| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:24 AM
When you're apartment hunting, you usually look around the neighborhood.
The more urban the residential complex, the more you might be interested in what amenities and destinations will be close to home.
Within walking distance of your home, even....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Two years ago, Hancock Mayor Daniel Murphy and two council members ran for re-election without opposition.
On Monday, Jan. 28, voters will choose between three mayoral candidates and nine people vying for two council seats.
About 100 people gathered...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who gave classified documents to reporters, making public two sweeping U.S. surveillance programs and touching off a national debate on privacy versus security, has revealed his own identity. He risked decades in jail for...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Pool owners have been itching to open their backyard oasis for months, and now that we are on the verge of taking the plunge into summer, let’s make sure you know how safely unleash pool season. Before you even take the cover off your pool, check...
| May 18, 2013
Carpenters used to handle almost every phase of home construction and renovation. That changed with the post-WWII building boom and housing mass production. Since then, building trades have become increasingly specialized. There may be a general...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:14 AM
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As the housing market recovers, community associations are once again looking to hire contractors for community improvement projects. However, before entering into a contract, it pays to “shop around.”...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Q: I read an article you wrote on how to hire a contractor and thought it was very good, but two items that were not brought up were permits and inspections.
Often, the homeowner doesn't factor in the cost of pulling permits, and hasn't decided who...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Judy and Joe Kaminski hired a landscaper to plant trees in their yard to replace trees that died during recent storms.
They felt comfortable knowing the landscaper, as required by state law, would make sure the underground utility lines in their yard...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Aberdeen City Council will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the courtroom on the third floor of the Municipal Building, 123 S. Lincoln St.
The agenda items include:
Application: Continued hearings for Music on Main events on May...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:57 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Terry Phelps pleaded guilty in multiple counties to charges of financial exploitation of the elderly, stealing by deceit, and unlawful merchandising practices for his role in asphalt-paving scams. Boone County Prosecuting Attorney...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The plastic "belly pan" under the front end of the seven-year-old Infinity coupe cleared the pavement despite the dip at the end of Ken Horodenski's driveway.
It missed it by only an inch, however. (I know because I stopped with the front wheels in...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center is building a 2,700-square nuclear medicine addition that will allow patients to receive more diagnostic tests and provide a facility for possible radio- pharmaceutical therapy in the future.
The foundation for the...