| Apr 20, 2012
A lawn looks so simple; grass growing in soil. Oh, that it were that easy.
Lawns can get diseases, become weed-choked, turn brown and die. They suffer from neglect; they suffer from too much love.
Maintaining a lawn may not require a crash course in...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:47 PM
NEW YORK -- An 8-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday after allegedly slashing a classmate with a double-edged razor blade during a lunchtime altercation.
The incident took place at P.S. 132 in the Morrisania section of the Bronx.
School officials said the...
| Apr 21, 2012
Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine.
On some days, the time machine takes us back to Victorian England, circa 1895, as instructors teach bartitsu, a mixed martial art...
| Jun 22, 2012
Plastic soda bottles, old carpet, out-of-date phone books and lint from the clothes dryer are typical items you might find in any American's trash or recycling bin. For some, however, the line between trash and treasure is fine. They are on America's...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:51 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A man who coached an after-school fencing program on the La Jolla Country Day School campus waived his right to a preliminary hearing today and agreed to stand trial on sex abuse charges stemming from an alleged inappropriate relationship...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:51 AM
Katie Kidd had five hits and reached base in all seven of her plate appearances, and Petoskey got a pair of outstanding pitching performances Friday in sweeping a non-league softball doubleheader from Boyne City at Bayfront Park’s Ed White Field....
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A northern pike is a tube of green fury. The coloration is no accident because it enables pike to use summer weed stands as a smokescreen to ambush their prey.
Myth has it that pike lose their teeth in summer, which has no scientific basis. However,...
| May 9, 2012
| 1:14 AM
GAYLORD — Hunter Pulaski fired a career-best 3-under 69 Tuesday in leading the Petoskey High School boys golf team to a third-place finish at the Gaylord Invitational on The Tribute at Treetops.
Pulaski, a senior, eclipsed his previous career best,...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Key ingredient: Whole Wheat Naan Bread (found in the bakery department)
Nutrition benefits: The whole wheat version of Naan bread offers added fiber and nutrients but is very low in fat. It can easily be pared with nutrient-rich food such as vegetable...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Harriet Muldowney has been a member of the Singer Society for a decade. The Singer Society is a volunteer organization that supports the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, providing refreshments at exhibit receptions, leading tours and helping...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 10:50 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
How to Build a Better Pie: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Flaky Crusts, Toppers, and the Things in Between
Peach Blueberry Pie
Peach blueberry pie should be as classic as strawberry rhubarb pie, it is a...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:31 PM
A truck carrying a 131-foot-long wind blade from Aberdeen collided with two other semi trucks at the intersection of U.S. highways 281 and 212 north of Redfield about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
The truck with...