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  1. Illinois farmer gives $3M in land to small Indiana collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Daily Herald

    A small northern Indiana college has received $3 million worth of Illinois farmland from the estate of a former student who attended only three semesters more than 70 years ago. Goshen College says the donation comes from Milo Albrecht of Morton, Illinois, who died in April at age 94. The land donation follows his 2014 gift of $2 million in stock to the 1,000-student liberal-arts college affiliated with the Mennonite Church.


  2. Next challenge for Burlington Central: Defending state champ MortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Since the day postseason seeds were released the Burlington Central girls basketball team has played with a bit of a chip on its shoulder. The Rockets, who were a No.


  3. A 'Super' effort for Burlington CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Clamping down on Rockford Boylan like a vise grip, the Rockets had just enough offense to beat the Titans 34-25 in the championship game of the Class 3A Rochelle girls basketball sectional, BC's third sectional crown in four years. "Phenomenal," smiled Central senior Kayla Ross, who not only had a game-high 16 points but also held Boylan senior point guard Jessie Schiro to one field goal.


  4. Where does your suburb rank in best places in Illinois to raise a family?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Morton, Illinois ranks #1, East St. Louis is dead last and many suburbs made the top 25, in Wallet Hub's annual rankings of best Illinois towns in which to raise a family. Released Wednesday, and available at the study uses 21 metrics, including median family incomes, quality of schools, number of playgrounds, high school graduation rate, violent crime rate, divorce rate, unemployment rate and the percentage of families living below the poverty level to rank 162 Illinois communities.


  5. Man charged in library knife attack to get mental examRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A mental fitness exam will be done on a 19-year-old central Illinois man accused of trying to kill a 75-year-old man and attack children at the Morton Public Library. Dustin Brown of Morton pleaded not guilty to charges last month including attempted murder.


  6. Morton man pleads not guilty to library knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Daily Herald

    A 19-year-old central Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to trying to kill an elderly man who was protecting children the man was trying to attack with a knife. The Pekin Daily Times reports that Dustin Brown of Morton entered the plea Monday to attempted murder and other charges.


  7. Playoffs return to Wrigley Field, no sign of Steve BartmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Steve Bartman is the most infamous Chicago Cubs fan the city has ever known, blamed by many for destroying dreams the same way Mrs. O'Leary's cow is blamed for destroying the city more than a century earlier. Twelve years after that October night when Bartman deflected a foul ball that appeared destined to land in left fielder Moises Alou's glove and help land the Cubs in the World Series for the first time since 1945, 78-year-old fan Phil Grinstead feels only sadness for perhaps the most vilified fan in baseball history.


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