| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
If there is one critical aspect of the Grant Chapel building, Lindsey Hayes noted, it is not the architecture of the Methodist church that was first built in 1943.
“It’s constructed in a simple, folk, ecclesiastic style,” Hayes, Winter...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products. The plants are in Moline and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:27 PM
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GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Area residents interested in the latest utility tractors, lawn and garden equipment, loaders and other equipment from John Deere are invited to stop by James River Equipment on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they host the 2013 Drive Green...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Curtis Tarr, the director of the U.S. Selective Service System who altered the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War to make the process more random, died June 21 of pneumonia at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif. He was 88.
His death was confirmed...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC
June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington
June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry
July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford
July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon
August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards.
"After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Forget the John Deere tractor: giant island tortoises make the best lawn mowers, according to a new study.
In an effort to control the alien plants that had dominated a small island in the Indian Ocean for decades, scientists introduced two types of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development."
Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...