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I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday… (access required)

Renters can pull a J. Wellington Wimpy when it comes to paying the landlord. Dilly-dalliers, for example, rely on unsigned or bounced checks, incurring fees to stall management’s reckoning. Then there are the excusers. According to the website thelpa.com, tenants ...

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$500M development in North Dakota approved (access required)

WILLISTON, N.D. – The Williams County Commission has narrowly approved a proposed $500 million development on the outskirts of Williston, after debate about the chosen location. The Williston Crossing project proposed by the international real estate company Stropiq is to ...

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Two-dog night, no minimum (access required)

Offerings at the Dog Bark Park Inn include canine-shaped cookies and dog-themed games and books.

If driving through rural Idaho gets you feeling dog tired, it might be time to stop at the Dog Bark Park Inn. It’s easy to find — you can’t miss the two giant Beagles named Sweet Willy and Toby patiently ...

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Dubious décor? (access required)

There’s no accounting for taste. And sometimes, sellers just won’t heed their Realtors’ advice to tone down eccentric interior-design choices. Take for example, the front entrance to a home in Los Angeles. Potential buyers need bring only the top half ...

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Time capsule from 1897 recovered in Asheville

ASHEVILLE – City workers in Asheville have recovered a time capsule from Vance Monument that has been concealed there since 1897 when the monument was constructed and dedicated. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1HhKFin) the capsule was wedged beneath a Masonic ...

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