Seven-year-old Max Kaczinski, son of Jason and Molly Kaczinski, gets a water workout with Koko at Riverview Swimming Pool on Tuesday night during the annual Bow Wow Luau.
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Fulton couple honored as grand marshals
Bob and Trudy Feldt have been dedicated to the city of Fulton for decades. Whether it be Trudy's 27-year commitment to teaching the children of the community at the River Bend School District, Bob's 33-year career with the Fulton-born cContinued ...
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Fillies one-hit Fulton
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Let it grow (with Video)
CLINTON - A new generation of trees will be planted by a young generation of Irish. Wednesday during class, Lisa Golden's Prince of Peace Prep third-graders continued their year-long biology education with the help of Clinton's Trees Forever organizaContinued ...
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CCC Veterans Association host 'Honor Flight' showing
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World Book Night celebrated April 23
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The Iowa Department of Education must gather information from schools about whether they are testing for radon gas under a bill Gov. Terry Branstad has signed into law.
Branstad signed the bill Thursday to require school districts to tell the department about radon testing by the end of this year. The department must then report to the Legislature by January.Continued ...
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Taylorville couple wins $20M lotto jackpot
A Taylorville couple has celebrated winning a more than $20 million Illinois Lottery drawing.
Steve and Wilma Durbin were presented with their winning check Thursday afternoon at a grocery store in the central Illinois city where they purchased the ticket. The couple took a lump sum payment of $8.1 million after taxes.
The Taylorville Breeze-Courier reports the Durbins hit the jackpot in the April 10 Illinois Lotto drawing. That was just two weeks after they were married.Continued ...
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