Rock

Rock Co. inmate overcomes demons with pen and paper

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) – A man from Beloit uses a poem about his decades-long battle with drug addiction to inspire others, including his prison mates. Jeremey Duncan was incarcerated in Rock County Jail due to the effects of his addiction. “There’s a big metal door that I have to stare …

Read More »

Rock Entertainment and Kiswe team up to localize esports events in APAC

Global interactive video company Kiswe and content distributor Rock Entertainment Holdings announced a collaboration to locate esports tournaments to broadcast in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Thanks to the partnership, the VALORANT Champions Tour 2021 Stage 3 Final – Challengers Hong Kong / Taiwan will be broadcast live on Rock …

Read More »

Norma Kruse, 80, Rock Rapids | Obituary

ROCK RAPIDS — Norma Jean Kruse, 80, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Rock Rapids Care Center. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 11 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Boyden with Reverend Daniel Baker as celebrant. Interment will …

Read More »

Institutional environments trap geoscientists with disabilities between a rock and a workplace

Credit: Oscar Sutton / Unsplash Inaccessible workplaces, normative departmental cultures and ’empowering’ university systems have all contributed to the continued underrepresentation and exclusion of researchers with disabilities in the geosciences, according to one. article published in Nature Geoscience. The article argues that changes in both workspaces and attitudes are urgently …

Read More »

Rock County Police Arrest Suspect Over Stolen Car Series

June 9, 2021 1:20 AM Shelby evans Posted: June 9, 2021 1:20 AM Elvis Santana / freeimages.com JANESVILLE, Wisconsin – The Rock County Sheriff’s Office arrested a person Tuesday night for suspected auto theft and hit-and-run. Police said on Tuesday they responded to reports of a hit and run at …

Read More »

Rock Girvan captain satisfied with his winning start

By Niall Gartland THE Rock got off to a victorious start last Friday night with a convincing victory away from Strabane, and their seasoned captain Aidan Girvan recognizes the importance of getting points early on the board. The 32-year-old says the influx of young talent into the squad was a …

Read More »

Prepare to rock with Jagger at ‘Wild on the Wall’

A fun family music festival is coming to Carlisle this year and it promises to be a treat for all ages. The Wild on the Wall Festival near Brampton will be held over two nights starting August 6 near Brampton. The festival will see Mick Jagger’s brother Chris Jagger come …

Read More »

Francis masters the rain and wins pole at Lime Rock

The seven-time Trans Am series presented by Pirelli champion Ernie Francis Jr. surprised local favorite Chris Dyson in pouring rain at Lime Rock Park on Friday, winning the Motul Pole Award for Saturday’s Trans Am Memorial Day Classic. Lally joins the Dyson team for Lime Rock Trans Am Trans Am …

Read More »

Rock Creek: baseball and softball make it to Manhattan

THE ROCK (KSNT) – Every player on the Rock Creek baseball team has gone out and declared themselves on the team every year. But, for softball, it’s almost the opposite. For many girls, this is the first time they’ve had a state tournament experience. “Since COVID, we’ve all been shot …

Read More »

Devin Vassell rookie season set to excite Spurs fans

Unlike other members of the young core of Spurs. Devin Vassell has joined the team facing high expectations. As the franchise’s highest draft pick since Tim Duncan and ahead of other scheming players, he had the pressure to show from the start that he was worthy of the pick. At …

Read More »

Scholar Rock receives U.S. FDA expedited designation for apitegromab for treatment of patients with spinal muscular atrophy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Scholar rock (NASDAQ: SRRK), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on treating serious conditions in which protein growth factors play a fundamental role, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Fast Track designation for apitegromab, a selective inhibitor of myostatin …

Read More »

Round Rock celebrates the official opening of Yonders Point

On Friday night, the town of Round Rock unveiled Yonders Point in Old Settlers Park. City officials saidYonders Point, just southwest of the baseball diamonds, will serve as a relaxing retreat in the park which features pergolas with swings, patio seating, a hammock, and lounges. “It’s an exciting day for …

Read More »

Rocks of the Ages | Comstock magazine

Tweet This story is part of our May 2021 issue. To subscribe, click here. Two large boulders greet visitors entering Vacaville’s Consolidated Rock & Mineral Shop – informally known as The Rock Shop – with a hint of goodies inside. Yes, the shop has rocks, and visitors quickly realize what …

