• Charles Story: ‘Save Are Libary’

    Click headline to see cartoon.

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Pet Talk: Sleeping disorders in animals

    Maybe you’ve seen the comical home video on YouTube titled “sleepwalking fail”? It is a short clip of a sleeping dog that starts to “run” horizontally in his sleep, then suddenly jumps up and slams into a...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Petland offers friendly warning of summer danger to pets

    Surviving the heat in a fur coat Heat stroke can be a very serious issue for pets—one that owners must be aware of as the temperatures rise. Many pets enjoy riding along in the car with their...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Doug Furze benefit at Big Cities Lounge Aug. 1

    Friends, musicians and supporters are invited to a benefit concert for local musician Doug Furze Saturday, Aug. 1, at Big Cities Lounge. A host of bands will play to honor and raise money for Furze, who’s battling...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Guest Column: Is beef good for you?

    As the saying goes—it all depends. According to the blood type/genetic blueprint principles, this is how it is: Blood type O—Highly beneficial; A—Avoid completely; B—OK; AB—Avoid completely. Blood type O—This is a premier food for you, the...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Rockford kids benefit from summer food program

    Through Rockford’s Human Services Department and Lifescape’s Community Kitchen component, more than 3,000 kids are being served a nutritious lunch and snack this summer. The city’s Summer Meal Program is designed to provide healthy food for kids...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Mr. Green Car: Veggie oil power—part two

    Mr. Green Car has gone “green” with his recently-acquired Volkswagen Rabbit diesel. Not only does this car burn used cooking oil as a fuel, but the challenges of maintaining a 28-year-old cheap car are abundant, so I...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Community news and notes

    Matthew Krueger, a financial representative and managing director of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, The Krueger Financial Group in Rockford, qualified for the National Quality Award from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. This is the...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Stewart Cink presents Top 10 List on Late Show with David Letterman

    During a battle with insomnia last week, I actually managed to see an entire episode of David Letterman’s late-night television show. Am I glad I did. He just so happened to have Stewart Cink, the winner of...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Gone, but not forgotten: 22 memorable quotes from Casey Stengel

    Charles Dillon Stengel is a name most baseball fans might have trouble recognizing. He’s not currently playing, coaching or managing, and he’s not even an agent. As a matter of fact, the last time he was on...

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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