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SOYBEAN BOARD ELECTION

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced the winners in three commodity board elections earlier in the month. Producers across the state voted on Wednesday July 7th for candidates with

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SUMNER SPECIAL SESSION

The Sumner City Council meeting in special session at City Hall Tuesday evening approved the purchase of a downtown building for city department storage and potential office use. The move was made

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EMBARRAS FLOOD WARNING

The National Weather Service has continued the Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville until Wednesday. The river Tuesday was at 31.5 feet and falling. The river had been high due to

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department took into custody Monday 45 year old Gary Reeves of Lawrenceville on a Knox County Indiana warrant. He was being held without bond in the Lawrence County

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LAWRENCEVILLE FIRE

Units of the Lawrence-Allison Fire Protection District assisted by the Vincennes Township Fire Department and other agencies responded to a structure fire in Lawrenceville Monday morning. They were

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