Monday Nov 18
Gifford begins to pick up the pieces
Starting today, Gifford residents will likely define events in their lives as things that happened before the tornado and after the tornado.
Court appearance next month in fatal collision near Bongard
A Villa Grove man ticketed in connection with an accident that killed a Broadlands man last weekend is due in court Nov. 4. Timothy Bretz, 32, of Villa Grove, was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right-of-way at an unmarked rural intersection where he collided on Oct. 4 with Wyatt Jones, 19, who died the next day.
No injuries in Broadlands fire
The state fire marshal's office will be in Broadlands on Monday trying to determine the cause of a fire that did tens of thousands of dollars in damage early this morning.
2013 Graduations May 19
Vanda Bidwell-for the News Gazette Stephanie Sanderson tries on her cap and gown before the ceremony.At Heritage High School in Broadlands, 2013 Heritage Graduation.photo taken May 19, 2013 Vanda Bidwell-for the News Gazette l-r- James Dickson, Stephanie Sanderson and Garrett Gootee pose in their caps and gowns before the ceremony.At Heritage High ... (more)
Agriculture roundup: Premier aims to expand fuels division
Premier Cooperative plans to expand its fuel division this year, with the aim of adding a bulk fuel facility at its Apex location west of Tolono, general manager Roger Miller said.