| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:03 AM
My last column was about the first Indian Boy Scout troop in the United States and it was formed here in Petoskey.
Thanks to those businessmen of Petoskey, were it not for them it probably wouldn't have been established.
Those boys already had been in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Ybeth Bruzual, anchor at Central Florida News 13, is being honored by the Boy Scouts of America.
Bruzual will receive the 2013 Vale La Pena Award from the scouts' Central Florida Council for her work with Hispanic youth in the scouts and the community....
| Sep 16, 2013
Months of seeking toy donations for sick kids has taught a group of local Girl Scouts about empathy, leadership and financial savvy.
The eight teens, who are members of Troops 84 and 581 of Homer Glen, collected more than 900 new toys, from board games,...
| Sep 15, 2013
Libertyville officials said the city will begin to enforce solicitation rules against people going door-to-door selling products or asking for money – solicitors that would include those selling Girl Scouts cookies.
Mayor Terry Weppler said he has...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) decided Thursday to shelve for the year his proposal to eliminate the tax-exempt status of nonprofit groups such as the Boy Scouts of America that do not allow gay members.
Lara had won Senate approval of...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:35 AM
When the Winnetka Youth Organization started looking for a new executive director earlier this summer, it did not have to look very far.
The board of directors selected Kristen Leahy, who has been serving as program director for more than two years...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The Mason-Dixon Council of the Boy Scouts of America plans to replace the existing rifle range at Camp Sinoquipe with a new range facility featuring 16 shooting positions.
The new shooting range design also includes accompanying improvements to the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:26 PM
An Anchorage Boy Scout troop learned last month it could no longer use the facilities at the Anchorage Baptist Temple, but the displaced scouts have found a new home just down the road.
Troop 1316 will join Troop 215, which meets at nearby Hillcrest...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:47 AM
BOYNE CITY -- The eighth annual Boyne Community Potluck Picnic will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Veterans Memorial Park pavilion in Boyne City. The theme for the picnic is "Old Fashioned Family, Food, and Fun."
Activities for all ages will...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:59 PM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Six members of Harbor Springs Boy Scout Troop 55 joined with other scouts in Northern Michigan to comprise Troop C436 at the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. The local scouts...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:33 AM
We usually kick off the Fish Report with news of note for anglers, but this week, we want to remind everyone of the eighth annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza taking place Friday through Sunday at the Kempton Fairgrounds.