| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:24 AM
About 200 family members and friends gathered for a memorial on Wednesday in Bluebird Park to celebrate Laguna Auto Parts owner Jerry Francis Piper — a generous, thoughtful, adventurous, loving man — with tears and laughter.
Piper died Dec....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:38 PM
There may not be snow on the ground, but the cold spell forecast over the next week should help area ski resorts make enough snow for thousands of Alpine skiers and snowboarders to enjoy.
When people think of snow sports, thoughts generally turn first...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
You may have to find something else for your kids to do this winter break. The St. Joseph County Parks have postponed winter activities like sledding and cross-country skiing because we didn't get enough snow.
Innertubing and cross country skiing were...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
KAMLOOPS, Canada - "It's a true thing," as my grandmother used to say. Luxury lodging is in the eye of the beholder.
Whether it's an inn, hotel, resort, even a campsite, all the assorted bits that meet to make a hotel feel like a home will never be to...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 2:25 PM
As the year comes to a close, and winter starts to slowly move upon us. I start to hear the one thing that you hear every year. "I hate snow". Well, first let me say this. If your reading this, your not allowed to complain and here is why I say that....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The storm that socked the Chicago area with the season's biggest snowfall has tapered off, but it's not completely finished with us.
Snow will continue falling periodically today, dropping another inch or two in the city and up to three inches in the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:28 AM
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Don't let sub-zero temperatures and darkness put you off visiting Finland's capital city in the winter, when its Art Nouveau and modernist buildings are covered in a layer of snow.
Finns know how to make the best of wintry weather,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:50 PM
PLYMOUTH – Some parts of northern Indiana picked up nearly a foot of snow Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
North Webster recorded the highest amount in our area at 11.9 inches. Plymouth had 11.3 inches and Goshen and South Bend had nearly 8...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Today could be your last opportunity to go tubing this winter season.
St. Patrick's County Park in South Bend will be open today for innertubing Sunday.
Ferrettie Baugo Park in Osceola has already closed for the season.
This release from St. Pat's...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Clearly recovered from the groin injury that knocked him out of the season-opening lomg track speedskating World Cup meet a month ago, Shani Davis won his first 1,000-meter race of this season in Saturday's World Cup in Harbin, China.
| Dec 2, 2012
| 2:45 AM
Nevermind what you see outside of your window. The ski season has begun in northern Michigan, where downhill resorts opened this past week, including Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain and Nubs Nob, along with Pine Knob in the town of Clarkston, halfway...
| Dec 9, 2012
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — It wasn't easy to tear myself away from the incredible skiing terrain at the Big Sky Resort in southwestern Montana. But when the opportunity to visit Yellowstone National Park by snow coach and view bubbling geysers,...