| Apr 21, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Mikaul Ault doesn't just resemble Ozzy Osbourne onstage.
When he goes to restaurants and convenience stores, people comment on the resemblance.
Ault has a tattoo that's similar to one that Osbourne has. Once, at a Perkins Restaurant, a guy started...
| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
When cities and counties combine health departments, they face multiple challenges.
How will the merged entity be financed and governed? Where will bureaucratic control reside? How will different missions be meshed? How will information systems and...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:35 AM
June 3-5: Garden Fair, Rockford. This annual event at the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden includes gardening vendors, outdoor cooking demonstrations and a Q-and-A with experts. Fee varies; 815-965-8146; tinyurl.com/3mpb79t. Miles from Chicago:...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:09 AM
With summer on the horizon, many people happily think of vacation planning. We went to the Senior Resource Fair sponsored by the Senior Citizens' Center of Oak Park and River Forest to ask this question:
'What are your vacation plans for this summer?'...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Morgan Stahl of Bath, a sophomore elementary education major at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, was named to the spring semester dean's list. Stahl received Collegiate Scholar distinction for having a grade point average of 3.75 or above....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Washington D.C. took the No. 1 spot in Parenting Magazine's latest list of the Top U.S. Cities for Families, the publication said Wednesday.
The U.S. capital replaced nearby Arlington, Virginia, which tumbled to No. 70 as a result of changes in the way...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:37 AM
New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature gave final approval on Thursday to a plan that would force public workers to pay more for benefits -- a signature issue for Republican Governor Chris Christie.
The bill, which was bitterly opposed by public-...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:05 AM
July 2, Harrold: BCOTTPA antique tractor pull, 1 p.m.
July 4, Faulkton: BCOTTPA antique tractor pull, 1 p.m.
July 5, Selby: Winter Wheat Tour, 2 mi. S of Selby on W side of Hwy. 12 & 83, 5:30 p.m.; 605-845-6034; followed by Walworth Co. crop...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:32 AM
When your 5-year-old daughter wants to play "I Spy" and says, "I spy with my little eye ..." and decides that her mystery object starts with a "B," and then she points to a bar — one of the iron bars on the door of a jail cell — you know you'...
| Jul 6, 2011
MIDDLETON, Wis. – National Mustard Day is Aug. 6, and thousands of people will show up in this cute city to celebrate all things mustard. Everyone from fanatical mustard freaks to fun-loving families looking for something unusual to do will show up....
| Sep 22, 2011
| 12:59 PM
September 22nd is National Business Women's Day (Source: Holiday Insights)
Business Women's Day recognizes the value and contribution of women in the business world.
The roots of this special day go back to the late 1940s. While men were off fighting...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 6:55 AM
Joseph Dale McPhee, died Sept. 12, 2011, at his sister's home in DeForest, Wis.
He was born Dec. 6, 1950, at Lockwood Hospital in Petoskey.
Mr. McPhee was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Watson McPhee.
He is survived by his father, Robert...