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Many reasons to be thankful

ROCHELLE - Members of the Kiwanis Golden K are thankful to serve the community. Through several fundraisers the Golden K contributes to organizations in the area such as the Hub City Senior Center, HOPE of Ogle County, Village of Progress, and Pegasus Riders. "It's all about service to the community


District 289 seeks to save taxpayers money

MENDOTA - District 289 will refinance an upcoming bond issue to help save some money for taxpayers. David Pistorius of First Midstate discussed the option with the board of education at the Nov. 15 meeting. With interest rates currently favorable, refinancing $3.35 million in bonds will save taxpaye


MHS considers switch to LED

MENDOTA - A recent energy audit at Mendota High School showed that by changing the school's lighting to LED, the district could see a 68 percent reduction in cost. Reporting at the Nov. 16 board of education meeting, board members Jim Sundberg and Jim Lauer, and Superintendent Jeff Prusator, discuss


Serenity Hospice & Home to host Angel Ball

POLO - Serenity Hospice & Home will host the 2017 Angel Ball at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Barnacopia, 2570 N. West Branch Road. The event will feature a catered meal and cash bar by Costa's Italian Restaurant, live music by Aireloom Music Studios, the Oregon High School Madrigal Singers and Leo Cardenas.


Paw Paw news for 11-22

PAW PAW - The Paw Paw Chamber of Commerce is in need of donations of lights for the holiday tree this year. They are asking for multi-colored outdoor lights and garland to spruce up the spruce. The elementary classes in the school also will be making decorations to include on the tree. If you have a

MENDOTA REPORTER - 2017-11-22 23:31:14

Local stores already open for Black Friday deals

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- While Black Friday is known for being one of the biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday Eve doesn't seem to be close behind. "This is our first time Black Friday shopping," says Geovanna Barilas. Barilas is spending her Thanksgiving shopping. Barilas joins the esti

WIFR - 2017-11-24 07:07:00

Tragic house fire killing 6 affects first responders involved

DIXON, Ill. (WIFR) -- A community grieves the loss of six members of the Shaw family killed in a house fire on Tuesday. This loss has not only affected friends and family, but also first responders. Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle tells 23 News the State Fire Marshal went back out to the rural D

WIFR - 2017-11-23 02:04:00

Trial date set for Kingston man, 19, accused of raping 2 girls

SYCAMORE - While Brenton W. Cleveland, a 19-year-old Kingston man accused of raping two girls at his 18th birthday party in 2016, had his trial set Tuesday, his mother is in trouble with the law, as well. Cleveland will have a bench trial - one of two, since his lawyers won a motion to have the two


Thanksgiving triple homicide: Neighbor had 'no clue' before hearing gunshot

Watch CBS 6 News at Noon for Claudia Rupcich's complete report on this developing story. CHESTER, Va. - Police said the triple homicide at a Chester home on Thanksgiving night that led to one man's arrest was a domestic situation. Crime Insider sources said that officers discovered two women and a m

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 16:41:45

Chesterfield Police investigating Thanksgiving triple homicide

CHESTERFIELD, Va - Chesterfield Police are investigating a triple homicide after finding three people dead late Thanksgiving night. Police responded to a home on Dogwood Ridge Court around 11:30 p.m. Officers found a man dead in the front yard and two women dead inside. Police arrested a suspect ins

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 08:15:18

Man shot on GRTC bus on Richmond's Northside

RICHMOND, Va. - A man is recovering after he was shot on a GRTC bus on Richmond's Northside Thursday night. It happened just after 8:10 p.m. on Brookland Park Boulevard and North Avenue. The victim suffered injuries police called not life-threatening. Police have not released any information about a

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 03:58:52

2 people pushing disabled car on Route 60 injured after being rear-ended

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. - Virginia State Police said two people are hospitalized after the disabled vehicle they were pushing on Route 60 in New Kent County was rear-ended by another vehicle Thursday afternoon. Virginia State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Keeli L. Hill said the crash happened

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-23 22:00:40

Guns and churches: Local pastors caught between welcoming strangers, congregants' fears

Pastor Preston R. Gainer is deeply perturbed. As violence dominates local and national headlines, he now is considering whether to arm himself and members of his East End church's safety team as part of St. James United Holy Church's security precautions. "With the things going on in society now, it

RICHMONDFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 20:26:00

Man shot while on GRTC bus in Richmond

A suspect is on the run after a man was shot while on a GRTC bus on Thursday. It happened near Brookland Park Boulevard and North Avenue in the Northside. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital. There were other people on the bus, but no kids. The suspe

NBC12 - 2017-11-24 02:59:46

Rev. Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

CHICAGO The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. disclosed publicly on Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. In a statement to supporters issued by the Chicago-based Rainbow

RICHMONDFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:11:00

Alabama mall closes early after Black Friday fights

Several officers responded to reports of early morning Black Friday fights at the Riverchase Galleria shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama, according to CNN affiliate WBRC. No arrests were made, but Hoover police say that an undetermined amount of people were detained pending warrants. At least 10-15 Ho

WTVR-TV - 2017-11-24 14:56:44

Kevin Woody named Dawson County 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

Dawson County Junior High School Choral Director Kevin Woody was recently named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year for Dawson County after being voted DCJHS Teacher of the Year by his peers. "I was definitely shocked and humbled," Woody, 29, said as he recalled his reaction to the news. Woody, who g


Criminal case against citizen journalist heads to trial next week

Self-described citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale heads to trial next week facing charges of criminal trespass and obstruction of an officer after a 2014 event that led to her forced removal from Burt's Pumpkin Farm in Dawsonville. The criminal case is set to move forward Monday morning in the Dawson


Volunteer effort helps get Thanksgiving meals to area residents

Four years ago, Martha Randolph planned to deliver Thanksgiving meals just to the homeless under the Queen City Parkway Bridge in Gainesville. "But then, when I got to looking into it, there's (a lot of) elderly people in need for food," said the owner of M & M Down Home Catering at 996 Athens St.,

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-24 03:35:00

Mother pleads for help help finding her daughter's killer

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A heartbroken mother is pleading for help in the search for the person or the people who killed her daughter. Investigators told Channel 2 Action News they think whoever did this will do it again. They told Channel 2's Liz Artz the streets will be safer when the killer is caught

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-24 02:50:05