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  1. Fire: 60K in damage reported in home, garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Fire fighters in Rantoul say, a home was damaged, and a car and garage were destroyed. The fire broke out at 1:38 a.m. in the 700 block Juniper Drive.

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  2. Rantoul woman dies in crash on U.S. 45 north of UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Shana Outlaw, 23, was pronounced dead at 6:40 a.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital, a victim of multiple traumatic injuries. Illinois State Police Master Sgt.

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  3. No one hurt in Rantoul house fire that destroys car, garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The News-Gazette

    ... smoke damage throughout. The Browns were unable to stay at the home and spent the night at a hotel, Waters said. Rantoul firefighters got a hand from Gifford and Thomasboro firefighters. The scene was cleared about 3:15 a.m., Waters said. Start a ...

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  4. Contractor charged after selling ejection seats from plane he was dismantlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The News-Gazette

    ... a fighter plane that he had been hired to dismantle. Although Morrison allegedly sold the seats - later recovered by Rantoul police - for $125, Clifton said the Air Force maintained that they were worth about $40,000 and that they were still ...

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  5. No one hurt in Penfield house fire that causes extensive damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The News-Gazette

    ... responded to the 11:58 a.m. call. In addition to Gifford, which has Penfield in its district, departments from Rantoul, Ogden-Royal and Blue Grass (Potomac) responded. Start a subscription now to enjoy our award-winning local news and sports ...

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  6. Rantoul woman accused of stabbing husband during argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul woman remained at the Champaign County Jail on Monday afternoon after being accused of stabbing her husband in the chest during an argument over the weekend. Prosecutors on Monday charged Sandra Findlay, 38, with aggravated domestic battery.

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  7. U.S. Congressman John Shimkus awarded 2018 IMUA/IMEA Public Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | RiverBender.com

    U.S. Congressman John Shimkus has been awarded the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association and the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency 2018 Public Service Award. IMUA/IMEA President & CEO Kevin Gaden presented the award during a ceremony held on September 10 in Rantoul at the Rantoul Municipal Building.

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  8. Man stabbed during domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Rantoul Police say a person is behind bars after they stabbed a man during a domestic dispute early Saturday morning. Police say, they were called to the 1200 block of Brookshire Drive at 4:50 am to a domestic dispute.

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  9. Fiserv rolls out online account opening suiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Finextra Research news

    ... conference, we knew it could address a challenge we wanted to solve for our members," said Paul Simons, CEO of Rantoul, Illinois-based Credit Union 1. "While we maintain a high volume of account openings, only a small percentage of our members were ...

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  10. Heather Hill residents press on after bid for drainage district board falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The News-Gazette

    ... and improving drainage, which in the Upper Salt Fork includes about 21 miles of waterway, stretching from Rantoul to about 3 miles south of St. Joseph, where it empties into the Salt Fork. Typically, seats on drainage district commissions are filled ...

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  11. Recent revelation leads to arrest in rural Rantoul molestation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The News-Gazette

    A Nebraska man is in custody in Champaign County for allegedly sexually molesting a child near Rantoul a decade ago, three years after a conviction for a similar offense in another state. Champaign County Judge John Kennedy issued a warrant Aug. 21 for the arrest of Cesar Marino, 52, after he was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

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  12. Crime Stoppers | Man sought in holdup of gas station customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The News-Gazette

    On Friday, Aug. 24, at 10:53 p.m., police were sent to the Circle K, 1295 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul, for an armed robbery. A woman told officers she was returning to her vehicle when a man armed with a handgun approached and demanded cash from her, then ran away to the north.

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  13. Those Who Served | Sent to Pakistan during VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | The News-Gazette

    Working in a small hospital in Pakistan, Gary Massey encountered soldiers with some diseases that most Americans will never see, if they're lucky. Massey, 71, grew up in Rantoul and graduated from Rantoul Township High School in 1965.

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  14. New home for Watseka McDonald's found?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... in the 70-seat restaurant was replaced after the 2008 flood. The operator of five McDonald's restaurant - Gilman, Rantoul, Champaign-Urbana and Kentland, Ind., as well as Watseka - Jarosh said once a site is agreed upon, it takes three to four ...

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  15. Rantoul man conditionally sentenced to probation for sex with teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The News-Gazette

    Assuming an evaluation puts him at a low risk to re-offend, a Rantoul man is expected to be sentenced to probation for having sex with a teen. Aaron Nash, 45, who listed an address in the 1400 block of South Pointe Drive, pleaded guilty Tuesday before Judge Heidi Ladd to aggravated criminal sexual abuse, admitting that between late-January and mid-March, he had sex with a teenage girl at his home in Rantoul on four occasions.

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  16. Man's fifth drug-related conviction since 2011 yields 10-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The News-Gazette

    A 27-year-old man with five drug-related convictions in the last seven years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his latest. Judge Heid Ladd imposed the sentenced on Kyle Greer, who listed addresses on Hedge Road in Champaign and Naples Drive in Rantoul.

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  17. Rantoul to interview Administrator candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Snider completes his service at the end of September. The village started with 28 submissions for the administrator position and have narrowed that down to the final three candidates.

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  18. Latest drug conviction yields 10-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The News-Gazette

    A 27-year-old man with five drug-related convictions in the last eight years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his latest. Judge Heid Ladd imposed the sentenced Monday on Kyle Greer, 27, who listed addresses on Hedge Road in Champaign and Naples Drive in Rantoul.

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  19. Man gets 6 years for latest incident of violence toward children's motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The News-Gazette

    A Rantoul man with a history of violence directed at the mother of his children has been sentenced to six years in prison for his latest conviction. "This defendant is a dangerous individual and if left to his own devices will continue to harass or do harm to Jennifer Mabry," Judge Tom Difanis said of Tommy Johnson.

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  20. Gallery Walk to Feature Contemporary Chinese ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Y 103

    August 25 - A collection of work born from China's new wave art movement of the 1980s will form the September exhibit in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Madden Arts Center. The exhibit, titled "The Neo-Realism: Western Influence on Eastern Art," has been curated by Dr. Ian Wang of Champaign, who serves as President of the U.S.-China Cultural Arts Exchange Association in Rantoul.

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