R & M Brookston, 347 N. Prairie St., Brookston; Inspected Aug. 3: One critical and one non-critical violation: Bottles of cleaners being stored in hand sink. Corrected. Air gap on back entrance service doors – could allow rodents to enter. To be corrected in one week.

MONTICELLO — A popular White County tourist attraction and entertainment spot will stay docked for the foreseeable future because water levels on Lake Freeman have dropped between three to six feet in the past 30 days.

WEST LAFAYETTE — In April 2020, Purdue University’s International Programs in Agriculture and Purdue Cooperative Extension announced the USAID John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer program to be implemented by Purdue University in Trinidad and Tobago over the next three years.

WEST LAFAYETTE — Weeks before Purdue University made the shift to remote learning last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nathan Mentzer, an associate professor in Purdue’s Polytechnic Institute and College of Education, started blending both face-to-face and online instruction in his clas…

MONTICELLO — Local high school students who participate in the Alliance Bank Junior Board of Directors recently had the opportunity to tour Indiana Beach and learn about its history.

WOLCOTT — During the September Town Council Meeting the Wolcott Town board heard the first reading for updating the town’s water ordinance, a resignation from a council member and future plans in the works from the park committee.

DON'T MISS: The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards - Late-night funny man Jimmy Kimmel is our virtual host for a socially distanced Emmy telecast that will look like no other. Kimmel is set to do the gig from a stage in Staples Center, but there will be no audience (or red carpet), and winners will deliver their acceptance speeches from home. Producers say they want the show to be "live as possible," ...

SEATTLE - Sometimes, even unity can be taken too far. Occasionally, getting your act together trumps moving together as one. That's the burden facing Pac-12 leaders right now. Their desire to keep a unified front may simply be holding them back. This is what San Jose Mercury News reporter Jon Wilner explained in a column Saturday morning. The Pac-12 presidents were expected to vote this week ...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Defensive end Dee Ford's neck injury prompted the 49ers to downgrade his status Saturday and rule him out of Sunday's game at the New York Jets. Ford played in last Sunday's opening loss, practiced Wednesday and then reported neck spasms that led to him missing the next two days of practice. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that Ford was "meeting with guys and trying to ...

OTTAWA, Ontario - John Turner, the former Canadian prime minister who opposed efforts to bring his country into a free-trade agreement with the U.S., has died. He was 91. Turner died Saturday in Toronto, according to a government statement. Canada's 17th prime minister, Turner's tenure lasted less than three months, the second-shortest in the country's history, after he replaced Pierre Trudeau ...