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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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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ These Indiana lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Four-Midday" game were:

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Three-Midday" game were:

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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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo says it will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over unauthorized accounts. .

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental groups have now filed four lawsuits seeking to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from swapping land for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

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U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Tuesday as investors welcomed a survey showing consumer confidence has climbed to the highest level in more than 16 years. Bank stocks led the broad market rally, which snapped an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average.

Art has always been a means of expression, dialog and dissent.

The adult body has 206 of them, but unless something goes wrong, bones are often ignored.

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.

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LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district reached a settlement Tuesday with the American Civil Liberties Union over what civil rights attorneys contend was a practice of denying older refugee and immigrant students a meaningful education by steering them to alternative high schools.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Investigators say a cockpit voice recorder failed to capture audio of the doomed flight of a light plane that crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall last month killing a pilot and four Americana tourists.

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…