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  1. Area update: Diamond Rio to headline first night of Urbana Sweetcorn FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... in grades 3-5 while also completing a "21st century" renovation at Clara Peterson, for a cost of $33 million. TOLONO - Superintendent Andy Larson told school board members that the district brought in a little more than $1.2 million in sales tax ...

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  2. Area update: Search exercise planned in Tolono todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The News-Gazette

    If you're in northwest Tolono this morning and you see what looks like a frantic search for a missing person, don't be alarmed. The Champaign County Search and Rescue team will be conducting an urban search exercise from 8 a.m. to noon.

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  3. The economics of boom: The price of pyrotechnics for area communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The News-Gazette

    ... which more than covers the $13,000 cost for a show that Jennings says has "things that whiz and things that boom." Tolono gets more bang for its 12,000 bucks by enlisting the help of the town's pyrotechnics posse. "The Boom Boom Boys shoot our show ...

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  4. Area update: OK for costs of fireworks at Farmer CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The News-Gazette

    ... while another $3,000 was granted to the raceway for the Junior Kimler Memorial Race from the administrative fund. TOLONO - The former east side fire station's planned demolition is back on track, with a roadblock out of the way. Farnsworth Group ...

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  5. Top of the morning June 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Jana Ping, a 14-year-old high school freshman-to-be from Tolono, is a poet with promise. Last weekend, she was honored at the Daughters of American Revolution Alliance Chapter's Flag Day program in Savoy for her debut effort, "American Pride," which she read aloud for a big crowd that included her parents.

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  6. Area history, June 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... consisting of representatives of the 19 school districts in the county, is planned for Sunday at Unity High School in Tolono. In 2001: Hot air balloons filled the skies of Danville's Balloon Classic Illinois on Friday - the first competitive flights ...

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  7. Area schools at different places regarding transgender issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Gifford Grade School Superintendent Rod Grimsley says he's hesitant to make any changes because it's "too early." In Tolono, Superintendent Andrew Larson agreed, saying the district has never had any type of request from a transgender student and ...

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  8. Area update: McCleary won't seek re-election in SavoyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... free but a goodwill offering will be taken at the concert. The police station will be built at the site of the former Tolono fire station at the corner of East Main and North Bourne streets. Plans include a two-bay garage, a front entryway that will ...

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  9. Man gets 'second chance' probation in rural Tolono break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    A Philo man who pleaded guilty to stealing collector coins from a rural Tolono man last fall has been sentenced to two years of "second chance" probation. Paul Sollers, 40, of the 100 block of West Jefferson Street, will have the chance to escape a felony theft conviction if he does everything outlined under the terms of his plea agreement.

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  10. Those Who Served: 'That's where I learned to pray'Read the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The former Tolono mayor was a medical administrator in the Air Force, entering the service as a private and leaving as a captain. Growing up in Buffalo, which is near Springfield, Kirby "couldn't stand bean dust" and wanted desperately to be something other than a farmer.

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  11. Area history, May 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... of Gibson City, C.W. Barnes of Monticello, William Froom of Champaign, Norman Weller of Hindsboro, John Mathews of Tolono and Zipprodt. In 2001: With gasoline prices predicted to be as high as $3 a gallon this summer, a "gas war" in Mahomet was a ...

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  12. No 'evil bone in his body'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Two people are in custody in the Clark County Jail in Marshall in connection with the disappearance of a Tolono man who was later found dead. Eric Wycoff, 45, of rural Marshall and Karla Kelly, 44, of Paris made court appearances Friday in Clark County, where each was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and concealment of a homicidal death.

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  13. Two Arrested after Death of Missing ManRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    UPDATE: Illinois State Police arrest two people following the disappearance and death of a Tolono Man. 57 year old Dennis Bates of Tolono was reported missing this week.

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  14. Two in jail over disappearance of Tolono manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Two people are in custody in the Clark County Jail in Marshall in connection with the disappearance of a Tolono man. Eric Wycoff, 45, of rural Marshall and Karla Kelly, 44, of Paris made court appearances Friday in Clark County, where each was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and concealment of a homicidal death.

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  15. Missing Tolono Man found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Champaign County Sheriff's office says 57 year old Dennis Bates of Tolono who was reported missing this week has been found dead. Bates was found at 10:30 p.m. Thursday night outside of Champaign County.

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  16. LEAP Alert issued for Tolono manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ISP officials say a LEAP Alert was issued for 57-year-old Dennis Bates just before 11:00 p.m. on May 4. Bates is described as standing 4'11", weighing 100 pounds, and has blue eyes and black hair. Authorities are also looking for Bates' dark green 1993 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck, which has Illinois license plates that read "2WAMBO".

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  17. Service Club of the Week: Twin Cities Knights of Columbus Council 891Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... point on Priests' Night, scheduled for November. 3. The Knights are preparing to have a fundraising food cart at both Tolono Fun Days (June 24-25) and the Freedom Celebration (July 4).

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  18. Area update: Sadorus sells water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... to get water from the village's wells until Sadorus is connected to Illinois American's system from a service line in Tolono. That is expected to happen in about 18 months. The village's water system dates back to the 1960s and includes a well, a ...

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  19. Area update: Tolono's president vetoes truck routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... that part of the reason his company built the "Apex" grain elevator outside of town was to eliminate the weight on Tolono's streets from trucks going to the Calhoun Street elevator. He noted that Premier drivers have never caused any incidents or ...

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  20. Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments throughout our communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... in flames shortly after the audio confirmed Stine and Baker had pulled Koss out of his truck. - Ashley Eisenmenger of Tolono has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Illinois Academic Team as a result of her nomination to the All-USA Community ...

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