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    Corn syrup causes fish kill in Spoon River

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News

    Fulton County officials say corn syrup leaking from a tanker car that fell into the water upstream may have caused a fish kill on the Spoon River in western Illinois. Officials say hundreds of dead fish washed up on the river’s banks near Bernadotte. Illinois Department of Natural Resources fish biologist Bob Hilsabeck told...

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    ISP traffic stop nets guns, drugs, cash in southern Ill.

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News

    Du Quoin, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announced the results of a narcotics interdiction resulting in the arrest of three armed suspects traveling from Georgia to Colorado to purchase cannabis. On Tuesday, September 24, a District 13 Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a 2013 Ford Hertz rental passenger car for speeding...

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    Obit: Galen Huelsmann

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News

    Galen M. Huelsmann, 16, of Aviston, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at his home with his family by his side. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston, with Fr. Mark McKenzie and Fr. Daniel Friedman officiating. Interment will follow in...

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    Wanted Madison County man arrested in Tenn.

    by  • September 24, 2013 • News

    A 50-year-old Madison County man has been arrested and charged with tying up two people and sexually assaulting one of them Thursday. Jerry Sutt faces two counts of unlawful restraint and two counts of aggravated sexual assault. Williamson County, Tenn. Sheriff’s reports say deputies arrested Sutt during a traffic stop Monday. As we reported...

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    Cooler temps bring deer toward roadways

    by  • September 24, 2013 • News

    A serious car/deer accident on U.S. Highway 51 just north of Sandoval had traffic slowed down to one lane Tuesday morning. The passenger vehicle suffered significant damage and ambulances were dispatched, however, it is unclear at this time if any serious injuries were involved. As temperatures drop, deer and other wildlife will be drawn...

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