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Families celebrate LIFE at Great Bend schools

Making silly hats to wear at a Mad Hatter Party was one of the favorite activities of at least one Eisenhower Elementary School family. While it seemed like a small thing, this and other family activities may help children excel in school. Once a week for eight weeks, several families met at the sch

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:12:00

USD 428 video talks about MTSS

Parents of Great Bend USD 428 students can learn more about the Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) by watching a seven and a half minute video produced by Great Bend High School instructor Dan Heath. The video features art teacher Sergio Ramirez, board member Susan Young and parent Lisa Moore disc

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 04:41:00

Yarmer to talk about Wolf Brewery

Barton County Historical Society in Great Bend will host a talk by Robert Yarmer on the M.K. Wolf Brewery at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. The brewery existed in Ellinwood for 30 years, event though Kansas officially went dry in 1881, due to the ambition of its owner John Wolf. Yarmer is a lifetime res

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:39:00

Ellinwood City Council hears good and not so good news

ELLINWOOD - City Manager Chris Komarek had some good news to report about the bond issue the city passed recently that will fund needed street and ditch repairs, making the city less vulnerable to flooding when the spring rains return. But, he let Greg Vahrenberg of Piper Jaffray tell the whole stor

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 01:26:00

The men from 'This is Us' were just named People's 'sexiest cast alive'

The men of the NBC show "This Is Us" will grace People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive issue, which will be released on Wednesday. The three men - Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown and Justin Hartley - all graced the pages of the issue, having been named the "sexiest cast alive." "I think being sexy


Editorial: Another Good Week

Over the past week we've enjoyed reporting on the vast and varied achievements of local people improving our community. Catamount Arts' auction co-ordinator Sarah Amos reports another smashing success at the annual benefit auction that supports the art, entertainment and cultural bedrock. Dozens of

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-17 10:00:00

Derby Walmart A Year Later: Impact On Local Business

DERBY - The Walmart Supercenter opened its doors to fanfare on Nov. 16, 2016. A year later, the impact has sunken in and local shopkeepers have adapted. Last fall, there was no doubt: the new big box store on Route 5 hurt local merchants. The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center on Main Street in Newpor

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-16 10:00:00

Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era

Chris Maginniss of Morgan shows a collection of specialty stamps of Iceland done by famed engraver Czeslaw Slania, while fellow stamp collector Laurinda Maxwell of Charleston listens. (Photo by Robin Smith) Chris Maginniss looks at the details in a stamp during Wednesday's stamp club meeting in Newp


Creating Good News, One Mitten At A Time

Knitted hats, mitts and scarfs hang in waterproof bags on the fence at the razed lot in downtown Newport City, to be taken and used by needy city residents. (Photo by Robin Smith) Knitted hats, scarfs and mitts hang in waterproof bags from the fence around the vacant razed lots in downtown Newport C


Walgreens Buying Up NEK Rite Aid Stores

Northeast Kingdom Rite Aid drug stores are in the process of becoming Walgreens drug stores. Liquor license applications have been filed in Lyndon, St. Johnsbury, Hardwick and Derby under the name of Walgreens Eastern Co. The corporate owners are listed as Walgreen Arizona Drug Co. of the Deerfield,


New wind rules please no one

Wind turbines line the hillside in Sheffield, Vt. AP FILE PHOTO MONTPELIER - An effort by Vermont utility regulators to settle the longstanding, contentious issue of wind turbine noise ended up upsetting both proponents of wind power and those who say the noise poses a health risk to people who live

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-16 02:56:00

East Burke Dam Removal To Be Celebrated Saturday

After many years of preparation, the old mill dam in East Burke has been removed. The Passumpsic Valley Land Trust (PVLT) partnered with the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC), a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and protecting the Connecticut River watershed, to complete the project that was 17 ye


Towns work with sheriff on budget

Every fall, Vermont towns start building the municipal budget that town-meeting voters will consider in March. Lamoille County Sheriff Roger Marcoux starts molding his next budget proposal months before that, with the help of towns that help fund his department. "We meet with Roger during the spring

STOWETODAY.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Donors power holiday lights in downtown Madison

MADISON - The annual Madison Christmas Parade, the lights for Madison's downtown Christmas tree on Waverly Place at Main Street, the "Santa's Village" display on Kings Road, and the lights and wreaths that adorn trees and lampposts in downtown Madison throughout the holiday season, are all the happy

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-17 19:30:00

Madison High School staging 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

MADISON - The table is set for Madison High School's annual fall drama, Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic and Old Lace," a farcical black comedy that opened on Broadway in 1941 and later became best known through the 1944 film adaptation starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. Madison High Schoo

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-16 04:45:00

Madison Square Park will glow with hundreds of orbs

Artist Erwin Redl's "Whiteout" installation will glow and sway in the wind between Nov. 16 and March 25. (Credit: Erwin Redl) Hundreds of ethereal orbs will sway in the wind at Madison Square Park this winter as part of a new public art project by artist Erwin Redl. Starting Thursday, 900 spheres


Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Drew University tops list of schools attracting international students

MADISON - Drew University is tops in New Jersey when it comes to attracting international students and sending students abroad to study, according to an Institute of International Education report. According to the report, Drew ranks in the top 10 percent in enrolling international students and the

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 22:54:38

GrooveBarbers open Drew concert series Sunday

You're enjoying a concert. A soprano starts singing - impeccably - the aria known as "Musette's Waltz" from "La Boheme." But the male vocal quartet backing her starts to sing some decidedly un-operatic syllables. The harmonies gradually morph into lyrics: "There she was, just a-walkin' down the stre

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 17:09:37

New hospital approved for Passaic County as New Jersey expands psychiatric care

A new psychiatric hospital will be developed in Passaic County and in-patient beds for psychiatric care will be added at general hospitals in Wayne, Paterson and Passaic, as part of a massive expansion of behavioral health services approved Friday by the Christie administration. The 120-bed hospita

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 23:25:50