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Historic aircraft comes to Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON - Aviation lovers and history buffs will get the chance to ride in a flying museum next week at Mt. Vernon Airport. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, the airport will host the "Fly on the Ford" event where the public can ride in a restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner. The plane, nicknamed the "Ti

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:13:00

Altamont man questions ordinance enforcement

James Keplar stands among various belongings on his front porch Thursday in Altamont. The 67-year-old admits he has accumulated junk at times, but questions whether the city is enforcing the nuisance violation for all properties and not just his - an allegation the city denies. Keith Stewart Photo J

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:55:13

High school football scoreboard, Week 5

Highland, Triad Salem at Wesclin, 7 p.m. Edwardsville at Alton, 7 p.m. Civic Memorial at Waterloo, 7 p.m. Columbia at Carlyle, 7 p.m. Belleville East at O'Fallon, 7 p.m. Cahokia at Carbondale, 7 p.m. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digit

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 06:21:00

Death now investigated as a homicide

Several hours after press time on Wednesday, Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen announced that the death of a rural Brownstown man is now being investigated by his office and the Illinois State Police as a homicide. James "Jim" Skinner, 56, of Brownstown, was found dead in his home on Sunday, and a

LEADER-UNION - 2017-09-21 16:03:00

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

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

OHS Class of 87 Reunion This Saturday

Okawville High School Class of 1987 will be getting together Saturday, September 23 at RBM Golf Course. The reunion is scheduled for 6 p.m. inside the restaurant. Okawville High School Class of 1987 will be getting together Saturday, September 23 at RBM Golf Course. The reunion is scheduled for 6 p.

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 18:59:00

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

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

He's getting $4,500 a month, so prosecutor says OD suspect doesn't need free lawyer

An Okawville man convicted of lying to police who were investigating an overdose death shouldn't have a public defender because he's getting $4,500 per month from a settlement or annuity, according to the prosecutor. The defendant, Shane Lindsay, was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. A Washington

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 21:56:00

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

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

Fall in Love with Greater Fort Lauderdale

(NewsUSA) - Travelers may think of summer and beach activities when they think of Florida, but Greater Fort Lauderdale takes its relaxing vibe into the fall season. With options for off-season savings, visitors can enjoy a VIP experience for less and make the most of a fall visit to the destination,

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 13:51:40

Burnsville student receives Courage Kenny scholarship

Jaylin Wong, who graduated this year from Burnsville High School and is studying nursing at the University of Minnesota, is one of two 2017 EMPOWER Scholarship recipients. EMPOWER scholarships support ethnically diverse students pursue medical or rehabilitation careers. During high school, Wong vol

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-23 21:35:00

Learn about District 191 funding requests on ballot

Voters in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be asked to vote on two school funding requests that were placed on the Nov. 7 ballot by a unanimous vote of the Board of Education. There will be two questions on the ballot: Question 1: A no-tax increase request to renew the existing ope

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-23 21:37:00

District 196 seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Sixty-three District 196 seniors are receiving special recognition this fall for scores they achieved on a national standardized test that they took last year as juniors. Fifteen of the 63 students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program and 47 are being recogni

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-23 21:35:00

Burnsville Wow! House: Great Space, Lower Price

BURNSVILLE, MN - Enjoy distinctive features, hardwood construction and amazing space not typically available at this price range in this Burnsville home. Features include vaulted ceilings, solid redwood beams, master suite with sunken bath, and family rooms on both levels. Ideal for working from ho

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:58:04

Admitted Gang Member Found Guilty Of Fatal Mpls. Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - An Apple Valley man was found guilty Friday of driving drunk and killing another motorist in downtown Minneapolis in June. The Hennepin County Attorney's office says Israel Delos Santos, 30, is expected to be sentenced to a decade in prison for the fatal crash on June 1. The cri

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 23:21:00

Minneapolis nurse accused of stealing drugs from VA

MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities are accusing a Minneapolis nurse of stealing drugs from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on 34 separate days. Forty-two-year-old Matthew Leininger is charged in Hennepin County with five counts of theft by swindle. Authorities say the stolen drugs included fentanyl, morp

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 14:46:00

Shakopee schools handled death of student with grace

It is never a good day when a voice crackles across the police scanner, dispatching police officers and firefighters to a car crash. If it's a bad one, we'll send a reporter to the scene. Being that reporter makes you doubly appreciative of every police officer, paramedic and firefighter who goes to

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-23 14:57:00

2 injured after car crashes into Minneapolis smoke shop

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Two people were injured after an SUV crashed into a smoke shop Friday night in south Minneapolis. According to police, the SUV crashed into a shop near Lake Street and Minnehaha Avenue around 10:30 p.m. The owner of the shop captured the entire crash on video from his security c

FOX9.COM - 2017-09-23 15:02:00

His son's life, tragic death inspired him to look at his own health

"In August 2015, I retired after 40-some years of working," says Gary Merritt, 68, of Rosemount. "I didn't have a plan for retirement, no hobbies. I puttered around the house, but I didn't have much to do. "So I got to sitting around, not doing much. My wife taught piano in the house, so she was tie

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-09-23 11:00:58

Butternut squash ravioli from Campiello

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Campiello, located in Eden Prairie, prides itself in their award-winning Italian cuisine offering a modern interpretation of traditional Italian dishes. Awarded as "Best Italian" and "Favorite Italian" by Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and Minnesota Monthly, the restaurant truly

KARE - 2017-09-23 17:58:57