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Stillman teen pleads guilty to reckless homicide

Modified: Friday, May 27th, 2016
OREGON -- The Stillman Valley teen, who was driving the car involved in a crash last summer that killed a passenger in her vehicle and another driver, was sentenced Thursday to probation and community service after she pled guilty in juvenile court to reckless homicide.
Alison Seiler, 18, was sentenced to 200 hours of community service and will be on

County Board OKs extension of Green River Wind project

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
DIXON, The Lee County Board approved an extension for the Green River Wind Energy Project by a vote of 14-9 at its meeting on May 17. The extension was granted despite several residents and board members speaking out against the extension.
Ronald Von Holten stated, "My farm is right in the footprint of the wind complex, with 500 foot tall

36 years later, retiring Schnaiter happy she took job in Amboy

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
AMBOY, After 36 years on the job, a local teacher is saying farewell.
Carol Schnaiter, a 36-year veteran of the Amboy School District, will retire at the end of this year.
"I can remember the day Mr. Bumba offered me my first teaching job as if it were yesterday," said Schnaiter. "I had never heard of Amboy before the

Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibition coming to Franklin Creek Grist Mill

Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
FRANKLIN GROVE, Franklin Grove Creek and Preservation Corporation invites everyone to experience Water/Ways, an exhibition produced by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., at the Franklin Creek Grist Mill located in the Franklin Creek State Natural Area.
The exhibition will be available for viewing from Saturday, May 28 to Saturday, July 9. The grist mill will be open every

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