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  1. Timothy M. 'Tim' LoquastoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Timothy M. "Tim" Loquasto, 56, died at his residence in Grantfork, IL on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:28 a.m. He was born September 18, 1961 to Paul Laquasto and Marlene Mae Wilkerson in Belleville, IL and grew up in Okawville, IL. He then moved to Keyesport and graduated from Carlyle High School.

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  2. Oil rallies to fresh 3-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Jeremy Beck works on a drilling as he and a crew from George Mitchell Drilling search for oil for Houston, Texas based Vintage Exploration in a corn field October 9, 2004 near Okawville, Illinois. High oil prices and low finding cost in the region which has relatively shallow wells help drive exploration in the farm belt where an average well produces 40-50 barrels-a-day over a 15-20 year life span.

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  3. State House panel OKs bill to raise fine for filming accidents while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    ... approved 7-2 by the House Transportation Committee and sent to the House floor. The sponsor, Rep. Charlie Meier, R-Okawville, said the legislation was prompted after first responders at accident scenes along Interstate 55 reported that motorists ...

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  4. At tax time, heirs of farmland can face tough choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... poor," said farmer Dennis Verbeck, who is president of the Henry County Farm Bureau. State Rep. Charlie Meier, R-Okawville, also farms the southern Illinois ground his family has owned for more than a century. He said the farmland has already been ...

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  5. Okawville, Orr earn state championshipsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Rockets, who came up short in overtime of last year's Class 1A state championship game, took the suspense out of the outcome this year by handling Annawan 59-48 in the title matchup at Carver Arena in Peoria on Saturday. Okawville got five 3s and a team-best 18 points from Wyatt Krohne, and Payten Harre and Luke Hensler also scored in double figures.

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  6. Comets to tangle with Blackcats for third place in 1ARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    ... a 59-44 decision against Annawan in the semifinal round on Friday, while Goreville (23-12) fell 48-33 against Okawville. The Blackcats are led by first-team all-state point guard Braden Webb, who averaged 18.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists ...

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  7. Braves will play for state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Bureau County Republican

    ... I'm really proud of them." The Braves (31-3) will play for their first state championship Saturday, taking on Okawville, (26-8) which beat Goreville 48-33, at 1 p.m. Senior Owen Landwehr of Mineral, an AP First Team All-Stater, led Annawan with 19 ...

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  8. 1 killed after crash closes IL Rte. 177 near OkawvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | KFVS12

    According to preliminary reports, Jean D. Winters, 40, of New Baden, Illinois was hit by a car that was passing another car westbound on Hwy. 177.

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  9. Herbert Steinkamp, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Breeze Courier

    ... Jr., 75, passed away Tuesday morning at Alexian Bros. Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Born in Okawville on April 10, 1942 to Herbert and Edna Steinkamp (deceased). Herb suffered a stroke in June of 2017 and moved to a nursing home to be ...

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