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  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Boat show Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 31-Feb. 1: The Baltimore Boat Show will conclude at the Baltimore Convention Center. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children 15 and younger will be admitted free with a paying adult....
  • Landowners to get pitch for wind-power superhighway

    No, the Grain Belt Express isn't a monorail pitched by a con man like in "The Simpsons"; it's a transmission line designed to carry wind-generated electricity. Beginning next week, Clean Line Energy Partners will host a series of public meetings about...
  • Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment

    Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment
    More than six months after the Veterans Affairs health system was mired in controversy, the top brass at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center expressed pride Thursday in the hospital's recent four out of five-star rating. Director Dr....
  • Voters opt for contract with American Ambulance

    An overwhelming voice vote at town meeting Jan. 20 gave the Griswold Board of Selectmen the power to enter into a contract with American Ambulance of Norwich as the town's provider of emergency medical service. The vote essentially sounded the death knell...
  • Fire damages Clermont's American Legion Post 55

    Fire damages Clermont's American Legion Post 55
    The Florida State Fire Marshal’s office is now investigating the cause of a fire that broke out on Sunday at the American Legion Post 55 building in Clermont. The Clermont Fire Department got a call at around 4 a.m. on Sunday that the building...
  • Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates

    Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates
    The following items were taken from Hoffman Estates police reports: Four women took a taxi from the 500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Prospect Heights to the 1100 block of Valley Lane and ran off without paying for the $50 fare. The incident took...
  • Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures

    Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures
    The following snow emergencies, cancellations and closures have been announced due to the storm expected Friday into Saturday. SNOW EMERGENCIES Allen Township Bangor - From 10 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Saturday. Bath - From 10 p.m. Friday until 5...
  • Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker
    Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
  • American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire

    American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire
    Fire swept through the American Legion Post 55 in Clermont on Sunday morning, Clermont Fire Department authorities said. The veterans' building at 1063 W. DeSoto St. already was shrouded in "light to moderate smoke conditions" when the fire department...
  • Listen to good advice when retirement becomes your way of life

    I have been thinking about baby boomers who, for one reason or another, have left the daily grind. No more snooze button to hit, no more gridlock. Gone is the relentless psycho babble cascading from the next cubicle and (a boost in morale, so they say)...