Contributor Gianofer Fields introduces us to a man searching for the history behind a family heirloom.
As a student of material culture, Lake Effect contributor Gianofer Fields examines the meanings behind objects - what they signify historically and to an individual. But what happens when the meaning of a treasured object is hidden and lost to time?
Cartoonist Hilary Price talks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich on the road in Kenosha.
The page of the country's newspapers can sometimes be rough - stories of crime and mayhem, contentious politics, and - depending your rooting interests - losing sports teams. But fortunately, there are always the comics to fall back on, some literal comic relief in the midst of everything else.