| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:29 AM
EAST JORDAN -- The East Jordan Harmony Hunters presented $1,000 to the East Jordan Public Schools Board of Education Monday, March 18, for a humanitarian trip high school seniors will make at the end of June.
The students will travel to Lima, Cizco and...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), this time of year always stimulates much conversation about planting crops, whether on a commercial scale or personal gardens. A generation or so ago everyone planted and tended gardens. Today, not so much. However,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Name: Jorge Montes
Title: Executive chef/owner
Location: Roho Kitchen, 8338 W. State Road 84, Davie; 954-200-2895; RohoKitchen.com
Time at this location: Four years
Style of food prepared: International
Background: Montes recently...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean ''super grain'' and living standards among Bolivian farmers. Quinoa fever is running up against physical limits.
| Jun 10, 2013
In 2004, Credell "Cre" Walls was working at the Garfield Park Conservatory when he took a group of teens from Chicago's West Side to Peru to study tropical plants.
The students had never left the country before, and neither had he. But Walls, who was 29...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure.
From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Cole Porter died nearly half a century ago – in 1964 at age 73 – yet his songs remain as ubiquitous today as they were then.
Which helps explain why one of Chicago's top cabaret singers, Joan Curto, this week is launching an evening-length...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
I just spent the last 2 1/2 months in retail withdrawal.
Unexpectedly, I had to go out on medical leave after taking a very bad fall. And while I'd love to be able to say I was doing something macho, like downhill skiing or sky diving, the truth is my...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:59 AM
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan High School seniors are giving parents of elementary school-age children the chance to get out of the house for a date night Friday, May 31. The event is a fundraiser for the senior class's humanitarian trip to Peru in mid-June....
| May 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Pairings for the Indiana State Baseball Tournament were drawn this morning.
Sectional competition begins Wednesday, May 22, and continues through Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day), with the 64 champions advancing to a four-team regional on Saturday, June 1....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
An American restaurant may not have walked off with the top spot on this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list awards, which was sponsored by San Pellegrino and held in London on Sunday night, but the United States tied with France for most...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
To some gardeners, it's yacon. To others, Peruvian sweet root. Still others call it Peruvian ground apple, a tuberous crop that can grow to huge proportions....