The South Shore Regional Car Show at at Fair Oaks Farms scheduled for today (August 3) has been postponed due to rain. The show will be held on August 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., which is the Rain Date scheduled previously. The event is open to the public and visitors are encouraged to br…

The 37th annual Rotary Ramble 5K race will kick off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 12. One major change this year will be a change of leadership as Greg Fieldhouse steps into the position of Race Director as long-time organizer and race originator Char Groet begins to ease back from the heavy…

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The girls of the Kankakee Valley Golf team are 5-0 in the conference and 14-1 overall. Coach Ron Stanton’s charges are led by the dominant and deadly Hanna Herma. In the recent Northwest Crossroads Conference meet hosted by Highland, Herma was the medalist, shooting a 76 to take top honors.

The Covenant Christian Lady Knights Volleyball team ran into a resurgent Rensselaer Central on Thursday, Sept. 7 when the Lady Bombers traveled north to DeMotte. The CC girls fought hard, espe…

The Kankakee Valley Kougars notched their third straight win on Friday, Sept. 8, outlasting their neighbors to the West with a 17-12 home win over the North Newton Spartans. KV, known in recen…

Kankakee Valley Football Coach Zach Prairie often talks to his team about finishing the game and not letting up. On September 1, the Football Kougars were firing on all cylinders and never bac…

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ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence went home to Indiana on Friday to pressure the state's lone Democratic senator to support a GOP tax overhaul. He'll bounce to Alabama on Monday,…

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VALPARAISO — Prom night turned into a trip to Porter County Jail in handcuffs for four adults and one juvenile Saturday night after an officer with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, serving …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan. But negotiators must deal with the reality that any handouts to Democrats quickly could turn into turn-offs for the GOP.

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A third round of NAFTA renegotiations has begun with chief negotiators from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico meeting in the Canadian capital.

I’m a Baby Boomer, and I grew up in the 1960s hating the establishment. I never wanted to “work for the man,” but having a family and paying the bills forced me to compromise and work for a large employer. Or, as my parents called it, “Get a real job.”

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

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My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal oversight panel reports that Los Alamos National Laboratory workers producing a shell for a triggering device for nuclear weapons violated safety rules in August by storing too much material at one location in a facility for plutonium, a highly radioactive material.

“In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create but by what we refuse to destroy.” John Sawhill,

In the evening, when my head feels like it is still spinning from the adventures of the day, sitting outside and enjoying the night helps me to unwind. Even during this cold time of year, bundling up and sitting outside sends waves of relaxation through me when I see the stars and hear the c…

Physical issues curbed my enthusiasm and ability to hunt much this year. I don’t have many brand new hunting stories. However, a good thing about hunting stories is they never grow old as long as you are telling the tales to new people. So here’s one of mine from yesteryear and like all good…

Seasonal snow is an important part of Earth’s climate system. Snow cover helps regulate the temperature of the Earth’s surface, and once that snow melts, the water helps fill rivers and reservoirs in many regions of the world, especially the western United States.  About 98 percent of the Ea…