| Aug 3, 2009
| 7:34 AM
(WGN-AM)- The first same-sex couple in Madison has signed up for the state's new domestic partnership registry.
Fifty-six-year-old Janice Czyscon and her partner, 57-year-old Crystal Hyslop, arrived at the Dane County offices at 5:12 a.m. and waited in...
| Mar 1, 2009
If you'd like to get away for spring break and haven't yet booked your trip, don't panic. Thanks to the travel downturn, you may pay no more than students who booked months ago. You may even pay less.
Unlike past years, when three- or four-night packages...
| Mar 2, 2009
More and more consumers are forgoing standard milk in favor of "raw" milk, milk that's unpasteurized and unhomogenized, essentially straight from the udder of the cow.
Some seek out raw milk for its reportedly creamier, richer taste, but more choose it...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 8:20 AM
Locksley is a four-piece pop-rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin. They are self-released on their own Feature Records label. Their songwriting is heavily influenced by early British Invasion bands with an instrumental style based more on early American...
| Jul 15, 2010
After 42 years in windowless weather offices issuing tornado warnings, Tom Skilling set out to chase storms in the Plains and ends up "Chased by Tornadoes!" It happened May 10 in northern Oklahoma near Wakita, ironically near where the movie "Twister" was...
| Jul 12, 2010
Rocklin is among one of the Top 100 places to live, according to CNNmoney.com.
The town ranks 65th because of its extensive recreational programs, many parks and strong school district.
Rocklin's Finn Hall, is a popular reception hall used for many...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 7:16 AM
The Monika Herzig Trio
Monika Herzig and Peter Kienle
A faculty member at Indiana University, Dr. Monika Herzig has also performed at many prestigious jazz clubs and festivals, such as the Indy Jazz...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:46 AM
On July 12, Kenneth and Beth Pollard sold their home at 474 McCormick Drive in Lake Forest, Ill., to Mark A. Pasquella. Pasquella bought the home for $2,050,000.
Ken G. Pollard is a managing director at Atlantic Trust's Chicago office. He received his...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Big Head Todd and The Monsters are celebrating the release their brand new studio album, Rocksteady (July 20, 2010/Big Records).
As the Denver Post reported in a recent feature story, Rocksteady finds the platinum selling artists "centered and...
| Apr 10, 2005
Florida officially recorded 123 fatalities from last year's hurricanes, but the federal government has paid funeral expenses for at least 315 deaths, including those of a man who shot himself and a stroke victim hospitalized more than a week before the...
| Jan 22, 2006
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...