Consumers' desire for local, organic food drives online grocery business
Just a few years ago, consumers who were fervent about eating locally-grown and organic foods had to head out to the nearest Whole Foods or farmers market. Now all it takes is a few swipes of the mouse at an online grocer like Door to Door Organics, Relay Foods or AmazonFresh.
When did sunscreen get so complicated?
Summer is almost here, which means it's time for picnics, pool parties, and every parent's favorite pastime: chasing after your kid with the sunscreen bottle. But what's arguably more arduous than slathering lotion onto a screaming 3-year-old is choosing the right sunscreen.
How to shield calls, chats, browsing from surveillance
If you have followed the startling revelations about the scope of the U.S. government's surveillance efforts, you may have thought you were reading about the end of privacy. But even when faced with the most ubiquitous of modern surveillance, there are ways to keep your communications away from prying eyes.
- Nicole Kelly wins Miss Iowa CLINTON -- Nicole Kelly of Keokuk won the 2013 Miss Iowa crown Saturday. The candidates from Clinton did not grab the crown, but they did not walk away empty handed. Miss Johnson County Taylor Wiebers, of Clinton, received the Miracle Maker award fro
- New schedule for holiday collection CLINTON -- The city of Clinton will no longer conduct garbage collection on Saturdays. Collection will be conducted differently during a holiday week. If a holiday falls on a Monday, then Monday and Tuesday's routes will be collected on Tuesday. Sub
- Property owner faces fine conform to sale guidelines DEWITT -- Mike Eckhart, previous owner of property at 221 E. Second St., addressed the DeWitt City Council concerning an infrastructure issue on the property. Eckhart sold the property in 2012 without consolidating the two lots involved or separatin
- School board sets guidelines FULTON, Ill. -- Students and faculty in the River Bend School District can soon expect changes to school policy involving social media and communication. Board members met Wednesday to discuss the policy and what needed to be amended for the upcomin
- 22 maps outline America's linguistic differences Not everyone in the continental U.S. agrees on how to pronounce "caramel," or whether to use "soda, pop or coke." A series of maps created by Joshua Katz, a Ph.D student at NC State University illustrate these differences.
Residents prep for summer night event
FULTON, Ill. -- The fifth annual Fulton Summer Nights event will start June 13 at the Windmill area. The theme for the June 13 event is "Taste of Fulton." It will feature food and beverages from many local restaurants and businesses. Some of the
After tests, Lululemon yoga pants return to shelves
The company is restocking its Luon black yoga pants in stores and online after they were pulled in March for being too sheer, Lululemon said Monday on its website.
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