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    Death notice: Frances Marie Winkeler

    by  • September 12, 2014 • Obituaries

    BARTELSO — Frances Marie Winkeler, 92, of Bartelso, died Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Carlyle Healthcare Center, where she was a resident since December 2010. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso, with Fr. James Buerster officiating. Interment will follow in St....

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    Death notice: Gertrude I. Voss

    by  • September 12, 2014 • Obituaries

    BREESE — Gertrude I. Voss, 92, of Breese, died Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Breese Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 15, 2014, at Moss Funeral Home in Breese, with Deacon Bob Lippert officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese. Visitation will be from...

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    Many reasons why women stay in abusive relationships

    by  • September 12, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — You’ve probably seen the hashtags on social media: #whyistayed and #whyileft. They have to do with domestic violence. Pro football’s Ray Rice has been caught on video beating his fiancée. She’s now his wife. Angela Bertoni, chief executive of a Springfield women’s shelter says Women who leave their batterers are at 75...

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    Toyota recalls 130k trucks for air bag defect

    by  • September 12, 2014 • News

    Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. The recall affects Crew-Max and Double Cab versions in the U.S. from the 2014 model year. The company says the trim covering the center pillars behind the front seats may have been installed...

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    1.2 million smoke detectors recalled

    by  • September 12, 2014 • News

    More than 1 million Kidde smoke alarms are being recalled because they might not alert residents to a fire. The Kidde smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms are hard-wired into a home’s electric system. In the recall notice posted Thursday, the consumer product safety commission said the alarms could fail to work following...

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