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Saying goodbye to a 'dream job'

Photo by Deb Gau Doug Goodmund, assistant to the director of Community Services in Marshall, reflected on his career with the city this week. MARSHALL - Doug Goodmund said he hasn't had a typical office job. There have been many, many athletic events, summer programs, and Independence Day celebrati

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

A lighter look at rural development

Photo by Deb Gau Tane Danger of the Theater of Public Policy, at right, asked Minnesota state representative candidate Tom Wyatt-Yerka questions about economic development in southwest Minnesota. The interview was part of a program that also included group discussions, and improv comedy. MARSHALL -

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

The constellation Orion...so many stories

Last week in Starwatch I attempted to cover all of the astronomical treasures of the constellation Orion proudly shining in the Marshall southeastern sky. It's loaded with many celestial jewels, such as the red super-giant star Betelgeuse; the bright belt stars; the colossal Orion Nebula, birthplace

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

5 years for May assault in White

BROOKINGS - An Estelline man has been sentenced to five years in prison after he forced two people to drive him to a house in White, broke out the windows of the house and threatened its occupants with a knife last May. Jesus Lopez, 25, pleaded guilty last month to one count of aggravated assault wi


Congress convenes rare Saturday session with no solution in sight to end shutdown

The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have kept the government running for four weeks. (Jan. 20) AP WASHINGTON - Lawmakers trickled back into the

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-01-20 17:40:20

90 pigs stolen from rural Tracy barn

TRACY - The Redwood County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of more than 90 pigs from a confinement barn in rural Tracy earlier this week. The Sheriff's Office said the theft was reported Wednesday afternoon. Sometime during the late night hours Tuesday or early morning hours Wednesday, a


More than a leather ball in an iron hoop

That's how first-time visitors to this West River South Dakota town are met, if denizen Dave Geisler is around to greet them. And last weekend the place saw plenty of visitors, but most of them probably not for the first time. For the last 50 years basketball fans have flocked to Murdo in mid-Janua


Authorities: Pigs stolen from Fultz Farms

Authorities say about 90 feeder pigs, weighing about 30 pounds, were taken overnight on Tuesday from Fultz Farms of Tracy. The animals have a total value of more than $5,700. "On Wednesday morning, the gentleman that takes care of them noticed things were a bit funny," said Eric Fultz. "There were s


2 killed, 1 injured in Fort Myers shootings

A man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting late Friday in Fort Myers. Police responded to 959 Polk St., shortly before midnight and found the two victims. Kevin Lamont James, 40, died at the scene. The woman, who has not been identified, was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. A separate shootin

WZVN-TV - 2018-01-20 18:15:00

Police manhunt leaves neighborhood on edge

Families were pulled from their homes and questioned by police after a massive manhunt. It happened near Ortiz Avenue and Sherry Street in Fort Myers. The scene got chaotic Saturday and had neighbors running inside their homes for safety while Lee County Sheriff's deputies scoured the area searching

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 23:37:07

Lee County Sheriff's Office corrals roaming pot-bellied pig in Lehigh Acres

For the second time in a month, the Lee County Sheriff's Office was forced into pig-wrangling mode. On Saturday a large, black pot-bellied pig was reported roaming around in the area of 51st Street W. and Olive Avenue North in Lehigh Acres. Sgt. David Drum wrangled the hog and the animal was turned

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-21 14:33:38

BREAKING: Two killed in overnight shootings in central and east Fort Myers

Two people were killed overnight in separate shootings in Lee County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death at the Palm Beach Motel. According to a Lee County Sheriff's Office news release: Officers responded to a call from the motel at 4719 Palm Beach Boulevard at about

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-20 13:20:33

Campgrounds to close if no government deal is reached by Monday

Tom Bogner worked for six months to lock up this site-to park his RV during a trip to Southwest Florida. But on Monday, he may have to leave. "Finding a nice place to replace this is difficult," he said. People staying at the W.P. Franklin Locks in Alva are being forced to pack up and leave thanks t

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-21 22:16:36

One suspect arrested for string of car burglaries in Lehigh Acres

A suspect sought in the recent string of car burglaries in Lehigh Acres was arrested Thursday morning. Matthew Mangham, 24, faces several charges, including burglary, battery, resisting officers and grand theft. Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance Wednesday night on 15th Street SW. Deputies


Sights from the women's march in Naples

Across the United States, on January 20th, Womens Marches were held in response to President Trumps' first year in office, much like the original marches held on Inauguration Day. Naples was one of the sites for organization, being planned by Women Together for Freedom, more than 1,000 women marched

NAPLESHERALD.COM - 2018-01-21 19:00:52

1 killed in early morning shooting at motel

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A man was was killed in an early morning shooting at a Fort Myers motel, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. It happened on Saturday at 5:20 a.m. at the Palm Beach Motel on Palm Beach Blvd. The victim was shot at by an unidentified suspect at the motel, LCSO said. He later died

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-20 16:36:32

Russellville Man Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Criminal Trespassing

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky (WBKO)--- On Saturday, January 13 Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a property on Stevenson Mill Road in response to a criminal trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, deputies found Theodore Huberts on the property unlawfully. Huberts made comments about killing someone and d

WBKO - 2018-01-21 04:37:00

1 Arrested, 1 Injured In Warren County, Kentucky Incident

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - One man was arrested on drug charges, and another man was critically injured following an incident in Warren County, Kentucky. Deputies with the Warren County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired just before 1:40 a.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of Mt. Olivet Road. R

WTVF - 2018-01-22 00:29:17

Logan County armed bank robbery suspect arrested in Tennessee

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- The man accused of robbing the Lewisberg Bank in Adairville is behind bars after being found in Tennessee. An anonymous tip to Logan County Sheriff Wallace Whittaker led deputies to a motel in Portland, TN where they found 43-year-old Eric W. Knuckles with a number of ite

WBKO - 2018-01-21 04:52:00

Warren County Sheriff's Deputies respond to call of shots fired Sunday morning

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Just before 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, January 21, the Warren County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired at 3062 Mt. Olivet Road. Deputies say once they arrived, all subjects had already fled the scene. The Sheriff's Office says several calls came in about sus

WBKO - 2018-01-22 00:47:00