| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
A young boy who arrived early Monday with family to reserve a spot on the beach at Sandy Point State Park on what was expected to be a crowded Fourth of July holiday slipped under the water and drowned.
According to Capt. James Rostek, a spokesman for...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 3:21 PM
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:02 PM
There doesn’t seem to be anything that can slow down Kathy Bergen. At 71, she hasn’t let age stop her and Mother Nature didn’t stand a chance when Bergen competed in the 2011 National Senior Games in Houston from June 16 to June 30....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:22 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...
| Jul 10, 2011
Naturalist Anne LaBastille became something of a cult hero among modern women for embracing a distinctly frontier past.
When her marriage fell apart in the mid-1960s, she took refuge in the wilderness, building a log cabin on a hidden lake in the...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you.
Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Howard County, which led the way in prohibiting smoking indoors, plans to extend the ban outdoors to all county parks, a move that would be the first of its kind in the state.
"It's something we've been looking at for some time," County Executive Ken...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., a Carroll County butcher whose Sam's Deer Processing in Finksburg has been a destination for lucky hunters for decades, died Saturday of complications after heart surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury....
| Jul 15, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — When asked to guess the most popular tourist attraction in Missouri, even non-Midwesterners probably could make some educated guesses.
Mark Twain's home along the mighty Mississippi in Hannibal.
The Gateway Arch, downriver in...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:13 PM
At Revolution, the Off Road Experience, you can enjoy the great outdoors. The outdoor adventure company, south of Clermont on 220 acres of pristine lakes, woods and meadows, offers a beautiful natural environment.
Guests are acquainted with the equipment...
| Jul 14, 2011
Mom and Dad were not happy. Shrieking, circling, diving, they warned the man in the cherry picker to leave their chick, high up in the nest, alone. It was likely the first baby for these osprey parents, after all.
But Chris Anchor, a wildlife biologist...