Obituaries

Joyce A. Zender of St. Peter and formerly of Lake Crystal died, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato, after a 6 month battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a Celebration of Joyce's Life will be held at a future date to be announced. Memor…

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As the search continues for Colorado missing woman Suzanne Moorman Morphew, residents of her hometown of Alexandria are placing yellow bows as a visible show of support to the family.

Now more than ever, it’s important to eat healthy, nutrient-rich meals that boost our immunity and our mood. It also helps if our meals are not only delicious, but also relatively easy to prepare without overwhelming. We’re talking less stress, folks, while nourishing and providing enticing dinner options that give us something to look forward to at the end of each day.

Gardening is always a popular hobby in the Midwest as the region provides some of the most fertile soil in the United States. But this year, the general interest in gardening has skyrocketed. Whether people are more concerned with food supply or just have more time on their hands, gardens are popping up throughout the region.

We’ve been baking crazy from being isolated at home with little to do. One survey said the number one item Americans have been baking is banana bread. That’s because most of us buy more bananas than we will eat and we hate to see them go to waste.

JEFFERSONVILLE — A woman who brought the University of Louisville men’s basketball team into question with her 2015 expose ‘Breaking Cardinal Rules,’ is facing new theft charges in Clark County.

Anyone who is a regular reader of this column or who knows me personally is aware of the fact that I love smoked Boston butt pulled pork sandwiches. But, at the urging of our most senior child, Emily, who lives in San Diego, I gave a recipe she sent me a shot this past weekend, along with her suggested tweaks. And let’s just say smoked pork now has a new and serious competitor. And shockingly, even though this is the first time we have fixed this dish, carnitas have epically and officially penetrated the “Lobeck Top 10” family recipe list.

Ryan Kelly was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2019, and the 26-year-old center has fully established himself as a leader on one of the NFL’s strongest offensive lines.

With 2020 hindsight, a decade from now, we will want to look back not in anger and anxiety, but in relief and recognition that we struggled past the present precipice and worked for a better world.

Indiana junior running back Stevie Scott III was on his way to a second straight 1,000-yard rushing season when a late-season injury derailed those hopes.

Over the past few months, we’ve grown used to digging through our pantries for dinner inspiration.

A year after Andrew Luck’s sudden retirement, the Indianapolis Colts will start over at quarterback with a 38-year-old who boasts potential Hall of Fame credentials.

We are in week number six of the coronavirus lockdown here in Michigan. A time in our life that will never be forgotten. The fact that we are having a few days of rainy weather doesn’t do much to improve the mood. But oh how much more we appreciate those nice sunny days! We cannot control the weather so we accept what God sends and try to do our best!