| Nov 4, 2012
When Dale Chihuly signed up for his first class at the University of Wisconsin's fledgling studio glass program in 1966, most of the very few people who cared about the medium looked to Europe.
No one knew then how the popularity of American glass would...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:22 PM
William “Bill” O. Renner, 96, of 17800 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Hagerstown.
Born March 10, 1916, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Thomas A. and Grace Elizabeth (Boward) Renner.
He was preceded...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:59 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fully half of the 400 women given overnight sleep tests in a new Swedish study turned out to have mild-to-severe sleep apnea.
In the random population sample of adult women who answered a questionnaire and were monitored while...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:44 AM
The Friends @ the Carnegie will host author/journalist Mary Agria from Bay View at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 25, at the Carnegie building in Petoskey.
Agria will discuss "Garden of Eve," her second book in the "Life in the Garden" series. Her first book...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with some young men, all newly minted graduates of Corona del Mar High School, who did something so ridiculously cool that I just had to share it.
First, you must picture these eight men. They are whip-smart,...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:49 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Justin Wilson of Chambersburg, Pa., was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Widener University School of Law.
TEANECK, N.J. — Stephanie Austin of Chambersburg, Pa., graduated in May from Fairleigh...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Last week, I started down the road talking about the Land Grant Act, which established colleges of agriculture and mechanics.
As you might remember, the Land Grant Act gave 30,000 acres of public land to each state for each of its senators and...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 10:02 PM
Four finalists for Northern State University athletic director have been named.
The national search began in October following the retirement of NSU Athletic Director Bob Olson at the end of this academic year.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Middle-class families continued to suffer in the aftermath of the Great Recession, and the poverty rate fell slightly, according to U.S. Census Bureaudata released Wednesday.
Median household income fell to $50,054 in 2011, down 1.5 percent from a year...
| Sep 13, 2012
Graphic artist Jenny Beorkrem sat down behind her iMac this week and with a few clicks located the folder titled "KNOCKOFFS."
It contained 82 images, all copycats of her ubiquitous neighborhood maps. They're the minimalist ones that only show the...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Robert Fouberg, senior vice president and general counsel of Dacotah Bank, was recently named chairman of the banker advisory board for the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis.
The advisory board is made up of...