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Community garden lends a helping hand

Posted: Friday, Apr 29th, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, On a sunny, warm afternoon last week, Chasity Leuthner pulled weeds, watered and dug into the soil.
The work at the community garden in Mount Morris wasn't going to get done by standing around.
"I've been here since the beginning," she said as she pulled weeds. "I love it. It's a lot of work, but it's worth

Gamble on gaming machines has big payoff

Posted: Friday, Apr 22nd, 2016
OREGON, Victor Green puts in a lot of hours at work.
As owner, along with his wife Jan, of Breakers Saloon in Oregon, Green said he works 80 to 90 hours a week. The focus is on food, but for the last few years he has also had a secret weapon: Video gaming.
"The biggest thing that helped, sure the

County Board hears jail proposals

Posted: Friday, Apr 22nd, 2016
OREGON, The total cost for a new county jail would be more than $25 million, a consultant hired by Ogle County to complete a jail study told the County Board at it's meeting last week.
Jeff Goodale, from the firm HOK, presented the board with seven options for a new jail, including a variety of bed counts for adult and

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