| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:47 PM
British lawmakers took another big step toward allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed this week.
A bill allowing same-sex marriages cleared its last hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday, according to British news reports. After a two-hour debate, the...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Visit the Hays House Museum in Bel Air Sunday at 1 p.m. and explore the health issues and illnesses that plagued 18th century women and children.
Visitors will see a display of historic medical equipment and find out about herbal medicines, midwifery...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube in Kentwood is getting involved with breast cancer awareness.
The restaurant's Grand Rapids location (in Kentwood) is making its Bike Nite a way to also raise money to fight cancer.
Bike Nite starts Thursday at 5, and features food...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:48 PM
About 10 members of the Earth Quaker Action Team protested in front of the PNC Bank in Somerset Wednesday. The group, defending the Quaker religion and its values, is conducting a 200-mile, 16-day walk from Philadelphia to PNC national headquarters in...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Wedding Date: June 23, 2012
Her story: Christina Schoppert, 30, grew up in Homeland and now lives in Hampden. She is a lawyer with Community Law Center, Inc., which represents organizations working on neighborhood revitalization efforts. Her father, Gary...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot.
The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
| Jul 18, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs.
Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat)
After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
| Feb 11, 2012
100 Years Ago
Spirit and kick
"Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton