Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 6:08 PM EDT Jun 15, 2019 Another commitment rolls in for Michigan State football. One day after getting a verbal pledge from defensive lineman Kyle King, another member of the class of 2020 has made it Twitter official for the Spartans. Wheaton (Ill.) Warrenville South kicker Jack Olsen posted on social media on Saturday afternoon his intention to play college football for MSU. "... I would like to thank Coach (Mark) Dantonio and Coach (Shayne) Graham for putting your trust in me, I am 100% committed to Michigan State. #GoGreen," Olsen wrote. There is no star-rating for Olsen, a 5-foot-11, 170-pounder who had offers from Army, Illinois State, Indiana and Miami (Ohio), according to 247Sports. Olsen is sixth player to commit to MSU for the class of 2020 and the first special teamer. According to the spring roster, the Spartans have three kickers – junior Matt Coghlin and sophomores Tyler Hunt and Cole Hahn. There was no … [Read more...] about Michigan State gets commitment from 2020 kicker Jack Olsen
By Peggy O’Hare Updated 2:01 pm CDT, Monday, May 27, 2019 Friends and family of Nichol Olsen gathered at Raymond Russell Park today to release balloons in celebration of what would have been her 38th birthday. Olsen was shot to death almost five months ago with her two daughters, Alexa Denice Montez, 16, and London Sophia Bribiescas, 10, at a luxury home near Leon Springs. less Friends and family of Nichol Olsen gathered at Raymond Russell Park today to release balloons in celebration of what would have been her 38th birthday. Olsen was shot to death almost five months ago with her ... more Photo: Peggy O'Hare Photo: Peggy O'Hare Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 Friends and family of Nichol Olsen gathered at Raymond Russell Park today to release balloons in … [Read more...] about Nichol Olsen’s birthday celebrated by family and friends
Fred. Olsen's flagship, the Balmoral, will wear a patchwork livery to support Elmer's Big Parade - Suffolk Picture: FRED. OLSEN Archant As they mark their 30th anniversary, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have unveiled their new-look Balmoral ship in support of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Elmer campaign. Fred. Olsen are one of the biggest global cruise liner companies and this year they are throwing their weight behind Elmer’s Big Parade - Suffolk, which is organised by the Ipswich-based hospice.The travel company are one of the 55 sponsors behind the elephants that will make up the summer trail and staff have been raising additional funds for the hospice - which also celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.But their latest bid to support the cause blows everything else out of the water! Their flagship Balmoral has been re-painted with the signature Elmer patchwork design as part of the company’s continual improvement programme.The vibrant pattern was chosen by Peter Deer, … [Read more...] about What do you make of the new-look Balmoral from Fred. Olsen?
Harland & Wolff for sale as Norwegian owner Fred Olsen instigates restructuring process BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Harland & Wolff is up for sale as its Norwegian parent company Fred Olsen carries out a major restructuring. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/harland-wolff-for-sale-as-norwegian-owner-fred-olsen-instigates-restructuring-process-37646170.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37646515.ece/4e5b4/AUTOCROP/h342/lff-_2_-_Read-Only_.jpg Email Harland & Wolff is up for sale as its Norwegian parent company Fred Olsen carries out a major restructuring. The former shipbuilder behind the Titanic has diversified into renewable energy installations since the last ship sailed out of its famous yard in 2003. The decline of shipbuilding has also been marked by a steady fall in employee numbers from as many as 30,000 in the 1930s to around 100 today. A sale would mark one of the biggest corporate transactions in Northern … [Read more...] about Harland & Wolff for sale as Norwegian owner Fred Olsen instigates restructuring process
“OH LORD, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?” Janis Joplin’s classic anthem is whirling around in my mind as our guide, Ursula, takes us to see Mannheim’s top attraction — the world’s first car. Built in the German city in 1886 by Karl Benz, it could move at ten miles an hour, but the safety- conscious authorities made him drive it so slowly he was overtaken by horse carriages. It probably didn’t help that Benz lost control of his first vehicle in a test drive and careered into a wall. The car had three wheels, ran on a four-stroke engine, was open to the wind and rain, and must have been uncomfortable but that didn’t worry his enterprising wife Berta. Early one morning in 1888, she crept out of the house with her two sons, cranked up the engine of his Model III version — a posh number with powered rear wheels — and drove it 60 miles to the Black Forest to prove it worked. It took them a whole day to get there. The … [Read more...] about Fred Olsen cruise boasts three countries, two rivers and plenty of delicious food