Get Alerts »
Brush fire scorches behind Waipahu School
The Droppin' of the Carp – Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
In Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the carp master, from The Droppin' of the Carp, ceremoniously lowers Lucky, a frozen 25 - 30 lb. carp recently caught in the Mississippi River, 110-feet into a wooden cradle during a countdown to midnight. Attended by more than 2,500 people, residents are encouraged to kiss the carp for good luck. The Droppin' of the Carp also includes three hours of live family-friendly entertainment, a bon fire, music, and fireworks. After the carp drops, attendees recite the "Pledge of Allegiance" and a sing-along to "God Bless America."
If you cannot make it to New York City for New Year’s Eve in Times Square, TripAdvisor editors identified events throughout the country that offer revelers unique ways to usher in the New Year.
Hawaiian Airlines says a flight from Kahului to Oakland had to return to Maui Friday morning due to an odor in the cabin.
Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore: After a night of relatively peaceful protests, the city lifted its curfew, the National Guard is preparing its exit and a mall that had been a flashpoint in the riots has been reopened.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.