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Criminal threat suspect awaits court date

An Ottawa man suspected of using social media to make criminal threats Saturday against police officers and Ransom Memorial Hospital remained in the Franklin County Adult Detention Center on Monday. The suspect, Jeremy Penland, 38, did not have a court date set as of Monday, according to the jail. P

OTTAWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Many residents want to vote separately on jail, mental health projects; there's a way, but county unlikely to go there

When it comes to your government asking you questions, oftentimes fewer is better. (No, officer, I thought a flame thrower was a legal way to remove snow from the sidewalk.) But there's a current Douglas County issue where some residents want more questions. I'm talking about the pending sales tax

LJWORLD - 2018-01-16 18:43:00

Jacqueline M. "Jackie" Lindsay

OSAGE CITY - Jacqueline M. "Jackie" Lindsay died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. Jacqueline Marie Curley was born Oct. 17, 1927, at Osage City, the daughter of James and Emma Martin Curley. She graduated from Osage City High School in 1945. She married Duane R. Lindsay

OCH-C.COM - 2018-01-16 18:13:00

MLK March Across Campus 2018

Members of a second-line marching band lead a crowd of 50-75 people outside Strong Hall on the University of Kansas campus, braving bitter cold temperatures to participate in an MLK March Across Campus Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The event was sponsored by K

LJWORLD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Nabi: Trump's rhetoric surrounding immigrants is discriminatory

I recognize that I am a citizen of one of the most "free" nations in the world. My mother left a third-world country to bring my sister and I to the U.S. for a better opportunity and a better life. I recognize my privilege as an American, as I am constantly reminded of how "lucky" I am to be here. I

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-01-16 18:15:00

No critical injuries in yesterday's hotel fire, building a 'total loss'

The hotel that caught fire Monday afternoon and caused the temporary shutdown of a major street was rendered a "total loss" by the Lawrence Fire Department, said James King, division chief for the Lawrence Douglas County Fire Department, during a press briefing this morning. Four people sustained mi

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-01-16 17:45:00

Rec Board discusses project updates

Emporia Recreation Commission board members held their first meeting of the new year Monday evening in the Lee Beran Recreation Center. The board heard an update on the center's renovation project from Director Tom McEvoy. The board had previously chosen to work with the firm Gould-Evans from Lawren

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-16 15:30:00

Your guide to the University Daily Kansan's newsroom

The University Daily Kansan has been the official newspaper of the University of Kansas since it was founded in 1904. The Kansan's operations are modeled after professional newsrooms across the country, but it is led almost entirely by students. Leadership With a staff of around 80 students, this sp

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN - 2018-01-15 14:00:00

Floyd Nick Blawat, Jr., 86

Floyd Nick Blawat, Jr. was born on December 6, 1931 to Floyd Sr. and Mary (Marynik) Blawat in Barto Township near Greenbush, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Aloysius Catholic Church Leo, Minnesota. Floyd graduated from high school at the Agricultural College in Crookston, Minnesota.

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Marilyn Hagerty: Leaving the Inn at Maple Crossing is bittersweet

I was afraid it was coming. And now, with sadness, I see you have the Inn at Maple Crossing up for sale. You say this is bittersweet. For years, it has been my custom to travel over to Erskine and then down to your Inn for lunch. You know I would come there with Ann Porter, Jan Olson and Marijo Shid

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-01-15 19:52:42

Nadine Anna Hofland DeLeon, 69

Nadine Anna Hofland DeLeon, age 69, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at her home with her family by her side. Nadine was born on October 6, 1948, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of the late Stanley and Lucille (Schmick) Hofland. She was raised and attended school in Ea

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Streets Department waiting to use new de-icer fluid

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- It's been called a breakthrough in de-icing technology, but today it was not used on the icy roads. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta tells us why the Grand Forks Streets Department's newest tool was not used and when it will be again. Icy roads will always call for cautious drivin

WDAZ - 2018-01-16 05:20:41

Phyllis Lorraine Pulkrabek, 83

Phyllis Lorraine Pulkrabek, age 83, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Woodside Village in Grand Forks, ND, with her family by her side. Phyllis was born on May 30, 1934 in Kennedy, MN, the daughter of the late Elmer and Inga (Nessa) Turn. She graduated from Kennedy Hi

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

UPDATE: Blizzard-like conditions possible in open areas of Red River Valley

Blowing snow continues to be a problem in the Red River Valley this afternoon, with blizzard-like conditions possible in open areas, the National Weather Service said. "Intermittent whiteout conditions" were expected to persist Monday afternoon in the Valley as winds continued to blow, sometimes exc

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-01-15 19:01:18

Thora Clarice Beito, 83

Thora Clarice Beito was born on April 3, 1934 in Roseau, MN to Cornelius and Ida (Larson) Erickson. She was the youngest of eight children. Because she was the youngest, her parents and siblings called her, Babe. Thora and her family lived in the Badger, MN area until she was six years old, and then

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

'We must speak': MLK Day event shares vitality of King's legacy

A half-century after his death, the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. lives on. The continued vitality of King's message of justice was a key theme Monday during an event at UND's Gorecki Alumni Center hosted by the university and the city of Grand Forks. Queen Ngale, a leader of

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-01-16 04:25:15

Collison taking it to the next level

The Walton Honors Program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business is offered to high-achieving students who exemplify academic excellence, extraordinary leadership potential, and a sense of civic duty to their community She also has pledged to the Delta Gamma Sorority, and she was elected Freshman

EDMOND SUN - 2018-01-15 01:00:00

Body found in Lawrence County TN, sheriff's office investigating

Deputies with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to a wooded area on Long Branch Road in the area of Leoma in reference to a body being found on January 14. Investigator identified the body as 37-year-old Dustin Lee Sanker of Madison, TN. Investigators say Sanker is a native o

WAFF - 2018-01-15 16:51:16

UPDATED: Two still hospitalized after Saturday crash

Two people injured Saturday in a serious crash on Elkton Road remained hospitalized Monday, according to a Huntsville Hospital official. Cynthia Pettus, 35, was listed in critical condition in the hospital's surgical intensive care unit. A second person in the vehicle, Rogelio Valdez was listed in f

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-16 12:15:00

ICE pledges immigration crackdown on businesses. Here's what it looks like

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 15 at 10:50AM CST expiring January 16 at 6:00PM CST in effect for: Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, McCreary, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pul

WTVF - 2018-01-15 16:20:42