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As promised by the National Weather Service, Wednesday’s snowfall was approaching five inches by early evening Wednesday, shutting down schools, canceling most southern Illinois tournament basketball games and closing some rural roads. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department at 3:30 p.m. had to close Rt. 149 west of Murphysboro to Highway 3, then reopened it later. Du Quoin Community Unit District 300 made the decision Wednesday afternoon to close schools again on...

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Milk and bread. It seems that most of us can't do without them when another winter storm is in the forecast. 

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Now in its fifth year, the annual Fire & Ice Ball in West Frankfort is upping the ante for this year's March 21 fundraising event at the Old Fire House Event Center. Food, entertainment, giveaways and beautiful dresses have added to...

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A former Marion resident, Dentist John T. Biggs of Oklahoma City, Okla., began his writing career about 15 years ago, when he wrote his first novel, which he now describes as "awful" and "way too long."

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The grade school’s new gym is one step closer to breaking ground after the building committee finalized floor plans at a meeting with Baysinger Design Group Tuesday night.

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State Rep. John Bradley, D-Marion, is sponsoring legislation that designates the portion of Route 14 between Christopher and Benton, as the "SP4 Kerry M. Bugajsky Memorial Highway."

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans.

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STOCKTON — The annual Northwest Illinois Dairy Update will begin at 10 a.m. March 19 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 223 E. Front Ave.The keynote speaker will be Dr. Philip Cardoso, veterinarian and University of Illinois Extension...

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It is with basal materials that Jennifer Johansson creates her complex collage art."All I need is paper, scissors and ballpoint pens."The Rockford native's art focuses on...

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KNOXVILLE — The Knoxville High School Drama Club presents “The Secret Case of Sherlock Holmes” on March 13 and 14.Jennifer Sprecher, faculty sponsor of the club, said it’s the first play to be performed on...

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The Kewanee Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force’s Key Leaders Board heard some sobering facts on marijuana at its meeting Tuesday.Prevention specialist Charlotte Carlton gave a presentation that reported, among other...

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