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JASPER AND WHITE COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces work will resume this week on I-65 in Jasper and White Counties, between the 197 to the 207 mile marker, weather permitting.  Nighttime lane closures will be limited between the hours of 7 p.m. until…

It’s Christmas in March at the Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District! What’s being delivered here next week is big, shiny, and red; but it’s not Ole Saint Nick.  It’s a roller crimper!  

FAIR OAKS — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man at a rural residence near the town of Fair Oaks on Wednesday night, March 15. Evidence and testimonies indicated that this man attacked his mother and two siblings in the presence of a child, and then allegedly stopped them fr…

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DEMOTTE — Despite the construction going on next door, the Leestma Healthcare in the Hillside Plaza continues to offer patients the same family are it has offered for over 30 years. The office is expanding into the space that was once occupied by Fase-Kaluf Appliances, with an additional fiv…

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WHEATFIELD – The boys and girls of the Kankakee Valley Middle School Swim Team closed-out their short season with a loss to the always tough Twin Lakes. The young Kougars dropped the meet 125 points to 57 on Thursday, March 16.

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WHEATFIELD – In a sure sign that spring is almost here, the Kankakee Valley winter sports teams and Individuals were honored on Tuesday, March 14th for their performances both on and off the c…

Wheatfield – On Tuesday, March 7, yet another Kankakee Valley student signed their letter of intent to continue their athletic endeavors at the collegiate level. Kougar Football and basketball…

West Lafayette – On Saturday, March 11th, the Lady Kougars Track team travelled south to Purdue to run in the Hoosier State Relays, held in historic Lambert Fieldhouse on the Purdue University…

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Wheatfield – The Kankakee Valley Middle School Swim team swamped the competition 125 – 52 last Thursday, March 9th with a resounding win over the visiting Michigan City. In Middle School swimm…

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Quick Draw Evening" game were:

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Four-Evening" game were:

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Three-Evening" game were:

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FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — A rare English Longhorn calf has joined Conner Prairie's livestock herds following a successful embryo transfer.

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame is giving its top award to the founder of a Los Angeles-based gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program.

The death of two-and-a-half-month old Wheatfield infant, Ayden Zylstra has been ruled a homicide by the Cook County, Illinois Medical Examiner’s Office.

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WHEATFIELD — A Wheatfield couple were charged with child neglect as well as several drug-related felonies on Saturday as part of an investigation that began after an infant was allegedly injur…

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WHEATFIELD — On Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 at approximately 2:36 a.m., the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a possible heroin overdose on County Road 50 West, just south of the …

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DEMOTTE — The DeMotte Police Department was called to the scene of a physical fight between two adult males Monday afternoon at approximately 3 p.m. The department responded to an address in t…

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WHEATFIELD — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men who were involved in a bar fight on New Year’s Day in Wheatfield.

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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated $3 billion worth of investments in Jordan.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu — the ability to place orders at some shops.

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BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers, and expand commercial cooperation.

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BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines agrees to buy $200 million stake in China Southern Airlines, expand business cooperation.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to b…

As Melissa Tucker put it, there is no magic wand she or any of the employees at the Alzheimer’s Association—Greater Illinois Chapter can wave to cure dementia.

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It was at age 5, as everyone else was mulling kindergarten and ditching the training wheels on their bikes, that Brryan Jackson's mother, Jennifer Jackson, and the many Central Illinois relatives around her began noticing strange things going on with Brryan's body.

After working 11 years as a registered nurse, Ann O’Donnell decided to apply to medical school to become a doctor.

This week started out with a change of the season and beautiful weather to cheer everyone up. Soon, if not already, we will see life popping out of the ground again. I know my spring flowers have been peeping out of the ground for a couple of weeks.

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The Discovery School is holding a Kids Walk for Type 1 Diabetes, March 29 in honor of their student, Jager Thornton. The walk aims to raise awareness of the lesser-known diabetes type.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump's proposed budget, nonprofits and local officials say.

BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister says the body of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still in the country, dismissing reports that the remains of Kim Jong Nam were about to be flown out of the country as part of diplomatic negotiations.

In the evening, when my head feels like it is still spinning from the adventures of the day, sitting outside and enjoying the night helps me to unwind. Even during this cold time of year, bundling up and sitting outside sends waves of relaxation through me when I see the stars and hear the c…

Physical issues curbed my enthusiasm and ability to hunt much this year. I don’t have many brand new hunting stories. However, a good thing about hunting stories is they never grow old as long as you are telling the tales to new people. So here’s one of mine from yesteryear and like all good…

Seasonal snow is an important part of Earth’s climate system. Snow cover helps regulate the temperature of the Earth’s surface, and once that snow melts, the water helps fill rivers and reservoirs in many regions of the world, especially the western United States.  About 98 percent of the Ea…