While the honeybee population in Monroe County is thriving, studies show Indiana's colony loss is worse than the national average. Bloomington beekeeper Susan M. Brackney addresses the complicated and troubling issue, and she offers advice on helping not only honeybees but also bumblebees, butterflies, and other native pollinators. Click here to read the full story.

6 Great Places to Run Wild Near Bloomington

Ultramarathoner Miranda Addonizio tells Jen Hockney Bratton her favorite off-road running trails in southern Indiana, where you'll discover waterfalls, caves, and lush forests — for letting go of urban anxiety and putting in some wild miles. Click here to read the full story.

Finding Hope in South Sudan: Part 1 Getting the Story Out

Will and Theresa Reed moved to South Sudan in 2014 to help the new nation with community development work, mainly to train teachers and build agricultural projects. When conflict in their village erupted, they had to leave their new friends behind. Will, a Bloomington native, tells the story of persecution in the worn-torn country — and the struggle in not allowing the suffering of so many remain someone else’s problems. Click here to read the full story.

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Bring on the Bison: Natural, Nutritional Meat Making a Comeback in Indiana

Thanks to the efforts of the government and private individuals such as Zach Martin, owner of Red Frazier Bison Ranch in Greene County, America is once again a land where the buffalo roam — just in time for Indiana’s bicentennial next year. Click here to read the full story.

Shuffle: ‘A Well Respected Man’ by The Kinks

A well-respected man of many interests, Brad Wilhelm gets serious in the premiere story for his Limestone Post column, “Shuffle." The Kinks' “A Well Respected Man” takes Wilhelm from the overwhelming sadness of loss to the serenity of moving on. Click here to read the full story.

Can Yoga Save the World?

Yoga is an ancient practice that has found a purpose in modern times — many purposes, really, with a new type of practice springing up seemingly every week. Yoga practitioner and teacher Samantha Eibling takes you on a path to the origin of yoga, when it was only an oral tradition, to its current state of many incarnations. Along the way, she enlightens you with the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga that could save the world — or just yourself. Click here to read the full story.

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A Sense of Urgency and High Expectations Mark IU Football Captain’s Last Season

IU defensive end Nick Mangieri gives Limestone Post an inside look at this year’s football team: how the seniors have “jelled” since their first days together as freshmen in the dorms, how Coach Kevin Wilson's reprimand during preseason camp "flipped the switch" for a more aggressive defense, and how Mangieri's "last go-round" lends a sense of urgency to what many see as a critical season for the program. Click here to read the full story.

My ’70s Summer

Local mom Eryn Wisler shows how her new approach to parenting — "less helicopter, more free range" — has led to more-responsible children. And more Jell-O. Click here to read the full story.