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  1. Out With the Old, in With the New: 'Footgolf' Thriving in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSTP

    ... using 21-inch-wide buckets. "Footgolf has been excellent for us so far," said Joe Green, the operations manager at Columbia Golf Club in Minneapolis. Largely due to slumping numbers over the past five to 10 years, Columbia converted nine regular ...

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  2. Being prepared keeps family, pets safe when disaster strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daily Herald

    My niece Courtney, and her family, who live in Columbia, Illinois, have a large orange bag in their basement that contains emergency supplies. They got the bag from Safety Week.

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  3. Scottish referendum could lead to B.C. flag flapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | CBC News

    B.C.'s flag has the Union Flag at the top, containing three crosses representing England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. If Scots vote 'yes' for independence and the United Kingdom is no longer united, what does that mean for British Columbia's flag which proudly incorporates the Union Jack above a sun sinking into the Pacific Ocean? The British flag includes three crosses: the red St. George's Cross on a white background representing England, the white St. Andrew's Cross on a blue background for Scotland and the red diagonal Cross of St. Patrick over a white background for Northern Ireland.

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  4. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties Agent Deb Campbell...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Deb Campbell, a broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties in South County St. Louis and Concept Real Estate Company in Columbia, Ill., was recently voted the Illinois Certified Residential Specialist Chapter's CRS of the Year in 2014. Campbell, whose career in real estate began in 2002, was recognized for her commitment and service to the community, the REALTORA Association of Southwestern Illinois Association of REALTORSA , the National Association of REALTORSA and the Illinois CRS Chapter.

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  5. Columbia murder victims' family seeking damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Daily Herald

    ... reported. Sheri Coleman, 32, Angela DiCicco's daughter and Mario DiCicco's sister, was found strangled in her Columbia home in May 2009, along with her two sons Garett, 11, and Gavin, 9. Two years later, Christopher Coleman was convicted of killing ...

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  6. Kidnapping suspect awaits separate attack trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Daily Gazette

    Prosecutors in Monroe County charged Robert Fricke, 45, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and unlawful restraint in connection with the case of a boy found Saturday in Fricke's Columbia home. Authorities have declined to say how long that boy, identified only as being younger than 13, had been missing.

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  7. Kidnapping suspect awaits separate attack trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daily Herald

    A southwestern Illinois man accused of kidnapping a boy and keeping him in his basement has been awaiting trial on 2009 charges that he attacked a different boy in a store's bathroom, court records show. Prosecutors in Monroe County charged Robert Fricke, 45, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and unlawful restraint in connection with the case of a boy found Saturday in Fricke's Columbia home.

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  8. Southwest Illinois man charged with kidnapping boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Chronicle

    COLUMBIA – A southwestern Illinois man was charged with three felonies after police said he kidnapped a boy and restrained him in a basement. The Monroe County State's Attorney's Office charged Robert Fricke, 45, with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery and unlawful restraint.

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  9. Christie Coming to Campaign for RaunerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... within the first year if he's elected governor but, he hasn't talked about how he plans to do that. A man from Columbia, Illinois is facing kidnapping charges. A teen mom accused of dumping her baby in a trash bin is being charged with attempted ...

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  10. Police: Columbia, Ill. man kidnapped neighborhoodaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    COLUMBIA, Ill. - A 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged for kidnapping his young next-door neighbor, according to Columbia Police.

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  11. Columbia, Ill. man accused of kidnapping childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Police said they responded to a call at Fricke's home September 6 about a possible abduction. Authorities said they then arrested Fricke. Police believe Fricke kidnapped a child younger than 13, detained the victim in his basement, and also physically hurt the victim.

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  12. Columbia Machine, Inc. hires new Midwest region sales managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Food & Drug Packaging

    Columbia Machine, Inc . , a leading palletizer manufacturer in North America, would like to welcome Chris Ramsey to the Palletizer Team.

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  13. MO man who was dressed as elderly woman pleads guilty to bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | KFVS12

    ... Indictment charging them with 2013 bank robbery. Everett and his girlfriend, Leonard, robbed the Commerce Bank in Columbia, Illinois, of about $1,782 -$250 of this amount was bait money. The case was investigated by the Columbia, Illinois, Police ...

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  14. Unlicensed Ill. daycare investigated for sex abuseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A juvenile faces three felony sex charges against other juveniles. Police say it happened at what appears to be an unlicensed home daycare in Columbia, Ill.

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  15. Ban-the-Box Movement Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | HR Magazine

    The District of Columbia, Illinois and New Jersey have joined 66 cities and counties and 11 states to pass "ban-the-box" laws, preventing employers from asking about prior criminal history on job applications.

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  16. Ministry to Face Claim It Failed Murdered FamilyRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Christopher Coleman was convicted of murdering his wife, Sheri and their sons, Garett and Gavin, in their home in Columbia, Ill., on May 5, 2009. For eight years prior to the murders, Coleman worked as a high-level security employee for Joyce Meyer ... 2 comments

  17. New standarized test for studentsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Township Journal

    ... aligned test that about half of the 50 states have signed up for, including Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. ...

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  18. Coleman family wrongful-death lawsuit reinstatedRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... was behind threats being made to his family. Coleman was convicted of killing his wife and their two sons in Columbia, Illinois, in 2009. A panel of the Appellate Court of Illinois' Fifth District remanded the case to the circuit court on ...

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  19. AccountantRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Monster.com

    ... with and be subject to the Monster Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for use of our website. Accountant Columbia, IL accounting firm seeking full and part-time accountants. Resume to TMLG-Accountant, 816 South Main, Suite #1, Columbia, IL ...

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  20. Attorney Rankings Hires Steven Willi as Lead Developer and Newest Member of the Company.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he studied communication design. He currently lives in Columbia, Illinois with his wife, with whom he is expecting the birth of their son. When he is not working, he enjoys mountain ...

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