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Michigan City man sentenced for dealing heroin

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) A Michigan City man is headed to prison after he was convicted of dealing heroin. On Tuesday, a federal judge in South Bend sentenced 32-year-old Daniel Mallett to 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Case documents say that on May 5 of last year

WNDU - 2017-11-22 01:11:00

Deputy gives Heimlich to speeding driver

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A La Porte County sheriff's deputy gave the Heimlich maneuver to a driver after pulling her over for speeding. On Tuesday morning, Deputy Austin Wells was on patrol near Michigan City when he clocked a vehicle going 70 mph on US 421 near I-94. Deputy Wells pulled the

WNDU - 2017-11-22 19:40:00

Man sentenced for role in several armed robberies

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) A Rolling Prairie man will spend over seven years in prison for his role in several armed robberies. Nathan Kellogg, 34, was sentenced to 85 months in prison and one year of supervised release. The two were arrested for robbing an Admiral gas station and Dollar General in St

WNDU - 2017-11-22 20:12:00

Did You Know: Rolling Prairie was home to a novitiate

There are numerous stories that tout the virtues and sometimes non virtuous events that marked the county's history. In my researching the history of La Porte County I came across articles of people, places and events that defined the county's history. Some of the articles referenced the first perso

NEWS DISPATCH - 2017-11-22 21:28:00

Bud Prince, Princess, Miss Jr. Teen crowned

ST. JOSEPH - Twenty-two children between the ages of 6 and 12 competed Oct. 14 at St. Joseph High School for the titles of Blossomtime Bud Prince & Princess and Miss Jr. Teen Blossomtime. Taking home top honors were Bud Princess Kaylin Hauch, Bud Prince Jacob Iwaniuk and Miss Jr. Teen Blossomtime Al


Three Oaks/River Valley royals crowned during 'Prancer' pageant

Miss Three Oaks/River Valley 2018 Emma Whitlow (acenter) reacts to being crowned by 2017 queen Madelynne Keller during the Sunday, Nov. 19, Roll Out the Red Carpet for Prancer pageant. - photo by David Johnson Contestants in the Sunday, Nov. 19, Miss Three Oaks/River Valley, Miss Teen River Valley a


Lakeside veteran honored with Quilt of Valor

Veteran Gary Libbey was presented with a Quilt of Valor by, from left, New Buffalo Township Library staff member Kathy Martus, creator of the quilt; Director Julie Grynwich and board member Sandy Sporleder.Janet Hayes / HP correspondent NEW BUFFALO - New Buffalo Township Library marked Veterans Day


Japan says 8 found from plane crash in Pacific

TOKYO Japan's defense minister says eight of the crew and passengers on a plane that crashed while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier have been found, but it's unclear if they're alive. The Defense Ministry says it had no information on their condition. A spokesman quoted Defense Mi

WNDU - 2017-11-22 12:07:00

HINGHAM LETTER: Water Co. price tag more than monetary

We cannot afford to lose what makes Hingham special. It is more than a beautiful waterfront, quaint downtown, or amazing schools. It is a tradition that starts with our Selectmen working on important issues, bringing us together and leading the way to a stronger future. Everywhere today we see signs

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 20:09:00

Alphabet book spells Hingham history

The book, which appeals to all ages, features a photograph of something representing Hingham's history for each letter. "My hope is to not only teach the alphabet to the young but also to offer a little history or even to just bring a smile to someone's face as they rhyme their way through the book,

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 19:44:00

Nine Hingham community preservation projects advance

The Community Preservation Committee recently reviewed nine requests for funding following the Oct. 13 final application deadline and site visits at the various locations. The CPC will make its recommendations prior to Town Meeting, which has the final say, and will be presented to the selectmen and

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 17:29:39

HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: Haversack letters at Journal Office

... Those "Haversack Letters" fold and seal and make their own envelope. They are made of the Highland linen; in packages of 12, 25 cents. Just the thing to send abroad or to the boys at Camp. On sale at the JOURNAL office. Hingham Journal Hingham's Yesterdays, 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago from the

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 16:44:00

Hingham to apply for Further Appellate Review in Aquarion case

"The responsible next step for the Board of Selectmen is to request Supreme Judicial Court review of the interpretation of the formula used to determine the purchase price." -- Mary Power, selectmen chairman The Town of Hingham will be filing an application with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial C

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 15:09:34

Hingham High swim team's Polar Plunge set for Saturday

The Hingham High swimming and diving team is having its annual Polar Plunge on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Hingham Harbor. It is $10 to plunge and all proceeds go directly to supporting the team. There will be coffee, hot chocolate and apple cider donuts from Hornstra Farm. All HHS swim and dive alumni ar

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 08:09:00

H.S. FOOTBALL: Hingham and Scituate stoked for 'Friendly Fenway'

Every year, high school football coaches and players deal with the typical distractions surrounding Thanksgiving games. Those distractions will be a little different for the Scituate and Hingham High football teams, who will be playing their game at Fenway Park at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday. "I think it


State Street CEO Jay Hooley of Hingham honored by YMCA of Greater Boston

"Our longstanding, strategic partnership with State Street shows the organization's commitment to philanthropic support and leadership through volunteering," said James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston. "It is our privilege to highlight State Street and Jay Hooley as corporate


Monett district, school leaders sued over student's alleged sexual assault on bus

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The father of a Monett High School student alleged, in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, that his daughter was sexually assaulted by a male classmate on a school bus trip a year ago. He alleged the district and top officials - Superintendent Brad Hanson and Monett

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-11-22 14:49:51

Monett schools facing sexual discrimination lawsuit

A federal sexual discrimination lawsuit has been filed against the Monett school district, alleging a female Monett student is being subjected to ongoing sexual harassment. According to the filing in the U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, a female student at the district, while riding

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

Portraits of veterans displayed in Mt. Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - "The Freedom Endeavor," a project featuring veterans' portraits by photographer Steve Snyder, will be on display through January at the Mount Vernon Arts and Recreation Center, 822 W. Mount Vernon Blvd. The exhibit showcases 23 veterans as well as excerpts from each individual's


DARE-ing to say no to drugs

Local residents will see a new ride in town, DARE-ing students to say no to drugs. The black 2008 Dodge Charger, donated by Monett Police Chief George Daoud, has been tricked out by students attending Scott Tech Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, and Graphics Design classes. The lean, me

MONETT TIMES - 2017-11-21 06:00:00