| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Burbank Sunrise Rotary celebrated 25 years of supporting local charities and raised more than $38,000 for Rotary International's polio eradication campaign during a dinner party earlier this month at the Holiday Inn Burbank — Media Center.
| Sep 26, 2013
Beer and philanthropy might not seem a likely pairing.
But an upcoming beer-tasting event is an entertaining and tasty way to help a number of charities supported by the Rotary Club of Lemont-Homer Glen.
The nonprofit's Charity Craft Beer Tasting will...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A New York para-athlete has become the first American woman handcyclist to complete the Ironman World Championship — defeating a Chicago woman competing for the same honor.
In the 17-hour triathlon Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Susan Katz, a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Vaddey Ratner didn't expect much when she first took on the project of writing a novel about a young Cambodian girl and her family who are forced into the countryside by the Khmer Rouge as part of the communist group's program of genocide that began in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
It’s one of the enduring mysteries of pop music. How something so slight and disposable, a three-minute tune — songs written about fleeting and often trivial teenage emotions — can still somehow be so long-lasting and deep. Doc Pomus,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Paying the feed bill has cleaned out bank accounts faster than Jesse James in recent years, as high corn prices left cattlemen everywhere looking for the cheapest, most efficient alternatives.
Answering that search, Galen Erickson shared research...
| Sep 11, 2013
Just the mention of the numerals that make up this infamous day will forever conjure deep pain, sadness and anger in Americans.
And yet, while the horrors of that fateful day 12 years ago are so indelibly seared into our consciences, as the years have...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Instilling Catholic values and promoting academic excellence by nurturing mind, body and soul.
The ACSS offers three attendance centers. Roncalli Primary is at 419 First Ave. N.E. and has SonShine Patch Daycare, Out of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:35 PM
When Anton Axtman was alive, life in Aberdeen was a lot different than it is now.
Axtman worked at Webb Shoe Co. for 38 years, repairing shoes from 1923 to 1961.
He never drove a car. Carrying his lunch, he took a bus to the shoe store, where he...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Last week I said that I am going to try to find common ground that both the left and right can agree upon as our democracy tries to heal the deep cleavages that plague it. Sometimes finding that common ground means tough talk on issues one or the other...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:30 PM