| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Farmer Charles Kestel said he was at his home near Frankfort when he heard a tornado was heading toward nearby Manhattan Sunday afternoon.
“They said it would be from Manhattan, then it would go to New Lenox,” Kestel recalled this afternoon....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mayor Jim Holland praised Frankfort officials Monday for their swift response a day earlier to the fierce storms that largely spared the village.
"We've all seen what devastation these storms caused to communities before they got to Frankfort,"...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Read the latest lease transactions announced by Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer:
- JPS Express Inc. leased 40,000 square feet in Stone Warehouses at 3050 Elmhurst Lane in Portsmouth.
- Tri-Ways Industries, Inc., a ship yard supplier based out of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
At Bethlehem's busy intersection at Third and New streets sprawls the Maze community garden, a labyrinth of berry trees, strawberry bushes and beds of heirloom tomatoes, squash and herbs.
People grow and take what they want. Those in the know take...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Filed under: Classics, Budget, Hatchback, Mini Mini will be kicking off production in the Netherlands, a country that hasn't built a Mini-badged machine since 1966. In honor of this event, BMW Group Classic, the team responsible for all the cars in the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Longtime La Caņada resident John Offermans, 84, passed away on October 27, 2013 from complications following a stroke.
John was born Johannes Hubertus Offermans in the town of Amstenrade, province of Zuid-Limburg (South Limburg), the Netherlands, on...
| Nov 9, 2013
Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: "Huh?"
Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:54 AM
With officials having chosen a basic design for the new Frankfort Village Hall, residents soon will get a chance to weigh in on the plans.
A public hearing has been set for prior to the 7 p.m. village board meeting on Dec. 2.
The Linden Group is...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Netflix said it will become the exclusive subscription on-demand service providing Disney live-action and animated films in the Netherlands.
Beginning next year, Netflix subscribers will have access to first-run films from Disney, Pixar and Marvel...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:58 PM
|Saturday in Rapid City|
|CLASS B GIRLS|
Team: 1. Ipswich 14; 2. Gayville-Volin 33; 3. Potter County 39; 4. Northwestern 55; 5. Burke/South Central 59; 6. Estelline 71; 7. Dell Rapids St. Mary 74; 8. James Valley...
| Oct 26, 2013
Frank Perconte was a decorated Army veteran who parachuted into some of the most famous battles of World War II. Decades later he gained his own measure of fame when his service was immortalized in the popular book and miniseries "Band of Brothers."...
| Oct 27, 2013
Novelist Donna Tartt doesn't publish very often — her engrossing new book, “The Goldfinch,” is her first since 2002's “The Little Friend,” which itself trailed her wildly popular fictional debut, “The Secret History,&...