Wedding Wire magazine recognized the local hotel for its excellence in wedding planning as a “Bride’s Choice for 2013.” The award recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals nationwide.
Members of Steps Dance Studio are heading south this month to compete in the National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Fla. The dancers, part of the Elite Poms program at the Aurora dance school, earned a spot in the championship after qualifying at a regional competition in November. | Submitted
Former basketball player Dennis Rodman sits at a news conference at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Rodman will be inducted into the Hall on Friday. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)