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Our View: Has Stroll on State outgrown one-day event?

When we saw the attendance for this year's Stroll on State - 82,500 - our jaws dropped. How can that many people fit into downtown Rockford on one day? Last year, 75,000 people showed up for Santa, wagon rides, hot chocolate and much, much more. We thought that would probably be the maximum for a on

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-12-16 23:20:44

Geneva D-304 sent emails to staff, parents about elevated lead levels

GENEVA - In emails sent to three elementary schools and its preschool, Geneva School District 304 officials notified parents and staff of elevated lead levels found in various drinking fountains and sinks. According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences website, www.niehs.nih.go

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE - 2017-12-16 23:59:59

2 Bolingbrook Officers Honored With Pillars Of Valley View Awards

BOLINGBROOK, IL - Last week, a pair of Bolingbrook Police Officers who are assigned to Bolingbrook High School as school resource officers were given special honors. The Valley View School District honored Officer John Ivlow and Officer Antonio Tucker at its school board meeting. Ivlow and Tucker we

PATCH - 2017-12-17 04:42:45

Classical Blast! Live Holiday Concert at the Museum

Classical Blast! band plays "The Dark Side of the Yule" at the Joliet Area Historical Museum on Friday, Dec. 15th at 7pm in the Museum's Indoor Auditorium Theater. The Dark Side of the Yule: Christmas Meets Classic Rock! A full concert featuring great classic rock music mashed with traditional carol


OPD: Thousands stolen in 14 string-burglaries in Odessa

ODESSA -- According to OPD, within the last couple of weeks, Odessa Police has responded to over a dozen burglaries believed to have been committed by the same suspect or suspects during the early morning hours. Police say that 6 Subway restaurants, Stars Drive-In, Fajita's & More, Jalisco's, Sauc

CBS7.COM - 2017-12-17 00:34:00

One taken to the hospital following crash on Highway 285, area blocked off

PECOS -- According to dispatch, Pecos Police Department is responding to a crash on Highway 285 in Pecos. They tell us that at least one person has been transported to the hospital. The crash occurred at 7:44 p.m. Dispatch tells us that the area is blocked off and that traffic is being diverted.

CBS7.COM - 2017-12-17 04:07:00

MEDICAL MATTERS: Soup and salad for cold and flu?

We may have all heard that chicken soup is good for what ails you, but can it actually cure a cold? The answer is, of course, no. However, it has been proven to help relieve congestion, act as an anti-inflammatory and prevent dehydration ... which may come in handy when you have a cold or flu. How c

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Police: Illinois man dies after crashing ATV in New Mexico

GRANT COUNTY, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say an Illinois man is dead after he crashed an all-terrain vehicle in New Mexico's Grant County. New Mexico State Police identified the victim as 49-year-old Scott Jarette of Villa Park. They say the crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Saturday on Forrest Road 819.

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-12-17 18:30:52

Emergency reported at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA (RNN) - An emergency was reported at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. Power was lost in at least one terminal and the airport public address system reported an emergency. An airport customer service represented confirmed a power outage, but could not s

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-12-17 18:07:40

Campaign to force election begins

Proponents of a proposal to restructure the Odessa City Council plan to begin collecting signatures this week to force a special election so voters can decide whether to add two voting members to the board, after a majority of council members refused to call such an election. The change sought after

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

MASTER GARDENERS: Poinsettias require darkness to flower

Being a gardener and loving the Christmas season, you can bet money I have a poinsettia in my home. I am known to give them as gifts also. They were the flowers for my December wedding, so they hold a special place in my life. This plant was first introduced to the United States by Joel Poinsett, th

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Buice students acquire skills through Minecraft

"This Minecraft edu, so it's one where the teacher can get in and control more. For instance, we don't allow the nighttime settings because then zombies and creatures come out and there's killing and things like that and we want it to be more peaceful here at school," Buice Media Specialist Christin

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Lakeville 'Wow!' House: Open House Tomorrow

LAKEVILLE, MN - This house just went up for sale. It will be open to the public for viewing tomorrow. Here's a quick run-down of the features: There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms over 3,125 square feet. The lot is 0.33 acres large. There is six-foor white vinyl fencing around the property f


Starting line-up gets the job done

When you're starting line-up finishes with 24-12-11-9-9, there's a good bet you're walking away with a win. Minnetonka girls basketball evened its record at 4-4, defeating Champlin Park 73-62 in a Saturday matinee in the 2017 home finale. The Skippers aren't in the West Gym again until Jan. 16. Minn

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 03:06:00

Website keeps track of Minnesota's breeding birds

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POST-BULLETIN - 2017-12-17 17:27:30

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits Shakopee

The Southbridge Crossing Cinemas in Shakopee will have special promotions for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. All locations will offer special early and late showtimes through the weekend. For instance, movie start times of 2 a.m. The theater in Shakopee also will host the showings in an a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 12:15:00

Kay joins Exclusive Aircraft Sales

David Kay has joined Exclusive Aircraft Sales in Eden Prairie as its director of aircraft sales. Kay has nearly 25 years of industry experience in aviation and aircraft sales knowledge. He is active pilot with commercial and instrument ratings and received his aviation technology degree from the Uni

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-12-17 15:00:00

Girls basketball: State rankings

CLASS AAAA 1. Hopkins#6-0 2. Eastview#5-0 3. Wayzata#6-0 4. Centennial#3-1 5. Cretin-Derham Hall#5-1 6. Lakeville North#3-3 7. Maple Grove#4-1 8. St. Michael-Albertville#2-1 9. Moorhead#5-1 10.Farmington#4-0 CLASS AAA 1. Robbinsdale Cooper#3-1 2. Holy Angels#5-1 3. Mahtomedi#4-0 4. Hutchinson#4-1 5.


Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development

City leaders convened to listen to experts offer an outsider's view and advice on how Farmington can move forward in terms of creating competitive economic development. City staff and government leaders attended the Urban Land Institute Minnesota workshop on Nov. 13. The information will be used by


Stove device credited with helping stop Burnsville kitchen fire

It could have been much worse. Their apartment could have been destroyed. Their neighbors displaced. The two children inside could have been injured. But when a pan fire broke out at a Burnsville apartment on Dec. 1, the fire was quickly, completely extinguished. Fixated under the range hood were co