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Emergency reported at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA (RNN) - An emergency was reported at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. Power was lost in at least one terminal and the airport public address system reported an emergency. An airport customer service represented confirmed a power outage, but could not s

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-12-17 18:07:40

Campaign to force election begins

Proponents of a proposal to restructure the Odessa City Council plan to begin collecting signatures this week to force a special election so voters can decide whether to add two voting members to the board, after a majority of council members refused to call such an election. The change sought after

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

MASTER GARDENERS: Poinsettias require darkness to flower

Being a gardener and loving the Christmas season, you can bet money I have a poinsettia in my home. I am known to give them as gifts also. They were the flowers for my December wedding, so they hold a special place in my life. This plant was first introduced to the United States by Joel Poinsett, th

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Buice students acquire skills through Minecraft

"This Minecraft edu, so it's one where the teacher can get in and control more. For instance, we don't allow the nighttime settings because then zombies and creatures come out and there's killing and things like that and we want it to be more peaceful here at school," Buice Media Specialist Christin

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Lakeville 'Wow!' House: Open House Tomorrow

LAKEVILLE, MN - This house just went up for sale. It will be open to the public for viewing tomorrow. Here's a quick run-down of the features: There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms over 3,125 square feet. The lot is 0.33 acres large. There is six-foor white vinyl fencing around the property f

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Starting line-up gets the job done

When you're starting line-up finishes with 24-12-11-9-9, there's a good bet you're walking away with a win. Minnetonka girls basketball evened its record at 4-4, defeating Champlin Park 73-62 in a Saturday matinee in the 2017 home finale. The Skippers aren't in the West Gym again until Jan. 16. Minn

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 03:06:00

Website keeps track of Minnesota's breeding birds

IAZ008>010-018-019-MNZ086-087-094-095-171800- /O.CON.KARX.FG.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-171217T1800Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower- Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 1029 AM CST

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-12-17 17:27:30

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits Shakopee

The Southbridge Crossing Cinemas in Shakopee will have special promotions for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. All locations will offer special early and late showtimes through the weekend. For instance, movie start times of 2 a.m. The theater in Shakopee also will host the showings in an a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 12:15:00

Kay joins Exclusive Aircraft Sales

David Kay has joined Exclusive Aircraft Sales in Eden Prairie as its director of aircraft sales. Kay has nearly 25 years of industry experience in aviation and aircraft sales knowledge. He is active pilot with commercial and instrument ratings and received his aviation technology degree from the Uni

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 15:00:00

Girls basketball: State rankings

CLASS AAAA 1. Hopkins#6-0 2. Eastview#5-0 3. Wayzata#6-0 4. Centennial#3-1 5. Cretin-Derham Hall#5-1 6. Lakeville North#3-3 7. Maple Grove#4-1 8. St. Michael-Albertville#2-1 9. Moorhead#5-1 10.Farmington#4-0 CLASS AAA 1. Robbinsdale Cooper#3-1 2. Holy Angels#5-1 3. Mahtomedi#4-0 4. Hutchinson#4-1 5.

POST-BULLETIN

Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development

City leaders convened to listen to experts offer an outsider's view and advice on how Farmington can move forward in terms of creating competitive economic development. City staff and government leaders attended the Urban Land Institute Minnesota workshop on Nov. 13. The information will be used by

FARMINGTON INDEPENDENT

Stove device credited with helping stop Burnsville kitchen fire

It could have been much worse. Their apartment could have been destroyed. Their neighbors displaced. The two children inside could have been injured. But when a pan fire broke out at a Burnsville apartment on Dec. 1, the fire was quickly, completely extinguished. Fixated under the range hood were co

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Woman struck, killed while walking in Statesville

A 72-year-old Statesville woman died after being struck by a vehicle backing out of a driveway Friday, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Sylvia Wilkerson was killed in the accident, which occurred around 7 p.m. in the 100 block of Arlie Loop, south of the city. Trooper B.A. Ketner said

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-12-16 20:12:00

PHOTOS: Santa Land at the Statesville Fitness & Activity Center

Scenes from the Santa Land event at the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center on Friday. The free event featured Santa Claus, crafts and more. Buy Now Emily Mullins entertains 8-month-old Zion Hollifield at the Santa Land event on Friday at the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center. RYAN REVOCK

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-12-16 14:13:00

Statesville man pleads guilty to sex with 13-year-old

A Statesville man could serve nearly 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to statutory rape involving a 13-year-old victim. Devan Lane Black, 20, was sentenced Dec. 4 in Iredell County Superior Court to between 67 and 141 months in prison. The incident took place June 22, 2016 on Castle Creek Ro

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK

Statesville artist pours hundreds of hours into military-themed mural

STATESVILLE - Todd Donahue of Statesville recently completed a military-themed mural on an enclosed trailer for the upcoming Sgt. Leonard's Mobile Military Museum. Donahue, a lifelong artist, drafted the design and used outdoor acrylic paint for the 15-by-7-foot mural. Over the course of a month, Do

SALISBURY POST - 2017-12-16 03:34:00

Winston-Salem police look for suspect in Friday's deadly shooting

Winston-Salem police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed a man early Friday in eastern Winston-Salem. James Anthony Davis Jr., 29, of Cody Drive was found dead of a gunshot wound in a crashed car shortly before 2 a.m., police said. Emergency medical technicians pronounced Davis dead at the

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-12-15 22:00:00

Letter: Recycle lights for a good cause

Just a tip: While the Rowan County recycling sites cannot accept strands of unwanted or burned out Christmas tree lights, you can drop them in the Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary aluminum can drop-off spots around Salisbury. Faithful Friends can recycle them. The dropoff sites at Uptown Dogs and

SALISBURY POST - 2017-12-17 05:49:34

Letter: State tree is the pine, not just longleaf

In response to the story "Catawba College students help restore Piedmont longleaf pine": It was reported that the official state tree of North Carolina is the longleaf pine, while the official state tree has actually been listed as the pine tree since 1963, giving no specific species of pine. This

SALISBURY POST - 2017-12-17 06:55:56

PHOTOS: Holiday Hoopla at Carolinas HealthCare Systems Blue Ridge

Folks did not miss out on a local holiday event at Carolinas HealthCare Systems Blue Ridge in Valdese on Friday afternoon. Kids were able to experience a trip to the North Pole by riding the Polar Express elevator to see Santa. Frosty the Snowman, Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer, The Grinch and many e

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-12-17 02:36:00