Beware of Poison Ivy. Know how to spot it, and what to do if you come in contact with it.
Walk away -- Poison Ivy is easy to spot once you learn to recognize its characteristic three leaves with notched edges. The plant usually grows as a ground cover or vine. Wear long pants, long sleeves, gloves and shoes that cover your feet when gardening. Summer is prime poison plant season,…
Helen R. Hess, 85, of Flora and formerly of Porter, died Nov. 12. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hartzel Hess, in 1954.
Flora Akers-Ryan laughs during an interview at her home in Portage on Monday. Akers-Ryan has been battling breast cancer since earlier this year and has been undertaking chemotherapy treatments.
Flora Akers-Ryan and her husband, John Ryan, both Portage police officers, embrace Monday. Flora was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year and is now undertaking chemotherapy with the support of her husband and five children.
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