Milwaukee police say missing 3-year-old boy found dead

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said they have found 3-year-old Major Harris dead Thursday afternoon in an alley near 35th Street and Rohr Avenue. "With a heavy heart, I'd like to pass that we have found Major Harris, unfortunately, deceased at North 35th Street and West Rohr. This is an ongoing investigation. This is something that is very fluid at this time. My heart and my condolences go out to the family," Acting Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said.
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RETIRED TEACHERS ENJOYED THEIR FIRST MEETING SINCE THE COVID OUTBREAK IN MARCH OF 2020. The LCRT met on September 27, 2021, at the LC Public Library. It was a very informative meeting. Sharon Kinner explained that the group was now giving a second scholarship, along with the one that is given annually, to a deserving senior who plans to go into the teaching field. The new scholarship is a “Non-Traditional Scholarship,” which will be given to a student who has been out of school and is going back to college to acquire a teaching degree.

You'll Win 'Grandkid Of The Year' With These Adorable Gifts

When it comes to the holidays, you can never forget about your sweet grandparents. For this unique gift-giving situation, it's important to make sure you have time to shop for a meaningful gift, especially if you're trying to win "Best Grandkid Of The Year". After all, the days of asking your own ‘rents what to get the family’s head honchos are over (that’s cheating!), so what’s a grandkid to do? Don’t worry—this list has your back. Grandparents and the grandparent figures in your life are truly one-of-a-kind. No relationship is quite like the one you have with them, so the pressure to step up your gifting game is real this holiday season—especially if you're competing with a slew of siblings and cousins. But, first things first. Think about their current lifestyle, hobbies, and loves (besides spoiling you, of course). If everyone tends to congregate at their place for the big holiday dinner, you might opt for something like an air fryer or electric mixer. And if they're hip to it, this list has techie options too, like a sleek smart watch or smart digital picture frame. There's even a DNA test that's bound to add to their roster of family history lessons. At the end of the day, it’s really the thought that counts. The grandparent or grandparent figure in your life adores you, and you probably know you could do no wrong in their mind. So, don’t feel too much pressure to find the perfect gift (though with this list, you will). Whatever you choose, it’ll bring a big ol’ smile to their faces during the holidays. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best gifts for grandparents, from the top-rated, never-go-wrong gifts to the unique, I-didn’t-think-of-that presents.

Community invited to get a look at Hall Schools' Agribusiness Center

About this time last year, the Hall County School Board was laying out plans to purchase a 51-acre tract of land on Cleveland Highway so the school district could build a working farm for students interested in an agriculture study pathway. On Saturday, Oct. 23 community members are invited to see for themselves what the district has done on that property in the North Hall area.
El Defensor Chieftain

Anaya would like to see more activities for kids

Bernice Anaya is a long time bus driver for the Socorro School District with her main route being to drive the special needs students. Is special needs children your only role as a bus driver?. No. I also drive various athletics and activities. I drive the new “blue bus” for...

How do you know if you’re ready to have children?

Even if you know you want children and have found the right person to have them with, the decision of when to have them can feel extremely complex.Between the financial implications of raising a family, the very real impact having a baby can have on women’s careers, the pressure to ‘achieve everything you want to achieve’ or have all the fun you can before a baby knocks your life sideways  – and balancing all of that against the eye-roll inducing reminder of our ‘body clocks’, it’s no wonder it’s overwhelming.And then there’s the small issue of feeling emotionally ready to...
News Channel Nebraska

Elizabeth "Betty" Post

Elizabeth “Betty” Post left this earth on October 21, 2021. She was greeted at the doors of Heaven by her beloved husband, Ralph. Betty was born on May 13, 1945 to Ernest and Delores Pick in Adrian, MN. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and later graduated from Worthington High School in 1963. She married Sidney K. Pletan and moved to Minneapolis where their daughter, Lila was born. They then moved to Riverton, WY and welcomed their son, Shawn, and later moved to Beatrice and welcomed their second daughter, Sheila. In 1979, Betty married Ralph G. Post and she and her children joined him and his children, Greg, Vicki, and Bill on a dairy farm between Wymore and Liberty. Betty was employed by Alco, Montgomery Wards and First National Bank before retiring at Beatrice State Developmental Center after 15 years.

Salvation Army to kick off Angel Tree fundraiser

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The holidays are around the corner, and the Salvation Army is making sure they do everything they can to make this holiday season happy for families in need. The Salvation Army will be opening registration for the Angel Tree program, which will help more than 1,000...

Small Changes Make a Big Splash

How this organization is helping you be more accountable. You may not realize that Kentuckiana serves as a central hub for numerous organizations focused on aging well, one of which is the Trager Institute, a nonprofit affiliated with the University of Louisville. “Our philosophy is that we can flourish as we age; aging is an opportunity, not a disease,” says Mona Huff, a community health education coordinator at Trager.
Petoskey News-Review

How will we support our youngest victims of COVID?

It’s one of the true costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. While we tend to focus on metrics such as hospitalizations and deaths, the ripple effects of this pandemic are now starting to come into view. It’s our children who are some of the worst victims. Just this month, a study...

Helping kids through the grieving process and how grief can be good

A new study published this month in the Journal of Pediatrics estimates that more than 140,000 children in the United States have lost a parent, grandparent, or caregiver to COVID-19. The majority of these children come from racial and ethnic minority groups. So how can we help children going through the grieving process? Kate Atwood has some ideas. Atwood is a founder of Kate's Club, a Georgia-based nonprofit that works to help children deal with death.
Culpeper Star Exponent

RABBI ROSE: One is born an individual; One becomes a statistic

Since the start of the pandemic, we have been inundated with numbers and statistics meant to help interpret the unfolding disaster around us. Thanks to our news outlets we’ve seen graphs and charts updated daily, weekly, monthly, breaking down numbers of cases and deaths; vaccination rates by location, the lack of ICU beds in hard hit rural America, and charted and graphed the over 1,700 healthcare workers who have died of COVID-19 so far.