I used a modified form of the Gilder/Levin IR to make the header on my page a link as well. The page is here:

http://www.msue.msu.edu/emergency/new/1minute.html

Everything works just fine, images off you still see text, etc.

My only question now (and I've been playing around with it a bit), is whether or not I can get the actual text to be a link in the case of a user having CSS turned off.

Here's my xhtml:

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      <h2 class="sectionhead">1-Minute Tips Archive</h2>
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        <p>This area allows you to access previous 1-Minute Tip messages. All 
          documents are in Microsoft Word format. Also, the documents are listed 
          in the order of most recent first.</p>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/hurricanes07sep04.doc" target="_blank">Hurricanes</a> 
            (Tue, 07 Sep 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/extensionassistance26aug04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Extension Assistance after Storm Events</a> (Thu, 26 Aug 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/criticalbloodshortage06jul04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Critical Blood Shortage</a> (Tue, 06 Jul 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/animalbiosecurity14jun04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Animal Biosecurity When Exhibiting at Fairs</a> (Mon, 14 Jun 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/morefloodresourcesfromeden09Jun04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            More Flood Resources from EDEN</a> (Wed, 09 Jun 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/floodingandwinddamageinthemid-west24May04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Flooding and Wind Damage in the Mid-West</a> (Mon, 24 May 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/wildfireseasonpart320apr04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Wildfire Season Part 3</a> (Tue, 20 Apr 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/michiganwildfirefactorfiction14apr04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Wildfire Season Part 2</a> (Wed, 14 Apr 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/wildfireseasonpart102apr04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Wildfire Season Part 1</a> (Fri, 02 Apr 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/ricin12feb04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Ricin</a> (Thu, 12 Feb 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/whatcausesmadcow16jan04.doc" target="_blank"> 
            BSE Part 2</a> (Fri, 16 Jan 2004)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/bsepart127dec03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            BSE Part 1</a> (Sat, 27 Dec 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/1-minutetipsnowarchived18dec03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            1-Minute Tips Now Archived</a> (Thu, 02 Dec 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/usdacountyemergencyboards02dec03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            USDA County Emergency Boards</a> (Tue, 02 Dec 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/californiawildfires28oct03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            California Wildfires</a> (Tue, 28 Oct 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/msuestafftraining17oct03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            MSUE Staff Training</a> (Fri, 17 Oct 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/familyemergencykits29aug03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Family Emergency Kits</a> (Fri, 29 Aug 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/northeastpoweroutage14aug03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Northeast Power Outage</a> (Thu, 14 Aug 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/methlabsincreasing21jul03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Meth Labs</a> (Mon, 21 Jul 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/communicatingduringdisasterevents09jul03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Disaster Communication</a> (Wed, 09 Jul 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/whatifred20may03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            What if Red?</a> (Tue, 20 May 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/2003michiganwildfirestatistics25apr03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            2003 Wildfire Stats</a> (Fri, 25 Apr 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/newmsueemergencymanagementwebsite16apr03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            New MSUE Emergency Management Web Site</a> (Wed, 16 Apr 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/wildfire06apr03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Wildfire Media Packet on the Way to MSUE Offices</a> (Sun, 06 Apr 
            2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/protectingfoodsystem18mar03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Protecting Food System</a> (Tue, 18 Mar 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/threatconditionlowered27feb03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Threat Condition Lowered</a> (Thu, 27 Feb 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/whotocontact21feb03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Who to Contact</a> (Fri, 21 Feb 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/end11feb03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Exotic Newcastle Disease</a> (Tue, 11 Feb 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/columbia03feb03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Columbia</a> (Mon, 03 Feb 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/westnilevirus20jan03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            West Nile Virus</a> (Mon, 20 Jan 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/additioninfoonportablegenerators13jan03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Additional Information About Portable Generators</a> (Mon, 13 Jan 
            2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/portablegeneratorspart213jan03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Portable Generators Part 2</a> (Mon, 13 Jan 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/portablegeneratorspart102jan03.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Portable Generators Part 1</a> (Thu, 02 Jan 2003)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/riverice15dec02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            River Ice</a> (Sun, 15 Dec 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/drivewayaccess06dec02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Driveway Access</a> (Fri, 06 Dec 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/shut-offs19nov02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Shut-Offs</a> (Tue, 19 Nov 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/agrisecurity04nov02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Agrisecurity</a> (Mon, 04 Nov 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/appresolved23sep02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            App Resolved</a> (Mon, 23 Sep 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/hstraining18sep02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            HS Training</a> (Wed, 18 Sep 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/msueand9-1111sep02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            MSU and 9/11</a> (Wed, 11 Sep 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/completeurl19jul02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Complete URL</a> (Fri, 19 Jul 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/nationalextensionstaffsurvey18jul02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            National Extension Staff Survey</a> (Thu, 18 Jul 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/firewise12jul02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Firewise</a> (Fri, 12 Jul 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/givingblood27jun02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Giving Blood</a> (Thu, 27 Jun 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/imagine02jun02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Imagine</a> (Sun, 02 Jun 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/Small%20Pox.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Small Pox</a> (Tue, 21 May 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/Tornado%20-%20Part%20IV.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Tornados Part 4</a> (Wed, 15 May 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/tornados-partiii12may02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Tornados Part 3</a> (Sun, 12 May 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/Tornados%20-%20Part%20II.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Tornadoes Part 2</a> (Thu, 09 May 2002)</li>
          <li><a href="http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/emergency/EM%20Tips/tornados-parti07may02.doc" target="_blank"> 
            Tornadoes Part 1</a> (Tue, 07 May 2002)</li>
        </ul>
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And here's the CSS for the relevant portion:

HTML Code:
/* Header Portion */
	
h1#title {
	width: 760px;
	height: 100px;
	position: relative;
	margin-bottom: 0px;
	}
	
h1#title span{
	background-image: url(images/header.jpg);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	position: absolute;
	width: 100%;
	height: 100%;
	}
	
h1#title a {
	background-image: url(images/header.jpg);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	position: absolute;
	width: 100%;
	height: 100%;
	z-index: 1;
	}
(That extra CSS for the span is used when I don't want the header to link... such as on the home page, so instead I use a span)

Thanks for any help.