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Kentland, In – Chief Deputy Auditor, LeAnn Sale, is seeking your vote for Newton County Auditor in the May 8th Primary Election.  LeAnn has been working in the Auditor’s Office since January 2011 under current Auditor Sharon Dewing.

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THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE IROQUOIS RIVER NEAR FORESMAN. * UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING. * AT 945 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.5 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET. * MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 23.3 FE…

North Newton hosted Delphi wrestlers on January 13, 2018.  There was an exhibition match between Krista Lynn and Delphi Courtney Brown before the meet started. Working hard though out the match Krista was unable to get the win. Each school had weight classes they were unable to fulfill thus …

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 The Lady Spartans opened their Season at Benton Central High School on Nov. 21.  Chilly water didn’t stop this team from doing their best and putting 67 points up against BCs 117. Benton Cent…

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Donna Dillingham, grandmother of Sumava Resorts murder victim Justin Babbs, said the death of her grandson represents “a hole in our family.”

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A Newton County jury has found a Cedar Lake man guilty of three brutal homicides which took place in August of 2016.

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The fate of Sumava Resorts murder suspect Derrick Cardosi is now in the hands of a Newton County jury.

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    An affidavit of probable cause filed last week in the Randolph County Prosecutor’s Office alleges 63-year-old Larry E. Reynolds of Winchester has committed four acts of child molesting and two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.

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Winchester goes for county’s first state basketball title on Saturday

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Jakks Pacific Inc. (JAKK) on Thursday reported a loss of $30.4 million in its fourth quarter.

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RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. (SGMO) on Thursday reported a loss of $13.1 million in its fourth quarter.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates crept higher this week, upping the costs of borrowing to purchase a home just as more of the millennial generation is entering the real estate market.

PARIS (AP) — Out of the shadows, the woman who was the rising star of France's far right National Front until she left politics is emerging on the other side of the Atlantic, stepping into the limelight as a speaker at a major forum for American conservatives.