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BROOKSTON — The Camp Tecumseh YMCA's Board of Directors has hired longtime staffer Joel Sieplinga as its new chief executive officer.

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RENSSELAER — For nearly a year, the Help Find Bill Prater Facebook page sought information on the disappearance of the Rensselaer native who went missing last July during a floating trip on the Iroquois River.

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MONTICELLO — The Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation received a $40,000 grant from NIPSCO’s parent company, NiSource Inc., to restock fish Lakes Freeman and Shafer.

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MONTICELLO — After almost six months, the US Court of Appeals released its opinion Tuesday in response to oral arguments made last October by a local conservation group to preserve the Twin Lakes as they have always existed.

From Feb. 8-25, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 29 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 159 cases so far this year. They include 14 misdemeanors, four case-related…

From Feb. 1-5, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 18 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 130 cases so far this year. They include nine misdemeanors, five case-relate…

From Jan. 22-29, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 47 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 112 cases so far this year. They include 33 misdemeanors, eight case-relat…

City council in Placerville, Calif., votes to remove noose from logo The Placerville City Council voted unanimously late Tuesday to remove the noose symbol from the logo of the California city. The “meeting has been a long time coming,” said Mayor Dennis Thomas. The issue was first raised last summer when council members discussed removing the noose. The City Council decided to delay the ...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally announced a Sept. 11 deadline to end military involvement in Afghanistan, arguing that the 2001 terrorist attacks that led to the U.S. invasion can no longer justify prolonging an unwinnable war. “We went to Afghanistan because of a horrific attack that happened 20 years ago,” Biden said, referring to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New ...

A stop-and-start week for the Orioles and Mariners at Camden Yards continued Wednesday with a second postponement in three nights, with the game to be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader Thursday beginning at 12:35 p.m. The teams were scheduled to play a four-game series Monday through Thursday, but Monday’s game was postponed after a 1 hour, 40 minute delay. The Orioles and ...

MINNEAPOLIS — An expert witness in the Derek Chauvin trial on Wednesday backed the defense's contention that George Floyd died of cardiac arrest combined with illicit drugs in his body and not from a lack of oxygen while pinned to the pavement by the now-fired police officer for more than 9 minutes late last spring. The testimony of Dr. David Fowler, who recently retired after 17 years as the ...