Read More »

Bretman Rock Wins Breakthrough Social Star at MTV Awards Without Script

Bretman Rock, the Philippines-born internet sensation and YouTube vlogger, was named the new Breakthrough Social Star at the first-ever MTV Awards: Unscripted Tuesday (Manila time). In his acceptance speech, Bretman said he “never won anything.” “Hey guys, I’ve never prepared a speech before so what I’m about to say isn’t …

Read More »

Flat Rock football team celebrating

FLAT ROCK – The Flat Rock women’s football team had plenty to celebrate on Tuesday. The Rams recorded their first win of the season and spread wealth with seven different girls scoring in an 8-0 rout from Lincoln Park. It was the first goal of the season for six Rams. …

Read More »

Council Rock School Board: 2021 Primary Election Results

NEWTOWN, PA – Polling stations in Pennsylvania closed for Tuesday’s primary election, and voters in Newtown are weighing down candidates for the Council Rock School District school board. Take a look at the candidates running for the Council Rock School Board: Region 3 (Township of Northampton) Region 6 (Township of …

Read More »

NoDAPL Legacy: Anpetu Wi Wind Farm at Standing Rock

Five years have passed since the world saw the Standing Rock Sioux tribe oppose the construction of the Dakota Acess pipeline just north of their tribal territory. And, the pipeline continues to be a source of division to this day. So what’s at stake? Research shows that if the pipeline …

Read More »

Adventures with Alan climbs Pulpit Rock in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS – In our new exclusive Adventures with Alan series, we’ll be traveling southern Colorado week by week to show you thrills and thrills, hidden gems and well-known places. Hiking is one of the best things to experience in southern Colorado. It’s a great way to explore the great …

Read More »

Owl Rock and Dyal merger almost complete

Owl Rock Capital Group and Neuberger Berman The group’s Dyal Capital Partners cleared one of the final hurdles in their ongoing merger with special purpose acquisition firm Altimar Acquisition Corp., according to an SEC filing. On Tuesday, the majority of Altimar shareholders approved the transaction. The two companies announced in …

Read More »

Climate change – CNA

BANGKOK: Some of the world’s oldest and most important rock art, created by ancient civilizations in South Sulawesi, is being destroyed at an alarming rate due to the impacts of climate change. Research by experts at Griffith University Australia and Indonesian scholars shows how the vivid and priceless cave patterns …

Read More »

YWCA Rock County names this year’s Women of Distinction | Local News

The YWCA Rock County announced its winners of the 46th annual Women of Distinction Award on Tuesday. Lanatasha Bell, Director of Inbound Actions for Rock County Human Services. Robin Bye, Beloit School District Student Data Coordinator. Jennie Krajeck, Sales Account Manager for Lamar Outdoor Advertising. Rosamaria Laursen, Educational Leadership Biliteracy …

Read More »

Austin-Round Rock home sales jumped 37% in April, report says

Home sales in the region hit a record for the month of April, increasing 37.2% year over year, while the median selling price rose 41.6% a year to year. AUSTIN, Texas – Another month, another set of real estate record numbers. the Austin Real Estate Board‘(ABoR) April Central Texas Housing …

Read More »

Seminole Hard Rock offering $ 300 job fair bonuses

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (SHR) is looking to fill more than 300 positions at a job fair scheduled for Tuesday, May 25. SHR is looking to hire people locally and is offering signing bonuses of $ 300 that day. The career fair will be held in the …

Read More »

Shining Rock to Open Pre-K in Waynesville | New

In a 7-to-1 vote at a special convened meeting, the Shining Rock Classical Academy school board decided to open a new pre-kindergarten program this fall. The facility will be located on the existing SRCA campus on Dellwood Road. Board member Kelly Lewis opposed the motion. For months, SRCA officials have …

Read More »

Live from the Rock folk festival canceled again

Organizers say there are too many unknowns to safely plan the annual folk festival. RED ROCK, Ont. – The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the three days Live from the rock folk festival for the second year in a row. Organizers made the announcement on Tuesday. “We have been …

Read More »