The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 10:33 AM

Do you still use the word “supper?” I use it less now than when I was growing up in Minnesota. Most every night during the ’50s and early ’60s, our family would sit around a Formica kitchen table eating supper together. The meal was composed of a little meat, a lot of potatoes and seasonal vegetables. In the summer, it was leaf lettuce fresh from the garden drizzled with white vinegar and sprinkled with a little sugar.

Updated at 10:25 AM

While many landowners and land managers recognize the need to control invasive species on their lands, they may not be knowledgeable about the techniques and equipment necessary to control infestations.

Updated at 10:22 AM

Harrisburg firefighters extinguished an early morning house fire Monday at 325 E. Locust St. after police officers roused the residents and got them to safety.

Updated at 10:04 AM

Five ways you can have fun this weekend:

Updated at 10:02 AM

Jackie “Junior” Maness, 75, Opdyke, died 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at his home.

Updated at 10:01 AM

Charles “Chuck” Day, 75, Thompsonville, died 6:34 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at his home.

Updated at 9:59 AM

Gertrude Sally Lampert Owen, 84 of Broughton, died Jan. 19, 2015, in Evansville, Ind.

Updated at 9:55 AM

Gabriella Machelle Stevens, infant daughter of Michael Keith Stevens and Tiffany Renee Feazel, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.

Updated at 9:50 AM

Barbegine M. Smith, age 87 of Decatur, but formerly of Ridgway, died on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Updated at 9:00 AM

An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story.

Updated at 8:52 AM

Shiite rebels in control of Yemen's capital now hold the country's president "captive" at his home, his aides said Wednesday, putting in question who actually rules the Arab world's most-impoverished nation.

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