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Laporte School Board starts new year with some good news on training grant

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THE PILOT-INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 13:00:00

Faith in Action offers new volunteer training session

Faith in Action is offering a new volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Faith in Action office in Hackensack. New volunteers are asked to attend one training to learn about the program policies and procedures, dealing with diversity and emergencies, and the fun of

PINE AND LAKES NEWS

Poor road conditions in Bemidji area result in 30 accidents, one fatal

WILTON -- A Solway woman died in one of 30 accidents in the Bemidji area on Monday, according to the Bemidji Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol. "Drivers are encouraged to slow down and use extreme caution while traveling in the Bemidji area," Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said in

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2018-01-15 22:48:37

The Regional Report: State denies broadband grant for Mille Lacs

Streetlights in the city of Backus will transition to LEDs, the Echo Journal reported. The Backus City Council agreed to the switch in the interest of affordability. As the sodium vapor lights burn out, the city will replace them with LED bulbs. CROSSLAKE An update to the employee conflict of intere

BRAINERD DISPATCH

Vocalmotive named Grand Champion at Onalaska Show Choir Classic

Bemidji High School students competed on Saturday in the Onalaska Show Choir Classic in Onalaska, Wis. BHS went on to win awards for both Grand Champion and Best Choreography. One of the Bemidji students, Alec White, also won the Showstopper Award. Altogether, there were around 70 Bemidji students w

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2018-01-15 23:15:52

Panthers swim to another dual win

Todd Fritze had the opportunity to put some swimmers in different events for Thursday night's dual meet against Perham/New York Mills. The head coach of the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team discovered some important things during the Panthers' 105-57 Mid-State Conference win. "I found out a

PARK RAPIDS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-14 20:49:27

Jenkins: Council makes annual appointments

Jenkins City Council made its official appointments for the new year on Monday, Jan. 8. Appointments included city engineer, Widseth, Smith, Nolting's Dave Reese; city insurance agent, First National Insurance Agency; depository, First National Bank and 4M Fund; official newspaper, Northland Press;

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-01-16 09:30:01

Bergsven receives grant from PEO International Sisterhood

Trish Quistgaard (left) and Joann Gardner (right), representing Bemidji's Chapter CZ of the PEO International Sisterhood, recently presented Aryn Lee Bergsven with a grant check from the PEO Program for Continuing Education. PEO is a women's philanthropic organization that focuses on supporting wome

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2018-01-14 20:16:01

Boy found off snowy Boyle County highway. Grandma charged.

A grandmother was arrested after her 4-year-old grandson wandered out from an apartment and onto a highway in Boyle County on Monday. The child was seen standing along Ky. 300 by a passing motorist at about 4:45 p.m. Monday, according to the grandmother's arrest citation. The temperature was reporte

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-16 15:05:00

Update: Main shut down Monday due to truck's fluid leak

Main Street was shut down Monday morning between Third Street and Wilderness Road, due to a garbage truck leaking hydraulic fluid onto the roadway. Danville Police and Fire departments received a call about the truck's leak around 6 a.m. and immediately placed barricades to prevent the spread of the

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-01-16 14:01:10

Preliminary P&Z budget has more expenses than revenue

Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning would spend about $23,000 more than it brings in next fiscal year, under a preliminary budget draft discussed by the P&Z Budget Committee this week. The draft budget plans for $218,003 in expenses, but anticipates only $194,850 in revenue, with most of that

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-01-15 16:54:48

First African-American extension agent to be honored at M. L. King Day celebration in Harrodsburg

A century ago in Mercer County, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension welcomed its first African-American agriculture agent, Ananias Lorenzo Garvin. During this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, the county and UK Cooperative Extension will recognize his contributions throughout h

KYFORWARD.COM

Drivers, road crews watch out for snow in Anderson County

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - In Anderson County, officials are warning drivers to take it slow on the roads in this winter weather. Director of Public Safety Bart Powell says the county had more than 100 accidents reported on January 8th, with many involving multiple vehicles, due to ice. This time a

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-16 05:58:00

Endangerment, PFO indictments returned

A Richmond man who reportedly successfully evaded police but then was arrested after wrecking his vehicle was indicted Wednesday on multiple charges. Many of the charges stem from the Oct. 12 incident in which police say Steve McMurray, 53, took off after being stopped by Madison County Sheriff's de

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-01-15 23:43:00

Semi slams into Anderson County fire station

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) - Part of a fire station on Anderson County is destroyed after a semi-truck slid off the road and hit it Tuesday morning. It happened at Anderson County Fire Station 2 near Alton Station Road and Highway 151. The fire station says the crash took out a large part of the fire

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 11:45:44

Kentucky doctor arrested after report he showed up for surgery intoxicated

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Lexington Police arrested a doctor on a charge of public intoxication on Monday afternoon. Dr. Theodore Gerstle, a plastic surgeon, was taken into custody on Shady Lane, not far from Baptist Health Lexington. Ruth Ann Childers, a spokeswoman for Baptist Health Lexington, sa

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 01:03:00

Police seek Deerfield bank robber

Here's the latest for Tuesday, January 16th: Trump blames Durbin for immigration controversy; Hawaii Gov. having emergency warning system reviewed; Couple accused of keeping their 13 children chained up; Scientists warn Philippines volcano could explode. AP DEERFIELD - Detectives hope surveillance

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 01:13:25

Watch: Phil Murphy inaugurated as next Governor of New Jersey

A former Democratic Obama administration diplomat is set to take over the New Jersey governor's office from Republican Chris Christie. Phil Murphy posted a photo of his wife and children in a group hug on Twitter Tuesday and wrote "Today our great state turns a new page." The former Wall Street exec

WHYY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Ex Booker staffer runs for Democratic nod for Congress in 2nd District

Buy Now Democrat and Vineland native Will Cunningham, a former staff member for Senator Cory Booker, has announced he will run for Congress in New Jersey's second Congressional District. He will face off against at least one opponent for the Democratic nomination for the seat. State Senator Jeff Van

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-01-16 18:15:00

Burger King staffer charged with credit info theft

VINELAND - A Burger King employee was arrested Monday after police were tipped she was taking customers' credit card numbers to go. The fast food staffer reportedly photographed customer's cards at the South Main Road restaurant and then used the personal information for online shopping, detectives

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 17:20:07