Then and Now

Then and Now preview: Pacific Pak Ice plant

The building housing the Pacific Pak Ice plant was built in 1911 as a meat packing facility. Although the meat packing is gone, the ice factory still uses some of the original refrigeration equipment for ice storage.

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Parting Shot -- 10.8.15

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson rests after a collision during a force out at second base by Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the American League Division Series in Toronto on Thursday. Texas won 5-3. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press...

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Duck hunters fouled by newspaper editing error 

HUNTING -- The waterfowlers featured in a story originating in Duluth, Minnesota, had a lot of explaining to do to their significant others when an altered version of the photo caption came out in the Bismark Tribune. Just what were they hunting for? Either way,...


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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