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  1. EXCHANGE: Wind farm gets official celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this June 27, 2018 photo, Katie Gillespie and Jim Klempir take a selfie during the E.ON Radford's Run Wind Farm dedication near Maroa, Ill. On June 27, more than 100 landowners, local leaders and energy company representatives gathered to mark the culmination of that effort: 139 turbines stretching into the sky in northwestern Macon County, generating energy for a grid that spans 13 states.Radford's Run Wind Farm has been operating since December.

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  2. Emergency Alert System Test ScheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | 95Q

    ... and winter weather closures. The villages offering this service are Argenta, Forsyth, Harristown, Long Creek, Maroa, Mt. Zion, Oreana and Warrensburg. Register for the alerts by visiting www.maconcountyema.org , www.sheriff-macon-il.us , or ...

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  3. Where to see fireworks in central Illinois this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Here is a list of fireworks displays we've compiled for this year's Independence Day celebrations! If you know about any other displays, email us at news@wandtv.com. Saturday, June 30th ARTHUR: Dusk at Jurgens Park HARRISTOWN: 9:15 p.m. at Harristown Elementary School MAROA: Dusk at City Hall Tuesday, July 3rd BLUE MOUND: 9 p.m. at Foulks Auction Building MONTICELLO: Dusk at Lodge Park MT.

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  4. Young Danville woman died of meningitis, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Ill. (AP) - Authorities have identified the victims of a plane crash in western Illinois that left two people dead. MAROA -- One of the area's most fun summer traditions is Maroa-Forsyth's Trojan Alumni Game, which pits the current team against a ...

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  5. Two people air lifted after Shelby County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Ill. (AP) - Authorities have identified the victims of a plane crash in western Illinois that left two people dead. MAROA -- One of the area's most fun summer traditions is Maroa-Forsyth's Trojan Alumni Game, which pits the current team against a ...

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  6. Maroa-Forsyth celebrates tradition with annual Alumni GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    One of the area's most fun summer traditions is Maroa-Forsyth's Trojan Alumni Game, which pits the current team against a cast of program greats. Recently it's been a series dominated by the alumni, and on Tuesday night at Walter Boyd Field it was no different.

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  7. Torch Run for Special Olympics Passes Through DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | 95Q

    June 14 - A group of runners made up of law enforcement officers with the Illinois Department of Corrections made their way north on Route 51 Thursday morning. Thursday, the runners began day four of the Torch Run in at the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center in Decatur and were scheduled to pass through Forsyth, Maroa, and Clinton before ending the day in Bloomington.

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  8. Owen SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Breeze Courier

    Owen Sharp, 98 of Taylorville went home to be with the Lord 11:34 a.m. on Monday May 14, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. He was born April 11, 1920 to parents John W. and Maude Sharp in Edinburg, Illinois.

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  9. Johnson, Marian M.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Marian M. Johnson Born: February 7, 1946; in Waukegan, IL Died: May 3, 2018; in Barrington, IL Marian M. Johnson, 72, of McHenry, passed away on May 3, 2018 surrounded by her family at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. Marian, also affectionately known as Mimi or Mugsy, was born in Waukegan, IL on February 7, 1946.

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  10. Relegation-threatened Chievo fires Maran after Roma lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Roma's Radia Nainggolan, left, and Chievo's Lucas Castro go for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Roma and Chievo Verona, at the Rome Olympic Stadium, Saturday, April 28, 2018. VERONA, Italy -- Relegation-threatened Chievo Verona has fired coach Rolando Maran following a 4-1 loss at 10-man Roma.

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  11. Teams Travel to Decatur for MidState Soccer TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Y 103

    ... There are 15 soccer fields for the teams to play on between the fields at Stephen Decatur Middle School, Millikin, and Maroa. Bonner said they have more teams this year than in years past because of the quality of the tournament. "I think we put on ...

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  12. Threat of Planting Delays Comes as Cold Wet Weather ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Y 103

    ... even think about getting any work done," said Terry Ferguson, who farms in rural Clinton. Gene Malone, who farms near Maroa, is also ready for the planting season to begin. "I'm not nervous, but a farmer always wants to get the planting done before ...

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  13. Maroa woman takes home six-figure lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Weikle scratched the grand prize in a $250,000 Crossword ticket. She bought it at Freedom Oil Co. (101 S. Wood St.) in Maroa. Weikle has won lottery games in the past. She took him a $10,000 prize from a different instant game. She says she wants to ...

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  14. Maroa Woman Wins $250,000 from Crossword TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Y 103

    Vickie Weikle purchased her winning ticket at Freedom Oil Co., located at 101 S. Wood Street in Maroa. Freedom Oil received a bonus of $2,500 or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket according to a Tuesday press release from the Illinois Lottery.

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  15. Maroa residents rally against proposed wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... build in the middle of a wind farm?" Spanish energy company Enerfn wants to add a wind farm to the east and south of Maroa, running almost all the way to Oreana. "I'm not really wanting to close my borders for $10,000 a year to get boxed in," said ...

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  16. More wind farms may be coming to MaroaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The town's mayor said a company from Spain wants a wind farm on the east and south end of town. DECATUR, Ill.

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  17. Maroa welcomes Craft Beer and Gaming LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Owner Justin Ford opened the new business on West Main Street in December building on his other business in Illiopolis a wine and gaming lounge call the Four Queens. Ford says, "Almost something that you would see when you go to wine country in Southern Illinois because we are always gonna have different beers different breweries want you to be surprised every time you come in on what we have on tap."

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  18. Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 3/2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The boys basketball playoffs are down to the regional and sectional championships! Join Noah Newman and Gordon Voit as they take you all over the state. 1A Moweaqua Sectional Finals Central A&M 69, Nokomis 56 1A Danville Sectional Finals Ridgeview 57, St. Anne 52 2A Maroa Sectional Finals Bloomington Central Catholic 56, Monticello 34 2A Robinson Sectional Finals Mt.

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  19. Marian Louise Parrish 1916-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Fayette Advertiser

    Marian Louise Parrish , of Lady Lakes, Florida, formerly of Fayette where she resided with her daughter Connie Meinke, passed away on February 8, 2018 at the age of 101. Marian was born to Carl and Gladys Welcher on July 13, 1916 in Osceola, Iowa, and spent her childhood in Davis City, Newton, and Prairie City, Iowa.

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  20. Walli, Charles P.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    CHARLES P. WALLI Born: December 9, 1932; in Faithorn, MI Died: February 24, 2018; in Marengo, IL Charles P. Walli of Marengo, Illinois passed away on Saturday February 24, 2018 in Marengo, IL at his home among loving family members, friends, neighbors and Journey Care Hospice servant leader angels. Charlie was born on December 9, 1932 on the Walli family Fox Farm homestead in Faithorn, MI to Marian and Henry Walli Sr. In 1967 he married Doris Richter at St. James Catholic Church in Maywood, IL.

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