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The North White and Twin Lakes Classes of 2023 graduated over the weekend with both school’s speakers talking about their class struggles through a global pandemic, losing out on many experiences in the second half of their freshman year. Twin Lakes grads talked about the loss of their frien…

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After 14 years as director of the Area Plan Commission office, Joe Rogers is planning to retire from full-time work, and doing some consultant work.

The librarians from the Camden-Jackson Township Public Library, the Flora-Monroe Township Public Library, and the Delphi Public Library are following up previous successful “Carroll County on the Same Page” programs with another great book suggestion to include on summer reading lists. Carro…

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  • Humidity: 32%
  • Feels Like: 73°
  • Heat Index: 73°
  • Wind: 9 mph
  • Wind Chill: 73°
  • UV Index: 9 Very High
  • Sunrise: 06:16:41 AM
  • Sunset: 09:14:21 PM
  • Dew Point: 41°
  • Visibility: 10 mi


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Despite the unseasonably cooler weather we have had up to this point this spring, summer is here. This point hit home a couple of weeks ago as I noticed the familiar honey-combed formation of …

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For Twin Lake’s varsity softball team, the trajectory of their program continues to ascend after they took a roster comprised of eight freshmen and four sophomores to the championship game of …

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Get out the ultralight tackle, small flies and crickets or bee moth, the bluegills are comin’. A couple of weeks ago, you could scarcely find the start of bluegill bed. Now, the tell-tell hone…

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MONTICELLO — Walmart customers in Monticello were welcomed inside the newly transformed Supercenter at 1088 West Broadway Street Friday morning as the much-anticipated project is now complete.…

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MONTICELLO — White County Economic Development welcomed the new Monticello business, Family Overstock, Wednesday with a ribbon cutting for the new store. Family Overstock, owned by Samantha Sn…

Greetings, reader! This will be my last column for the time being, as I will be transitioning out of the county Extension service and into a role on campus in the Purdue Agronomy Department. I…

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