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Nessel offers advice on how to avoid sca...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – With shoppers going to stores online and in person, the state attorney general’s office is warning of scammers who take advantage of those who check their wishlists. No matter where consumers shop, state attorney general Dana Nessel encourages them to use a credit card. She explains that it generally offers […]

Haines to Host Year-Long Storm Commemora...

The event is an opportunity to reflect on Haines’ recovery efforts over the past year (Henry Leasia / KHNS) Next week marks the first anniversary since deadly winter storms in the Lynn Upper Canal killed two people in Haines. There will be a commemoration and dedication gathering on Saturday, December 4 – a memorial service […]

A platform built in the workshop measure...

Wood is an incredibly versatile material, but like everything else, it has its limits. Build a chair from weak wood and the worst that can happen is probably not that bad. But if you are building machine tools out of wood, the stakes in using the wrong wood can be a bit higher. This is […]

Missouri man pranks Kum & Go with fake c

through: Joe millitzer, Nexstar News Wire Posted: November 21, 2021 / 12:26 PM EST / Update: November 21, 2021 / 12:26 PM EST A motivational speaker and creator of TikTok managed to secure a $ 5 meal at Kum & Go. (Getty Images) SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KTVI) – Have you ever wanted to take home some […]

Charity Shops Aren’t Dumps – Phoebe Copl

Charity shops these days depend almost entirely on donations from the public – but are some of those donations causing more trouble than they are worth? Have you ever donated to a charity shop? Old toys, clothes that don’t fit, maybe books? For the most part, that would seem like a much better option than […]

So this week, what else? We shop inspir...

If you haven’t yet watched Netflix’s “Tiger King” Season 2 premiere, I salute you for your good taste and restraint. Plus, you can stop reading. . . here. The new season fell on Wednesday and in the first episode we learn about Joe Exotic’s first husband. It reminds us of the belief of some people […]

No charges after Michigan man believed c...

KENTWOOD, Mich. – An 82-year-old driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in western Michigan will not be charged for leaving the scene after insisting he believed he struck a deer, said a prosecutor. The man called 911 to report a collision and even returned to a Kentwood neighborhood to retrieve a dead deer and […]

New to cross-country skiing? These 9 wi...

Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho Sun Valley may be renowned for its downhill skiing, but excellent and extensive Nordic trail networks make it a top-class cross-country ski destination as well. Start at the Nordic center of the ski area, where an instructional area and a series of non-intimidating training loops adjoin the centre’s lavish clubhouse. […]

New store in Old Town Alexandria offers ...

Photo courtesy of Shop Made in Virginia. After opening six stores dedicated to DC-based manufacturers, Shop Made in DC partners Stacey Price and Michael Babin are looking to neighboring Virginia. The Shop Made team unveiled a website during the pandemic dedicated to Commonwealth artisans. He evolved into brick and mortar Boutique Made in Virginia, which […]