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“The Daring Ladies of Lowell,” a historical novel by Kate Alcott, would have been a great book to read prior to our visit to Lowell a few years ago. It’s set in the city against a backdrop of brick factory buildings where garment workers, many of them “mill girls,” slaved away for meager wages, in the 1800s, under horrendous conditions.
Mike Wamalwa is a 9-year-old boy whose favorite hobby is reading. He’s one of eight siblings, six living at home in Nairobi, Kenya.
They say most accidents happen in the home. Fortunately, I didn’t fall off a ladder or get a shock changing a light bulb.
Mercy Hospital Washington is accepting applications for its High School Student Volunteer Summer Program. Applicants must be at least 15 years old, be available to volunteer on a weekly basis and must commit to a minimum of 40 total hours for the summer. The deadline for submitting applications is May 16.
Members of the Washington High School Varsity Winter Guard are feeling on top of the world right now, and in a way, they literally are.
Registration is open until Friday, May 30, for Confidently Home Alone, a workshop for children ages 9 to 13 who supervise themselves at home for part of the day.
Looking for a good book to read this weekend? Missourian Book Editor Chris Stuckenschneider has a recommendation or two (or 400) for you.
Longmeadow Rescue Ranch in Union will hold a Spring Fling Family Fun day Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s spring break meets family reunion. That’s how Kathy Kessler describes the annual Augusta Plein-Air Art Festival coming up at the end of the month.
Every eight minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer; and every hour of every day, someone in the United States dies from melanoma.
Jennifer Heigerd isn’t in Kansas anymore. Four years ago the Hays, Kan., resident took a position as an art instructor at East Central College and moved to Washington. She brought an idea along with her.
“This is like finding a treasure map and not knowing how to get the treasure.”
Let springtime blossoms bloom on your dessert plate.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will continue its support and participation of April Showers, a community-wide personal care item drive for families in need.