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God can help us fight our battles

Ed Faltin was in a battle. It was 1951 and the former Scribner resident was in a place known as Heartbreak Ridge during the Korean War. American forces were advancing against those of North Korea and China. An enemy machine gun nest was posted atop a steep, rocky ridge. The enemy had Ed and other me

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Show us your Christmas Tree

We want to see your decorated Christmas Trees! You can submit a picture of your beautiful Christmas tree with the form below or submit it on our KTIC AM 840 Facebook page or our 107.9 the Bull Facebook page. The grand prize winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to be used toward Christmas mer

KTICRADIO.COM - 2017-11-22 21:36:50

Mel Schroeder honored as Wisner 'Citizen of the Year'

The Wisner Lions Club Citizen of the Year for 2017, Mel Schroeder, exhibits the one basic trait the award is meant to honor- giving. "What makes Mel a great asset to the community of Wisner is his comradeship, visiting and helping anyone in need," read Lions Club President Kory Koehlmoos from Schroe

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:43:00

Much to be thankful for...

As sibling rivalries go, Larry and Bert Nitzsche have probably heard it all from their four children. And chances are at least one conversation went something like: "I'm her favorite." "No, I am." But Angie DeBoer may now have one up on her two brothers and sister. She was the donor for her mother's

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:27:00

City, Park Board taking aim at ash trees

West Point residents may soon see city crews cutting down trees in the parks and wonder what's going on. It's all part of the city's plan to get ahead of the emerald ash borer. The emerald ash borer is a beetle that feeds on ash trees and destroys them. While the emerald ash borer has not yet arrive

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:26:00

Nebraska commission approves Keystone XL pipeline

The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted Monday in favor of conditionally approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline through the state on a vote of 3-2. The primary condition of the ruling was that the original route proposed by TransCanada, often called the "preferred" route, be aba

WEST POINT NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:24:00

UW director reflects on community blessings

Shawn Shanahan is grateful for agencies - like Care Corps Family Services - along with businesses and individuals who work to help others. Shanahan is executive director of Fremont Area United Way. "United Way is the fundraising, fiscal backbone and lead collaborator for our community non-profits, p

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

2017 Foundation Grants leave much to be thankful for

For many, Thanksgiving is a time for reflection for all the reasons we have to express our gratitude. That can be done in many different ways. For former Oaklanders the late JC Anderson and Les Olson, that expression came in the form of generous donations to Oakland. Anderson wished to provide the c


89-Year-Old Pilot from Massachusetts Dies in Plane Crash

Police received initial reports of the plane crash late Wednesday afternoon One person is dead after a plane that left from Massachusetts crashed in Pittsford, Vermont. The plane was located on the east side of Route 7 having sustained heavy damage. There were no passengers on board the aircraft bu

NECN - 2017-11-23 20:17:34

Worcester sneaker seller robbed at gunpoint

WORCESTER - Police are looking for a man who posed as buyer looking to purchase Jordan sneakers and robbed the seller at gunpoint Sunday evening. The 20-year-old victim connected with who he thought was a buyer for his sneakers on the internet sales app called "Offer Up," police said. The two agreed

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 23:19:06

Publicity offered for East Brookfield's birthday bash

EAST BROOKFIELD - The Last Green Valley Inc., a nonprofit group, has offered East Brookfield free publicity for significant town events, and there is a very significant event coming up: the town's 100th birthday in 2020. "We would like to find ways to become more involved with you," said William B.

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 22:22:57

Bishop's Thanksgiving dinner: A meal and a chance to serve

WORCESTER - Lisa Malesky of Auburn started bringing her daughter to volunteer at the annual Catholic Charities Bishop's Thanksgiving Dinner years ago, when Jennifer was about 7. Now grown and with a family of her own, Jennifer Shea of Auburn brought her son, Sammy, 7, to Thursday's dinner to volunte

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-23 18:41:24

Midnight Rush Followed by Steady Stream of Shoppers on Black Friday

A lot of retailers started sales before Thanksgiving, but people are still out in full force on Black Friday. Shoppers were up early at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, Massachusetts. After a midnight rush, there was a steady stream of shoppers early Friday morning. South Shore Plaza General Mana

NECN - 2017-11-24 10:41:34

A closer look at mayoral money

For mayoral candidates across Massachusetts, it was largely a case of you-spend, you-win. Gerry Tuoti Wicked Local Newsbank Editor In nearly every city statewide, mayoral campaigns that outraised and outspent their rivals found success on Election Day. Statewide, winning mayoral candidates raised a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Massachusetts shoppers waiting for Black Friday to officially begin

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Shoppers are still waiting for Black Friday to start in Massachusetts, but in Connecticut the bargains began hours ago. There are already long lines outside of the Kohls in West Springfield. The doors to Best Buy in Enfield didn't open until 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving D

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:43:27

Book review: Separating the Mayflower's myth from the facts

Rather than a scholarly tome, "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Rebecca Fraser is a fresh and enlightening examination of what happened during the first 50 years at Plimoth Plantation. "The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage and the Founding of America" by Reb

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Man Found Stabbed In Norwalk Home: Police

NORWALK, CT - A man was found suffering from stab wounds at a Norwalk home early Thursday morning and police say the suspect fled the scene. Police responded to the home on Midwood Road around 1:07 a.m. for a report of an assault. Officers found a man in the residence suffering from serious stab wo

PATCH - 2017-11-23 17:55:30

Norwalk tanker pool operator hires CEO

Heidmar hired James Pippard as CEO, with the tanker pool operator having offices in Norwalk, London and Singapore. Pippard was previously senior vice president of chartering and freight trading in the London office of Teekay Tankers, a subsidiary of Teekay Shipping. Heidmar overseas five pools total

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-24 15:14:28

Police investigating violent incident at Norwalk residence

NORWALK-First responders treated at least one person for lacerations at a residence on Midwood Road, a fire official said. The incident was reported around 1 a.m. Police acknowledged an investigation related to the incident, but declined to release details Thursday morning. Midwood Road is a part of

NORWALK HOUR - 2017-11-23 12:53:49

Police: Norwalk man solicited teen for sex in Waveny Park

Updated 12:43 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 NEW CANAAN - A 20-year-old Norwalk man and self-described "sex addict" was charged with disorderly conduct after he propositioned a 17-year-old girl jogging in Waveny Park, allegedly offering her $2,000 to have sex with him. On Oct. 31, the girl was j

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-11-22 17:52:16