Time Machine: Pioneers of Linn County
LINN COUNTY ? The McKean brothers were born in Burlington, Bradford County, Pa. Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson McKean came to Linn County in 1838. Their brother, Noah Wilson McKean...
Give-A-Christmas fund breaks through $12,000 mark
The Give-A-Christmas total has jumped to $12,402 after Herald-Standard readers donated $1,792 in the latest contributions to the fund that benefits the Salvation Army in this area.
Wolverines win region, advance to nationals
For the second time in the 44-year history of the program, the Watchung Hills Wolverines have landed a team in the Pop Warner Super Bowl.
MaxPreps Top 25 national high school girls basketball rankings
Felicia Aiyeotan - Neumann-Goretti (PA) 558 views0:58 So far, the Xcellent 25 has contained a lot of guesswork, but with the major holiday tournaments about to kick into gear ? the Nike TOC this week and the Naples Holiday Shootout after Christmas being the big two ? the picture will become much clearer come the New Year. For now, though, McEachern will remain No. 1, as the Warriors are off ...
Holiday fund rises above $14,000 mark
The Give-A-Christmas total continues to rise, now standing at $14,265.50 after Herald-Standard readers sent in more donations that numbered $1,863.50.
Give-A-Christmas now stands at $8,395
Herald-Standard readers are coming through for Give-A-Christmas, donating $744 in the latest contributions to make the new total $8,395.
Marion Barry, 4-time mayor of D.C., dies at 78
Marion Barry Jr., the Mississippi sharecropper?s son and civil rights activist who served three terms as mayor of the District of Columbia, survived a drug arrest and jail sentence, and then came back to win a fourth term as the city?s chief executive, died early on Nov. 23 at United Medical Center in Washington.
Give-A-Christmas total rises to $7,476
The generosity of Herald-Standard readers has sent the Give-A-Christmas total to $7,476 with $2,760 received in the latest donations.
Apple Valley's Jones lifts Duke over No. 2 Badgers
MADISON, Wis. -- Former Apple Valley prep star Tyus Jones scored 22 points, Rasheed Sulaimon added 14 and No. 4 Duke shot 65 percent to beat No. 2 Wisconsin 80-70 on Wednesday night in a highly anticipated matchup of college basketball heavyweights.
Families pick up torch as Pearl Harbor survivors fade
Pearl Harbor veteran Joseph F. Kralik Sr.'s memories of December 7, 1941 died with him in 2007, but his son, Joseph Kralik Jr., and thousands of other children of survivors of the attack are assuming the mighty task of keeping alive the history of Pearl Harbor.