Thursday, June 23, 2011

Noah's Ark

Johan Huibers is building a life sized Ark. It all started with a dream about a flood in Holland and he decided that he didn't want to take any chances. Ark

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

no insurance? rob a bank...

That's just what James Richard Verone did. He robbed a bank for $1 and then waited for police to arrive. He lost his job and had some serious health issues. Without insurance and not being eligible for public assistance, James felt he had no other option. He's now in jail and getting the medical care that he needs.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

free health screenings

There will be some local stops for this wellness tour. Each person receives about $100 worth of free tests. Anyone is eligible to take advantage of this service. The wellness tour will make a stop in Winona on July 1 and in LaCrosse on July 2. tour info

Saturday, June 18, 2011

"make love, not war"

A picture emerged from the chaos of the Vancouver riots. A couple appears to be kissing in the midst of the riot; positioning themselves between the police and the rioters. Turns out that it wasn't exactly how it looked in the picture. The boyfriend, Scott Jones, was helping his injured girlfriend, Alex Thomas, when they were caught by a photographer. It only took a matter of hours before they were identified and the true story was revealed. kissing couple

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

another hero emerges from the NFL lockout

Leonard Pope is in Georgia instead of at camp in Kansas City. With free time on his hands, he attended a pool party--turns out he was the only adult at the party who knew how to swim. Six-year-old Bryson Moore accidently strayed into the deep end--his mother screamed--Pope took action. He dove into the pool (cell phone and all) and brought the boy to the surface where he handed the child to his mother. He's a hero and just happened to be in the right place at the right time. hero

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Lady Gaga steps out with her sister.

Lady Gaga and 19-year-old sister, Natali Germanotta, on the red carpet. Natali is a college student and tweets about her fairly normal life. She mentions her sister occasionally and makes her admiration known. If they both wore the outragious outfits, they could be twins. Gaga's sister

custody fight on facebook

Facebook is turning into a whole lot more than just a social networking site. Employers, gamers, and now; parents in a custody battle are using it. Angela and David Voelkert were getting a divorce and fighting for custody of their children. Angela created a fake profile of a 17-year-old girl and friended her ex-husband hoping to catch him saying inappropriate things to a minor in order to use it against him in court. David, however, had a plan of his own. He had an affidavit notorized to show that he suspected that this was a fake person and was only trying to use the information gained from this person as defense in court for himself. facebook twist

4-year-old sells painting for thousands

Aelita Andre is an accomplished artist at only 4. She's got her own show in NY and has sold paintings for thousands of dollars. young artist

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Found $17,000--now what?

A craving for a snack led a Chicago-area man to finding $17,000 on the sidewalk. Robert Adams went to an ATM to get cash to buy his usual large horchata and chorizo burrito when he noticed a clear plastic bag with money in it. He first thought that it was a joke and someone would laugh at him. He tried to return it to the bank but it wasn't theirs so he went to the police. He said that he never even considered keeping it. story

9-year-old hero

Kadie Christy took control of the steering wheel after her uncle suffered seizures while driving on US 60 near Mesa AZ. Her quick thinking potentially saved a lot of lives and she has been awarded by the Mesa Fire Department. Her 9-year-old cousin also received an award for calling 911. hero

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Titanic sinks....again!

Mark Wilkinson bought a 16 foot cruiser called the Titanic II. He took it out on it's maiden voyage and.......the boat sank. Wilkinson had to be rescued by the harbourmaster. Titanic II

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Home of Trace Adkins destroyed

Trace was not home at the time. His wife and children were able to escape with no injuries. He had been on his way to Alaska for a performance but returned to Tennessee late Saturday. Unfortunately the home was a total loss. Trace's home

be careful what you post on Facebook

A girl in Hamburg Germany posted about her 16th birthday party on Facebook. She unfortunately forgot to mark it as private and it went out publicly. 1500 guests showed up for her party sending her into hiding. Police had to be called in to control the crowd. Some party goers were detained and others suffered cuts to their feet from broken glass. facebook party

Friday, June 3, 2011

Goodbye Marshal Dillon

James Arness, who played Marshal Dillon on Gunsmoke, passed away on Friday, June 3. He went peacefully in his sleep and left a letter to be read posthumously: "I had a wonderful life and was blessed with ... (so) many loving people and great friends," he wrote.

"I wanted to take this time to thank all of you for the many years of being a fan of Gunsmoke, The Thing, How the West Was Won and all the other fun projects I was lucky enough to have been allowed to be a part of. I had the privilege of working with so many great actors over the years."

My fascination with Miss Kitty has made Gunsmoke and Marshal Dillon near and dear to my heart as well. A great actor...he was 88.