Program encourages protection of Michigan’s grasslands
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A new program is designed to protect Michigan's disappearing grasslands, which are now among the rarest wildlife habitat types in the world.
The state Department of Natural Resources is teaming with Pheasants Forever and other groups on the Adopt-A-Game-Area program.
Area writer goes ‘backstage’ with celebrities
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — For nearly 40 years, Hastings resident Kent Theesen had been gathering stories for his recently released book, "Backstage Behind the Curtain." He just wasn't aware they would end up in print.
John Carpenter, "Anthology (Movie Themes 1974-1998)":
Minimal music designed to create maximum unease: That is the guiding principle for John Carpenter, composer and synth guy. This collection pulls the cult filmmaker and musician's themes from the likes of "Halloween" and "The Fog," as well as some lesser eeries, like "The Pork Chop Express" from "Big Trouble in Little China."
Hunters can apply for limited-license turkey seasons
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hunters have until Feb. 1 to apply for participation in one of Michigan's limited-license spring turkey seasons.
The 2017 spring season runs from April 17 through May 31, with several periods to choose from. The Spring Turkey Digest explains regulations, season dates and hunt units.
An application is required for a limited-license hunt.
Al Stewart returns to Hartford’s Infinity Music Hall
Al Stewart is a colorful storyteller. The Scottish singer-songwriter, who grew up in England, left school at 16 to play guitar. Along the way to stardom, he hung out with Cat Stevens and Paul Simon, even sharing a London flat with Simon in 1965.He was in the room with Simon and Art Garfunkel when they learned “The Sounds of Silence” was a hit. They soon left to pursue careers in the United States, while he kept at his craft until he, too, achieved international success with tunes such as his...