2016


Holiday Closings

From staff reports Some area businesses and agencies have announced changes in their business hours and services due to the New Year’s holiday. Here is…










Pet of the day 12/30/16

Name: Jackson Breed: Pointer, German Shorthaired mix Age: 4 years Gender: Male Size: Large Color: Black and White Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Jackson can be…


The Spirit of the Season

A writer from the Chicago Tribune has some tips for visiting dog owners. Clarion PUPS had a special delivery earlier this month. Skye’s Spirit Wildlife…


Champagne Risotto

Servings: 2 dinner portions or 4 side dishes Start to finish: 45 minutes 2 large shallots, chopped (about 1/3 cup) 2 large cloves of garlic,…








Recent Deaths 12/30/16

James P. Wood, 66, of Polk Center, died Dec. 29, 2016. Andrew T. “Andy” Moffitt, 64, of Franklin, died Dec. 27, 2016. Thomas S. George, 89, of…