| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The newspaper business has been a lot of work this summer.
Along with all the normal stuff going on, we have been working on another huge historical project - the history of Northern State football.
Every once in a while, it is good to stretch yourself....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:53 AM
"I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday.
A number of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Back this hitch up into the water
Untie all the cables and rope
Step onto the astro turf
Get yourself a coozie
Long before the pop-country group Little Big Town introduced its No. 1 hit, "Pontoon," last summer, pontooning had...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Today's question: Country artists Gretchen Wilson, Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore headline the Brown County Fair in August. What do you think of the lineup for 2013, and who would be your dream Brown County Fair performers?
The American News Reader...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:38 AM
It's now official: When it comes to the fiscal-cliff-diving of New Year’s Eve, there is no place in the country with the crazy range of offerings to rival South Florida.
The tipping point came when the folks at Cameo on South Beach created what...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Kid Rock is returning for another performance at INTRUST Bank Arena. The arena says Kid Rock will perform on February 10.
Tickets go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10:00 am through the arena box office & Select-A-Seat.
Tickets start at $25 and go up...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:35 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions say Kid Rock plans to perform during halftime of the team's Thanksgiving Day game against the Houston Texans at Detroit's Ford Field.
The team and the United Way announced Friday that the show will include Kid Rock'...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Actor, Comedian Jeff Garlin joins WGN Morning News for an interview
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Aaron Lewis is the tatted-out frontman for the multiplatinum-selling rock outfit Staind. You can now add "authentic country artist" to his description.
Moonlighting from his hard-rock day job, Lewis made a splash in the country world when his 2011...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Sean Penn and Kid Rock got together to film this "public service film," entitled Americans. Take a look:
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The sour Skittles are coming out of the woodwork, and I'm finding them increasingly harder to swallow. I am both surprised and amused to learn that all 50 states have turned in pleas (or petitions) to secede from the United States ("Petitions call for...