| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The 2013 edition of “A Very Special Christmas” albums benefiting the Special Olympics puts the focus on superstar names, with a roundup of holiday songs from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Sting and Tom Petty and the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Aberdeen: Sara Beth Molseed, 61, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 409 Third Ave S.E., Aberdeen, with Father Jonathan Venner, Celebrant. Burial...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:49 PM
The Village Bowl in Aberdeen will host the Northeast Area Special Olympics Bowling Tournament on Oct. 11.
About 300 athletes from Aberdeen, Redfield, Sisseton, Waubay, Webster and other surrounding communities are expected. Fans are welcome to this...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Golden Globes are behind us and the Academy Awards lie ahead, which brings me to this question: Which websites would you like to see walk away winners in the About.com Job Search Readers' Choice Awards 2013? Alison Doyle, About.com's job searching...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:40 PM
A group of West Ranch baseball players decided to try to make a difference in their community. The four team captains -- Chase Malynn, Ryan Vergara, Jake Spurlin and Addison Jackson -- helped form the West Ranch Action Team last year.
They have been...
| Sep 24, 2013
The Corner Bakery Cafe at 14650 S. LaGrange Road in Orland Park will close for good at the end of business Sunday night.
Employees at the fast-casual restaurant say they were told the lease was up and the decision was made to close the store....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:07 AM
4 Rivers Smokehouse chef-owner John Rivers will be offering samples of chicken and waffles a signature menu item from his new concept The COOP Oct. 5 at Jack in the Park, a benefit the Special Olympics of Florida. This will be the first public sampling...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Park Ridge officials said fears about liability from injuries to police officers who participate in a charity "plane pull" are unfounded.
The idea that 20 members of the Park Ridge Police Department planned to help in a Sept. 21 "plane pull" at O'Hare...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a sad yet rocking occasion, as The Difference played its final two shows at the Musikfest Café in Bethlehem’s ArtsQuest Center on Sunday....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed the national head of the Special Olympics as chairman of a new committee that will determine how well law enforcement officers are trained to handle encounters with people with disabilities.
Timothy Shriver, CEO and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:28 PM
— To illustrate a different way of thinking for Western Michigan football, P.J. Fleck walked across hot coals in a YouTube video.
To build tighter bonds at a program he envisions becoming the Boise State of the Midwest, Fleck and his assistants...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In hockey the term "policing the game" usually refers to an enforcer who protects a younger or smaller teammate, but it takes on a whole new meaning during the Orland Park and Oak Lawn charity hockey game.
Police and fire departments in the two...