Colorado Springs native Dave Mansfield tours with, plays in and lives for The Roxy Suicide and The Mansfields. The two local favorites — whose influences...
Mansfield church marks 100 years
Mansfield's United Protestant Church celebrated its centennial Sept. 26-27 with a special observance, video presentation, devotional service and fellowship.
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How to Find a Diamond in Arkansas
A teenage visitor found a 3.85-carat gem at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, where the rule is "finders keepers."
How to Tell if a Diamond is Real
Finding out whether or not your diamond is real is a tantalizing proposition — do you want to know without a doubt? Most curious citizens turn to a professional jeweler in order to suss it out. But you don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to t...
Why Are Diamonds So Hard?
Diamonds are famously known for being one of the hardest substances on earth – we know you’ve heard the rumor that a real diamond can cut glass. But do you know why diamonds are so hard? We at GIA have spent a lot of time studying diamonds – we thought it’d be fun to share …
Why Buyers Shunned the World’s Largest Diamond
At 1,109 carats, big as a tennis ball, the world’s largest uncut diamond was expected to shatter records at a June Sotheby’s auction. How did the dazzling stone go unsold? An exclusive reveals what went wrong.
How Diamonds Shape Up
When it comes to diamonds, most consumers tend to use the words “cut” and “shape” interchangeably. But for diamond professionals, there is a big difference. Diamond Shape refers to the outline of the stone (pear, oval, round, etc.). Diamond cut refers to a stone’s facet arrangement. So a shape can be faceted in a variety …
Almost 40 Years Later, Bob Mould Is Still at the Top of His Game
In 1998, Bob Mould was ready to walk away from the guitar-driven music that had become his calling card. The Last Dog and Pony Show,...
How to Select a Diamond
How do I select a diamond? What you need to know about diamond buying. The difference between diamonds as an investment, engagement rings, or as accents.
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Game On: Week 10 Athlete of the Week
Mark, Tom and John break down their athlete of the week picks. Moorestown field hockey player Lauren Pickul, Rancocas Valley football player Danny Kondras,
How to Sell Your Diamond and Maximize Value
This is unfamiliar territory for most people, so to minimize risk and maximize value we offer clients the following advice: The internet is full of com...
How to Sell Your Diamonds
No matter the reason you decide to sell your diamond, when and how you go about selling diamonds can have an impact on how profitable the sale is...
Mansfield recycling costs increasing: Tip of a trashy iceberg?
MANSFIELD — Officials received a letter recently from trash and recycling contractor Waste Management warning that the town could soon be paying more for waste recycling because of changes in
How to Choose a Diamond
Feel the love: Altius and Monterey Bay win spot among America's 100 most romantic restaurants
MONTEREY — A lawsuit testing the enforcement process the city of Monterey uses to cite violators of its short-term rental ban can easily be summed up in one word: unique. According to a lawsu…
What makes diamonds so expensive
J. Anthony here in front of the lighthouse at Lighthouse Point in downtown Neenah on beautiful Lake Winnebago this summer day to answer a question. And the question is, "Why are diamonds so expensive?" First off, diamonds are extremely rare. They're only located in certain parts of the planet, usually in remote areas like north of the Arctic Circle or out in Siberia or off the coast of South Africa. Intensive mining operations to get those crystals. Now, diamonds have thousands of grading…
Students at Mansfield's John Hydock Elementary School adopt 20 gorillas
Mansfield second-grade students were inspired to fundraise for gorillas after a story meant to teach reading comprehension sparked their compassion