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Marvin Mauel, Beloit, WI

Beloit, WI - Marvin Mauel, 87, of Beloit, WI, died on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was welcomed into the world on May 6, 1930, in Kenosha, WI, the son of Orlando and Barbara (Mares) Mauel. His family relocated to Beloit in the mid-thirties, when Orlando came to work for

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Greater Beloit Area Crime Stoppers

Kriser The Greater Beloit Area Crime Stoppers is looking for Robert Allen Kriser, 27, who is wanted for theft, burglary, felony bail jumping and forgery. Kriser is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds. He has blue eyes and blonde hair. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Kriser


Woman dead in car crash in Beloit

A woman is dead after her pick up truck crashed with a semi truck last night in Beloit. Police say it happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 213 and County Highway Q. 27 year old Melissa Whitten was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 5 month old daughter was taken to the hos


One killed in Beloit crash that knocked out power, police say

An Orfordville woman was killed but her infant daughter was uninjured in a two-vehicle crash in Rock County Thursday afternoon that knocked out power to the area. The crash between a semi and pickup truck happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highways 213 and Q in the town of Beloit, po


Janesville woman arrested for 6th OWI

JANESVILLE,Wis. (WMTV)-- The Janesville Police Department says 51-year-old Lora L. Hummell of Janesville was pulled over shortly after midnight Sunday in the area of S. Washington St. and W. Delavan Dr. for a traffic violation. Hummell exhibited signs of intoxication, and had an open beer in the veh

NBC15.COM - 2017-11-19 13:53:00

Light Up the Parks parade kicks off holidays

LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) -- Machesney Park and Loves Park are kicking off Christmas with their annual "Light Up the Parks" holiday parade. The parade started at Schneider Electric in Loves Park and traveled to Machesney Towne Center. Awards were given to the Best Business Entry, Best Community Grou

WIFR - 2017-11-20 06:59:00

Quarry recycling, parks budget, tax levy on the agenda

In an effort to shed more light on what local government boards are up to each week, the Register Star will publish a brief look at key items up for consideration by elected bodies. Winnebago County Board: Board members are expected to consider a special-use permit requested by Three S Contractor Se

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-19 22:58:08

Here's what's happening this week in the Rock River Valley

Visit rrstar.eviesays.com/events for more events around the Rock River Valley. Lighten up What: Annual Light Up the Parks Holiday Parade When: 4:45 p.m. Sunday Where: Beginning at the GE Aviation parking lot, located at 1354 Clifford Ave., Loves Park. Admission: Free Information: The route will trav

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

WHAT'S UP WITH THAT: Facebook Live series for November 20-26

What's up, Brentwood? Brentwood Home Page has a segment where local reporter, Landon Woodroof, discusses the last week's headlines and upcoming news via Facebook Live. This Monday, we hope to hear from you while we are live. We encourage you to ask questions about the issues we are discussing and le

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-20 07:07:00


Anticipation is building for another Thanksgiving holiday at our home, with staggered arrivals and departures throughout the week. My wife has done the shopping and will be pacing herself as the week goes along, doing as much in advance as possible and giving assignments to me as she deems appropria

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-20 03:00:23

$150,000 Powerball winner in Brentwood

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Two Tennessee Lottery Powerball players, one in Memphis and one in Brentwood, won $150,000 each last night thanks to the "Powerball Power Play" option. The players each matched 4 of 5 white balls drawn plus the Powerball, which has a base prize of $50,000. S

WKRN - 2017-11-19 14:27:58

When you can work off the Thanksgiving feast at Parks and Rec

All facilities of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017 in observance of Thanksgiving. On Friday, November 24, 2017, the department's six main indoor facilities will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:00:02

Brewery that suppported Tennessee State Parks pays tribute to revival of the chestnut tree

Nashville's Tennessee Brew Works, which during the summer released State Parks Blonde Ale with a portion of the proceeds going to support parks, is releasing its King Chestnut beer on Nov. 22 in celebration of the revival of the American chestnut tree. The brewery will be releasing King Chestnut at

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:00:56

O'More offers lessons and equipment for making your own greeting cards

Is your Christmas card list up to date? Would you like to send custom greetings this year to special friends and family members? O'More College of Design is inviting people to spread holiday cheer by creating your own unique cards in the historic O'More Letterpress Print Shop in a Creative Workshops

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:00:36

Pull-Tight presents third part of Christmas comedy trilogy on stage Dec. 1-16

Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 20, for "Christmas Belles," the third play in a trilogy of comedic plays about the Futrelle sisters of Fayro, Texas. The play is being presented Dec. 1 through Dec. 16 by the Pull-Tight Players, downtown Franklin's community theater at 112 2nd Avenue N, Franklin, TN 3

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:00:22

Songwriter biopic that premiered in Franklin now available on iTunes

The evening, hosted by Claassen, BMI and Sony ATV, began with a VIP cocktail reception followed by a short welcome from the man of the hour, Dillon, and director Claassen, who introduced the film. The intricate documentary took viewers on a journey through the life of a songwriting genius, showing h

BRENTWOODHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-19 03:00:19

Woman dies after being hit by train

A woman struck by a train on Thursday morning was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. The Mount Vernon Police Department responded to a railroad crossing at Lower New Harmony Rd. on Thursday around 1:16 a.m. The female who was struck was identified as 43-year-old Pamela Renae Stephens


Find out when your child is out of the classroom for upcoming holidays

Shorter daylight hours are upon us and the cooler weather - in true Southern Indiana fashion - can't decide if it wants to stay or not. And Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means children will be out of school to celebrate. The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp., Warrick County School


Edwards County FFA Places Third at Section 23 Ag Sales CDE

BY KATELYN ROTHROCK Edwards County FFA Reporter On Monday, Nov. 6, the Edwards County FFA Chapter traveled to Wabash Valley College to compete in the Section 23 Ag Sales CDE. Members representing Edwards County included: Peyton Fallen, Jordan Fritchley, Kyler Jefferson, and Dominic Harris. Jace Rect


Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team takes first place

The Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team finished 5-0 in SIAC play last Thursday night, winning the November tournament. The Lions were led by the double threat of Jack Krouse with 29 toss-ups and Aaron Brown with 20 on the night. Edwards County started the tournament, hosted by Herrin High School