| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:23 PM
Joe Paterno's mishap on Sunday is yet another recent example of how he was injured in close proximity to the game or practice. For the story, click here. But this does not mean the 84-year-old should play it safe and......
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I preface what I’m writing by declaring this: I’m taking Michael Vick with the first pick overall in my fantasy draft. What, do you think his criminal background should prevent him from the glory of making him the top player selected in my...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Washington D.C. took the No. 1 spot in Parenting Magazine's latest list of the Top U.S. Cities for Families, the publication said Wednesday.
The U.S. capital replaced nearby Arlington, Virginia, which tumbled to No. 70 as a result of changes in the way...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:37 AM
New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature gave final approval on Thursday to a plan that would force public workers to pay more for benefits -- a signature issue for Republican Governor Chris Christie.
The bill, which was bitterly opposed by public-...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 7:44 AM
For the second time in a week, the City of Bloomington has been recognized nationally. SmartMoney, a publication of the Wall Street Journal, has selected Bloomington as one of nine cities featured in an article called "The New Best Places to Retire."
| Mar 5, 2011
| 11:45 AM
One of the 14 Wisconsin State Senators on the run to block Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to end collective bargaining has hit a road block.
According to published reports, Sen. Tim Cullen says talks with Republicans stalled Thursday. He...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Negotiation -- not confrontation.
That's the message from King County Executive Dow Constantine today, who sharply criticized the style and substance of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's assault on public employee unions.
Constantine condemned a vote by...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Wisconsin Republicans said on Friday a measure stripping state public employees of most collective bargaining rights was now in effect after it was published by a legislative agency despite a judge's order against publication.
The move looked certain...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Wisconsin voters head to the polls on Tuesday for the first time since Republicans approved controversial restrictions on the union rights of public workers that Democrats and their supporters vowed to reverse.
Little noticed most years, the election...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 1:45 PM
A 17-year-old girl from northwest suburban McHenry County was killed Friday in a snowmobile accident in central Wisconsin, officials said today.
Mallori Papp was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m. at the Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston, according to a...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Re: “The farm comes to school,” Feb. 10. You’d think that the educators at St. George’s Preschool would be aware that petting zoos are hotbeds of E. coli bacteria, and that numerous children have been infected with the...