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    Come winter, many lakes and rivers can start to freeze over, presenting a beautiful, but potentially deadly situation. Here's what you need to know about ice safety.

    Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, has died at 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press on Thursday night that his father had been hospitalized for the past three weeks and had several medical issues, and ultimately succumbed to kidney failure. Packer’s broadcasting career coincided with the growth of college basketball. He worked as analyst or color commentator on every Final Four from 1975 to 2008.

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    Children lose an average of two months of reading skills over the summer months. Children from low-income families suffer the biggest learning loss over the school break. To combat this backslide in reading skills, many Montana public libraries host summer reading programs designed to provid…

    Situations where families require food assistance “don’t always look like what you think they look like,” says Sara Brown. She should know. The single mother of three found herself in need of food assistance in Livingston following a divorce after 13 years of marriage. The college-educated w…

    The San Francisco 49ers will play at the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for the right to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Much of the focus will be on the two young quarterbacks, Philadelphia's Jalen Hurts and San Francisco's Brock Purdy, with everyone watching to see how they will handle the pressure of the moment. Hurts and Purdy have been here before. Not in the NFC championship game, ...

    After the divisional round of the NFL postseason concluded Sunday, only four teams remain in the hunt for the Super Bowl title. For the rest of the league, it’s on to the offseason and the 2023 draft. Here are The Baltimore Sun’s projections for the first round, which begins April 27 in Kansas City. — Notes: The order for picks 29-31 are projected. The Miami Dolphins forfeited their ...

    BOSTON — Light rain cut through a thick, gray fog choking Foxboro when Bill O’Brien walked into Patriots headquarters Monday to end the team’s search for its next offensive coordinator. O’Brien’s second interview was his final step toward a long-awaited reunion with the franchise that launched his NFL career. Soon, he would be hailed as the savior of an offense in need of resurrection. Because ...

    PHILADELPHIA — When Matt Leo thinks of his only college game against Jalen Hurts, his belief in Brock Purdy is what overshadows everything else. Leo, the Eagles practice-squad defensive end, doesn’t remember many of the moments that determined the 42-41 Oklahoma win in which his current team’s quarterback outdueled his college quarterback, try as he may for the reporters circled around him. ...

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