| Jul 6, 2008
Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette
In 1993, Roger and Connie Halvorson opened a bed-and-breakfast in Marquette as a retirement hedge. Roger, an amateur winemaker since the 1950s, provided complimentary bottles for guests. It wasn't long before they went...
| Aug 29, 2009
For Gators, Trojans and Longhorns, championship foundations are brick-and-mortar basic.
Sell your storied heritage and alluring locale to the region's elite prospects, mix with virtually unlimited resources and build another trophy case.
| Apr 20, 2009
FOX40 NEWSROOM - A timeline of notable school shootings since 1966:
* August 1, 1966: A gunman opens fire on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin from atop the school's clock tower. 25-year-old Charles Whitman murdered 14 people and wounded 32...
| Jun 1, 2009
To understand why someone applying to the University of Illinois would seek help from a trustee or legislator -- as detailed in a Tribune series that began last week -- consider how the battle for admission has changed over the last 25 years.
| Dec 28, 2008
Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8)
Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10)
Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
| Feb 18, 2009
| 2:12 PM
People are cutting back on cosmetic surgery and other elective surgeries in response to the dismal economy, reversing the booming popularity of tummy tucks, eye lifts, and breast implants, which have soared in popularity in recent years, particularly...
| Jun 5, 2010
June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy.
But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 6:46 PM
Marijuana use had little effect on simulated driving skills, according to a Hartford Hospital study, but test subjects were more easily distracted when under the influence of the drug.
Investigators from Hartford Hospital and the University of Iowa...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 9:18 PM
BELLEVUE, Iowa -- A stampede by two runaway horses pulling a wagon trampled spectators at a small-town Fourth of July parade, killing a 60-year-old woman and injuring at least 23 other people, four critically.
The horses bolted after one rubbed its...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 1:05 PM
Another standout performer of and In-State Division-One Basketball team has suffered a devastating injury.
Indiana State Junior Jake Kelly injured his knee early in the second half of Tuesday's 70-52 loss to Southern Illinois. Multiple sources confirm...
| May 26, 2010
| 6:22 PM
Allison Amend is the author of 2008's "Things That Pass For Love" and, recently, "Stations West." The Chicago native has lived around the world where she picked up a spare language or two, dropped out of Stanford three times (though she managed to...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Many studies over the years have linked video games to violent behavior, poor eye sight, and childhood obesity. Perhaps you can now add rotten teeth to the mix.
The University of Iowa conducted a study, on children between the age of 12 and 16. It...