The Instrumental Division of KVHS & KVMS competed Feb. 8 in the ISSMA Solo and Ensemble competition held at KVMS. The schools had students participating in 69 events at the high school and 31 events at the middle school. All Group 1 Solos and Group 1 Ensembles that earned a Gold rating w…

WHEATFIELD — KV Middle School students, along with teacher Dr. Kelly Jurkowski, gave a presentation at the KV School Board meeting on Monday, Feb. 10. The sixth graders brought two cardboard chairs they had built for a Project Lead the Way challenge. The group explained the process and invit…

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WHEATFIELD — The Science Department of the Kankakee Valley Middle School held its sixth annual Science Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 5. All students enrolled in the High Ability Learner science classes in all three grades presented the culmination of their work in the form of science projects that…

As Jasper County residents continue to debate the need for more funding for ambulance services, hiring and keeping qualified personnel becomes all important to the county’s EMS (Emergency Medical Services) to continue to operate, while giving the community a high quality of care.

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Jasper County Highway Department has announced Bridge #236, located at the intersection of 1700N and 500W in Jasper County, is going to be replaced beginning February 24, 2020. The road will be closed at that location for approximately 90 days.

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VALPARAISO — Kankankee Valley Choir students had the opportunity to display their tremendous musical talent at the ISSMA Vocal/Piano Solo & Ensemble Competition on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Valparaiso High School. Fifty KVHS Choir students, one pianist, and 16 KVMS Choir students performed at…

DEMOTTE — Friday night was truly a “Night to Shine” for some very deserving people as volunteers at Grace Fellowship Church in DeMotte joined the Tim Tebow Foundation by hosting a prom night for persons with special needs ages 14 and up. Through the foundation, the church had to comply with …

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WHEATFIELD — Roughly about a month ago, Kankakee Valley High School art teacher Lindsey Preston, was in a tragic car accident. KVHS has been doing many things to help support Preston in her recovery! Various clubs in KVHS have been pitching in, and so have the teachers and students who have …

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WHEATFIELD — Wheatfield Elementary students had special afternoon Friday when they gathered to hear which class would get to see their teacher get a pie in the face, and to celebrate their donation to the American Cancer Society by inviting survivors to come and walk laps around the school w…

For 20 years, Allen and Jenny Pierson of Rensselaer have kept their love alive with humor, encouragement, and communication. The couple met in a chat room in October 1999. They began their relationship emailing, sending pictures, and chatting on the phone. He lived with his family in the Goo…

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CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today reported its fourth quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2019. For the fourth quarter of 2019, the company reported revenue from continuing operations of $671.3 million as compared with revenue from continuing operations of $593.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of 13%. Net income from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2019 increased 1% to $15.3 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, as compared with net income from continuing operations of $15.1 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2018. Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 increased 10% to $122.0 million, as compared with Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $110.5 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. Operating adjusted net income from continuing operations per diluted share decreased 10% to $0.19 for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, as compared with operating adjusted net income from continuing operations per diluted share of $0.21 for the quarter ended December 31, 2018. Included in the company's consolidated results were operating losses from TradeRev of $19.8 million and $15.7 million for the three months ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, respectively. In addition, in the fourth quarter of 2019, net income from continuing operations per diluted share and operating adjusted net income from continuing operations per diluted share were negatively impacted by severance payments of $0.05 per diluted share and the increased tax rate over the prior fourth quarter of $0.05 per diluted share.

Cuando conocí a Mahquill Sims este verano, las pesadillas aún lo mantenían despierto. Se despertaba sudando, tratando de escapar de los sueños de la bala que le atravesó un pulmón en enero. La mayoría de las noches, después de las pesadillas, no podía volver a dormir. El joven de 29 años de edad del sur de Filadelfia acababa de deponer su arma apenas unos meses antes y, con ella, su sed de ...

Todos estamos jugando a la ruleta rusa con dispositivos alimentados por baterías de iones de litio. Lo más probable es que tengas docenas de dispositivos activados por iones de litio dentro de tu casa en este momento. Algunos probablemente están conectados a cargadores, y es entonces cuando es más probable que se enciendan y causen un incendio destructivo. Pero aceptamos los riesgos a cambio ...

Rather than fretting over whether straight America is ready to accept South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg's happy, loving, gay marriage - as talk show host Rush Limbaugh has been doing - straight America may want to take a cue or two from same-sex marriages, which are statistically some of the happiest around. Social scientist Stephanie Coontz, director of research and public education for the ...

DEAR JOAN: In the morning, I see a variety of birds splashing in our bird bath. Why do the birds do this? Rosemary Hagman, Oakland, Calif. DEAR ROSEMARY: Birds splash around in birdbaths, water puddles and even a dripping hose bib, for the same reasons we hop in the shower in the morning or take a soak in the bathtub - to get clean. Although there are not a lot of studies on why birds bathe, ...