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Are You Carrying the Right Credit Card for Your Financial Goals?

(StatePoint) If you've ever been confused by how to find the right credit card, you're not alone. A recent national survey found that consumers are overwhelmed by the many credit card offers they receive, and find the process of selecting the right card difficult to navigate. The survey, conducted b

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Ready, set, guests: 3 paint projects for fall entertaining

(BPT) - "Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list," explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. "It's perfect because fall is our f

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 20:01:01

Tips to Throw the Best Movie Night Ever

Will it be a family-friendly night? Will the movies screened have a theme -- such as all being by one director or set in the same city? Know who your audience is and select movies that best fit the bill. 2. Get the real theater feel. Get the real movie theater experience in the comfort of your home

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Pet Owners: Tips to Maintain a Beautiful Home

(StatePoint) For all the companionship pets provide, it's fair to admit that they can mess up a clean, tidy home pretty quickly. But rather than sequester furry loved ones to certain rooms of the house or simply submit to the chaos, you can follow a few savvy tips to keep your home fresh with less w

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

You need more fruits and veggies: 5 easy ways to get there

(BPT) - Most Americans understand the importance of including a variety of fruits and vegetables into their diets, but finding inspiration and fresh ideas for incorporating them into everyday meals can be challenging. Research shows that only 10 percent of Americans are meeting the MyPlate recommend

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:31:00

$1150 WADI scholarship is awarded to Jacey Schwarzlose

WADI and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have announced that Jacey Schwarzlose of West Salem has been awarded a Community Services Block Grant Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year to attend Wabash Valley College to study Religious Study's. WADI is a not-for-profit

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Markmans celebrate their 50th anniversary

Bill and Susan Markman Spent their 50th wedding anniversary in Grand Rivers, Ky. They were married Sept. 9, 1967 at the First United Methodist of Newton, Ill. by Reverend Gail Hines. The attendees were: Steve Foxx, brother of the bride; Judy Markman Knight and Linda Caldwell, sisters of the groom; a

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:28:00

Illinois waits for Superman, does Amazon wear the cape?

BY AUSTIN BERG Illinois News Network Jeff Bezos can't leap tall buildings in a single bound. But Illinoisans are styling the Amazon CEO as a man from Krypton who - with a little luck - might find his spacecraft landing in our backyard. What's left unsaid is that Illinois' destiny lies in its own han

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:26:00

It's not opinion; It's fact

Once upon a time one could read a newspaper or listen to the radio or watch television and get information on current events. One might hear a report about our nation's involvement in a war for example. I was born in 1943 so my first war memory is from Korea. Perhaps Korea might provide war tocsin a

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:23:00

State Rep. Currie stepping down, Madigan moving on

BY RICH MILLER Capitol Facts Late last Thursday night I was chasing a story about the rumored retirement of state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, Illinois' first ever female House Majority Leader, when I got a text message from a high-level employee of Attorney General Lisa Madigan. She asked if she coul

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:22:00

Second earthquake in two weeks rattles Edwards Tuesday morning

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled through the area on Tuesday morning. Preliminary readings located the rumbler just 7 miles northeast of Albion. This comes just 10 days after a 3.1 tremor affected the same area. Both quakes were centered within a half mile of each other and originated at nearly 7

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:08:00

Budget outlook brightens at EC Schools

BY T.J. HUG Of the Navigator At the August regular session of the Edwards County Board of Education , a proposed budget by Superintendent David Cowger, which was hindered by a lack of state funding at the time, looked to leave the district in a $443,897 deficit for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The numbe

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:07:00

Rejected: Albion City Council denies Wolfe's application for a liquor license

BY T.J. HUG Of the Navigator Tensions ran high as Village Clerk Melissa Felling called the roll for a vote Wednesday evening. The Albion Liquor Commission met last Wednesday, intent on deciding upon a recommendation for the Albion City Council regarding the request of a Class E Liquor License by Ric

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:05:00

Upcoming arts and entertainment events

Guest Recital, Tony Monaco: 4 p.m. Wheeler Concert Hall. (Free). Tony Monaco is one of the world's leading artists of the Hammond B-3 Jazz Organ. Monaco and his Trio will open this year's Jazz Guest Artist Concert Series. Tuesday Faculty Recital, Tim Zifer on trumpet and Kenneth Steinsultz on euphon

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-23 15:32:08

Man sentenced in New Harmony pharmacy burglary

A man convicted of burglarizing a pharmacy has been sentenced. Jason Spieker was in court on Thursday for the burglary of Chris' Pharmacy in New Harmony in April. He pled guilty and was sentenced to three years in jail on a level five burglary charge and criminal trespassing charge. Officials said

14NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:53:01

Vandalism investigated at Allendale school

Allendale School Superintendent Bob Bowser reported that last weekend the Pre-K playhouse and sandbox were vandalized. "Allendale School has watched the video, with the Wabash County Sheriff's Department, and a group of young people were seen jumping the tennis court fences and walking around in the

DAILY REPUBLICAN REGISTER - 2017-09-22 17:15:34

OHS football program sponsoring Sack Cancer event once again this year

The Owatonna Football team, along with the football cheerleaders, are sponsoring the Huskies Sack Cancer Game on Friday, Oct. 6 against Rochester Century. Donations will be collected throughout the game. All proceeds will be split between two local non-profit organizations who assist Owatonna famili

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-21 22:11:00

Search for Miss Teen Freeborn County announced

If female, single, never been married and between the ages of 13 to 18 years, applications are being accepted for the title of 2018Miss Teen Freeborn County, according to a press release. Miss Teen Freeborn County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be April 28 a

ALBERT LEA TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 06:42:00

New Hope rambler transformed into modern dream home

Last year, with her 55th birthday approaching, JoLynn Johnson found herself musing about the future. She still loved her job as a designer and president of Crystal Kitchen + Bath. She still loved her house, a lakeside two-story that she'd built 18 years ago in St. Michael, Minn. But she was growing

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 12:33:00

Letter: Keep giving farmers incentives to grow corn for ethanol

Claremont's Al-Corn CEO (Post Bulletin, Aug. 9) sees potential problems for the ethanol industry because of EPA's push for "renewable volume obligations." RVOs use grass, wood, fibers, etc., to produce ethanol. The oil industry helps this idea by claiming corn-produced ethanol consumes more energy t

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-22 14:03:19