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Pie shop set up at middle school

Pies, pies and more pies could be found at Sturgis Middle School Saturday. That's where Sturgis band and orchestra members and parents had set up shop to prepare 700 apple pies and distribute another 900 pies as part of their annual fundraiser. Pies, pies and more pies could be found at Sturgis Midd

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Community pulls together to pay for door barricades for Burr Oak Schools

With help from St. Joseph County United Way, Burr Oak Community Foundation, and the community as a whole, Burr Oak Community Schools will soon be equipped with Nightlock Lockdown classroom door barricades. With help from St. Joseph County United Way, Burr Oak Community Foundation, and the community

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 16:00:00

Boy pulling wagon along road is hit, killed in LaGrange County

WSBT 22 photo LaGrange County police say an 11-year-old Topeka boy was struck and killed by a car while he was pulling a small wagon along the edge of County Road 400. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. on Friday, just southwest of County Road 700 West. Police issued the release regarding the cra

22 WSBT - 2017-11-20 09:25:45

New Dow Diamond video board completed

Dow Diamond's new 2,500-square-foot video board has now been completed, for use in Great Lakes Loons' baseball games and other events. Local vendors including Midland Engineering Limited, Bierlein Companies, Three Rivers Corporation and Blasy Electric contributed to the project. Partnering with Dakt

MIDLAND DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 23:59:59

WMU's Bronson School of Nursing Awarded $2 million to increase cultural diversity

A Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing has received a $2 million grant to provide scholarships to students with a different cultural background in order to cultivate a more diverse field. A small group of culturally diverse nursing students gathered around a table in a Bronson Schoo

WWMT - 2017-11-20 18:53:41

Car allegedly stolen from lot - KPCNews: Latest From The News Sun

LAGRANGE - Police are on the lookout for a car driven off an automobile lot Monday afternoon and never returned. According to a LaGrange County Sheriff's Department report, a man identified as Jeremy Moon, no age or address given, walked onto the SAS Auto Sales lot near Howe and asked to look at a 2


Middlebury man injured in hit and run

CASS COUNTY, Mich. _ A hit and run accident late Friday resulted in injuries for a Middlebury man. According to a press release provided by Cass County Sheriff Richard J Behnke, at approximately 11:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, deputies responded to a two-vehicle injury accident at M217 near Wayne St. In


BUSINESS BEAT: Christmas parade is set

The 2017 Christmas Parade in Coldwater, MI will be held Saturday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. (courtesy of the Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce) COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The holiday season is just about here and this year's Christmas Parade in Coldwater will be an evening affair. The Coldwater Area Cha

WTVBAM.COM - 2017-11-20 16:32:00

3 people arrested in Winter Haven on drug charges

WINTER HAVEN - A Nov. 16 search of Winter Haven home led to the arrest of three people on charges of possessing narcotics and resisting arrest. The Winter Haven Police Department reported officers went the home of Luis Rovira, 2208 W. Central Ave., to serve a warrant. An investigation of the home wa

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 19:55:13

See you later, alligator! Crocodile caught on Florida beach

HOLLYWOOD - Authorities say they've captured a 6-foot crocodile that came ashore on a Florida beach. News outlets report that wildlife officers caught the large reptile Monday afternoon on Hollywood Beach. Hollywood spokeswoman Joann Hussey says it was first spotted near the pier in nearby Dania B

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 19:31:56

Black community leaders: Move Munn Park Confederate monument

LAKELAND -The statue of a Confederate soldier in Munn Park is a constant reminder of discrimination and suppression and it sits in a place of honor, community leaders told city commissioners Monday. "Our position is simple. We do not advocate for observing - looking at - any vestige of any Confedera

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 19:58:25

Water shutoff delayed for Davenport community

DAVENPORT - Davenport has delayed until Dec. 1 its plan to stop supplying water to Spring Lake Park, a small community of mobile homes, apartments and recreational vehicles. The city previously announced it would cut off water service Monday because the park's owners owed about $46,000. The propert

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 23:42:55

Lakeland Commission chooses builder for northside sports complex

LAKELAND - Commissioners chose Lakeland-based Rodda Construction on Monday to build Douglas Cook Park, an 18-acre sports and park complex in North Lakeland. The $1.6 million project will be built on a parcel south of Carpenters Way, adjacent to the Lake Gibson Village. The land, valued at $2.25 mill

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-21 01:47:25

There's still time to vote by mail in Dec. 5 run-off election

LAKELAND Registered voters who reside in Lakeland have the option to receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the Dec. 5 run-off election. Lakeland residents will decide the outcome of the City Commission race for Southwest District C between Michael Dunn and Larry Durrence. Voters can request that a bal

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 23:40:52

Polk County Charter Review Commission meeting Tuesday

BARTOW - The Polk County Charter Review Commission meeting begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church S., Bartow, fourth floor room 413. Visit the website www.polkcharter.com to view or print information on this meeting or any of the past meetings. For more i

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-20 23:44:02

Bartow commission bans extended blocking of sidewalks

BARTOW - Bartow commissioners gave final approval Monday night to a measure making it unlawful to block sidewalks or other public rights-of-way for extended periods of time. They had given preliminary approval to the proposed ordinance last month, but delayed a final vote Nov. 6 after Rex Dimmig, pu

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-21 03:57:36

New Goodwill store opens, includes help center for job-seekers

IMPRESSIVE STRUCTURE - This new Goodwill store and Job Connection Center is at 1600 N. Woodland Blvd. on DeLand's north side. It replaces a smaller, retail-only store about a quarter-mile south. BEACON PHOTOS/MARSHA MCLAUGHLIN HELP FOR JOB-SEEKERS - The new Goodwill facility includes a Job Connectio

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-20 22:08:21

Planting seeds in a 'food desert'

It takes a village - DeLand chef and restaurant owner Hari Pulapaka works as a volunteer Oct. 28, installing irrigation in one of the raised beds in the Spring Hill community garden. Pulapaka has long promoted the use of fresh, locally grown produce in his acclaimed Downtown DeLand restaurant, Cress

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-20 22:10:08

Turkey tips from the pros: West Volusia restaurant owners share secrets for the perfect bird

As talk turns to turkey, some are willing to share their tried-and-true twists on tasty turkey turnouts. For this week's Foodie File, The Beacon plucked four DeLand-area eatery owners willing to share interesting and effective prep and cooking tips. Tender and tantalizing, from Old House Cafe Frozen

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-20 22:22:03

He wants to reclaim Persimmon Hollow, one seedling at a time

As dusk approached Nov. 5, Lorenzo Bizzio went about planting persimmon trees in the backyard of a house on East New York Avenue in DeLand, where a small orange grove had thrived before falling victim to a tree-killing disease several years ago. Bizzio, 22, was planting the trees to show his appreci

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-11-20 22:08:11