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Putnam County High School hosted its 47th annual commencement ceremony Friday.
Each week we track the movement of federal and state legislation.
It's an ending for Head Start in Granville.
Newcomers, police reports, Marriage Licenses
Dead birds are "sentinels for early detection of West Nile virus activity."
Local police agencies are gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend in an effort to keep motorists safe.
Opening day of the outdoor pool swimming season is floating from city to city.
A closure update was issued Thursday for Starved Rock and Matthiessen state parks, which are recovering from the April storms and floods.
Births, baptism, correction, police reports, Marriage Licenses
Today's police reports
John “Bud” Mahaffey, 88, of LaMoille died May 23, 2013, in Mendota Lutheran Home.
Anthony “Tony” Lynn Morris, 49, of Manlius, formerly of Sheffield, died at 2:30 p.m. May 22, 2013, in Spring Valley Inn, Ladd.
Louis Michael Parola, born Dec. 2, 1952, was called home to be with his parents and brothers on May 21, 2013.
Patricia Hoelzer, 72, of Ottawa died May 22, 2013, in her home.
Pauline H. Pakula, 92, of Peru died at 10:15 a.m. May 22, 2013, in Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru.
Mary Christine Brutcher, 92, of Princeton died May 20, 2013, in Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.
Alan J. Walker Sr., 84, of LaMoille died May 21, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Cheryl L. (Bara) Forrest, 66, of Lostant passed away peacefully the morning of May 22, 2013, in her home.
Elsie R. Meyer, 91, formerly of Ladd, died at 4:41 p.m. May 21, 2013, in Manor Court of Peru.
Harold Kutter, 96, passed into new life on May 22, 2013, in Mendota Lutheran Home.
As America remembers the men and women who gave their lives in a spirit of service, Spring Valley and Tonica will pay special homage to women in service and to Vietnam veterans, respectively. Once known as Decoration Day, the practice of honoring the fallen was observed following the Civil War and grew after World War II. It was officially named Memorial Day in 1967.
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Obsessed? Food historian Bruce Kraig, professor emeritus at Roosevelt University, has a love affair with hot dogs. And he says that we Americans also are obsessed with the culture-neutral food. “The hot dogs themselves are sold all across the world,” Kraig said. “They come from Germany. Sausage is everywhere there.
Registered dietitian Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough worked closely together on the “Healthy Calendar” cookbook. While neither is diabetic, there is diabetes in their families. “I have a deep passion for diabetes working with patients everyday,” Rondinelli-Hamilton said. “I’ve volunteered many years at children’s diabetes camps, so I see how this disease can affect all ages.”
Putnam County Achievement Services in Standard now is offering services to more than just the county’s senior citizen population. Now known as Putnam County Community Center, director Autumn Keegan and her staff are working hard to find activities for younger generations as well. “We changed our mission statement. We want to try to gear our programs more toward other populations,” she said.
HENNEPIN — Coming into Thursday’s Class 1A Putnam County Sectional semifinal with Putnam County, the Holy Trinity baseball team knew its young and inexperienced squad was going to need its best effort of the season to leave Hennepin with a victory.
VARNA — Carly Gonet knew she and her Putnam County softball teammates just had to be patient.
GRANVILLE — The Putnam County softball team won its second consecutive Class 1A regional championship in a different way than most would expect.
GRANVILLE — It didn’t take long for the Putnam County baseball team to show it meant business Saturday.
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