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Ukulele shop in Oregon making some noise

Posted: Friday, Oct 9th, 2015
OREGON, John Meola Lindhorst grabs a ukulele hanging up in his shop, Ukulele Station America, and starts to play.
He easily manipulates the little instrument and sings in a strong, clear voice.
When you get Lindhorst talking about ukuleles and music in general, this is apparently what happens.
Open for just 11 weeks in the old Conoco Station on Washington

Man killed in crash on Rt. 38

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 7th, 2015
From the Ogle County Sheriff's Office:
Today at 12:11 p.m., the Ogle County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two vehicle accident involving a passenger vehicle and semi tractor trailer in the 18000 block of E. IL Rt. 38. Pronounced dead at the scene was the driver of the passenger vehicle, Bryan Walsh, 49, Rochelle. The driver of the semi

Serenity Shed to host free glassware class Oct. 10

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 6th, 2015
OREGON, Peggy Richard always enjoyed working with her dad while growing up.
"He taught me so much and those lessons carry over today in my love for crafting and working with my hands," Richard said.
Although her day job is the Education Manager/Compliance Officer at Serenity Hospice and Home, Richard spends much of her free time making unique crafts. She

Crash closes I-39

Posted: Friday, Oct 2nd, 2015
A three vehicle crash closed Interstate 39 at mile marker 104 shut down northbound lanes time on Sept. 30 and sent one person to the hospital.
Lynn-Scott-Rock FPD was dispatched to at 6:44 p.m. to the scene. Each vehicle had only a driver and no passengers.
Two of the drivers were treated and released at the scene. The third driver had to

Making bread serves greater purpose for Mount Morris woman

Posted: Friday, Oct 2nd, 2015
MOUNT MORRIS, Jennifer Koertner has a firm handshake and an easy smile, but when it comes to baking she is all business.
"I've always been a baker," she said when asked about her start in the kitchen.
And local people who love bread are thankful for that, as Koertner is the owner of the popular Jen's Artisan Breads.
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